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The Abyss | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

“If you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, German philosopher, composer, poet, writer   On Sunday, October 24th, Jim Klein and Ian Jaimison’s compositions will be performed as [...]

3 Tips for Boosting Your Creativity

Everyone has creativity inside of them whether it’s writing, painting, drawing, making music... the list is endless. We all have some skill within that gives us joy. According to Harvard Medical School, creative activities can relieve stress, [...]

The Pioneer Spirit and the Artistic Journey

Abstract artist Jim Klein is a fourth generation Coloradoan. His grandfather came over in covered wagons and settled with his family in Colorado. His family is a long line of hardy farmers and prime examples [...]

‘Til the Cows Come Home | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

“All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow." ~ Grant DeVolson Wood, American painter Bosco Jondy Long-time readers will recall that contemporary [...]

Visions of Manhattan | Behind the Painting with Jim Klein

Manhattan As Jim Klein likes to say, he expresses life experiences through painting abstract art. It’s spontaneous with a deep consciousness that connects with people. He believes we condense our experiences and our [...]

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 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 [...]