interview

Inspiration in Key West | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try.” ~Dr. Seuss On occasion, inspiration will strike. Some say it can come from anywhere. [...]

The Unexpected Warrior | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

“Art has a voice - let it speak.” ~ Rochelle Carr, Abstract Expressionism Artist Abstract artist Jim Klein often remarks that once the brush meets canvas, it has a mind of its own. The paints [...]

Gertrude and Molly | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

Every so often, abstract artist Jim Klein creates a painting that is less abstract than most in his gallery. His recent works of Gertrude and Molly are prime examples and pay a gentle homage to [...]

NO PLACE LIKE HOME | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

Life is old there, older than the trees, younger than the mountains, blowing like a breeze. Country roads, take me home to the place I belong.   ~John Denver “No place like home”, “home is where the [...]

Exploration into the Unknown : METRO FOREST Painting Spotlight

“Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot see physically with his eyes… Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite. It [...]

WASTE NOT:  The Peripheral Art Philosophy

pe·riph·er·al - adjective: relating to or situated on the edge or periphery of something. If you Google the phrase “peripheral art”, you’ll find results for “Peripheral Artery Disease”. It’s not a term used in art classes [...]

Music and Art: A Perfect Match Made in Creative Heaven

Back in February, the Jim Klein Art Factory was reopened. This innovative working studio space near the J Klein Gallery allows visitors to watch and interact with artist Jim Klein while he creates. (read more about it in this [...]

The Sky is the Limit: An Art Q&A with Jim Klein

Artist Jim Klein took a moment to discuss one of his most popular paintings, "Sky", and how public perception of artwork doesn't always match the artist's.   How was "Sky" painted? Were you planning on this [...]

Announcing the exciting return of the J Klein Art Factory

For those who weren't around when the Art Factory was first opened, what is the Art Factory? Jim: A couple years back, a large vacant space opened up next to the gallery for around 3 [...]

The Mountains are Calling:  An Art Interview with Jim Klein

The vast wilderness has always captured the admiration of artists. From Frederic Edwin Church to Sanford Robinson Gifford and Thomas Cole, the complex beauty of the natural world has kept our attention since we were painting on the walls [...]