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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. [...]

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 [...]

Still Life in Real Life: A new perspective

“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” ~ Frances Hodgson Burnett Talk about a new perspective! You can now tour the J Klein Gallery and the [...]

Powerful Words: How Titles can Influence Perspective

Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain Park begins at the entrance of the park and follows the Fall River until intersecting with Trail Ridge Road. Trail Ridge runs to the top of the Continental Divide and [...]

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 [...]

Grateful: A Lifetime of Experience in the Agriculture World

Jim Klein's largest painting, "Corn", has found its home in the heart of corn country. A massive agriculture corporation has recently purchased one of Jim Klein's largest pieces of artwork. The combined 144-inch wide, double-canvas [...]

Q&A with Artist Jim Klein: Art and Inspiration in the Fall

The autumn is said to be a time of change. Artist Jim Klein shares his thoughts on the season called a "second spring" and the hidden influences one experiences in life can have on their [...]

Inside the Art: The Story Behind “Red Maples”

According to Wikipedia, red maple is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees in North America- perhaps, because it is adaptable to a very wide range of site conditions. Red maples can be found [...]

The Painting has a Life of Its Own: An Interview with Jim Klein

This quote by French artist Paul Cezanne rings true: "I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting."   Oftentimes, an artist may find themselves directed by inspiration separate from themselves: the paints, the [...]