Sentinel at Trout Creek, Thonotosassa,FL
Sulphur Springs Tower- Night
Tampa, Florida USA
Prismatic Pool, Yellowstone Nat'l. Park
Hillsborough River, Sunday Morning
Mixed Media Portrait: John Lee Hooker
with bas- relief blue notes
2010 HCVAA "Excellence Show"Publicity
Decorate your home or office with events, places and experiences from your own life...Paintings with Personal Meaning
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I paint live at weddings, events and all other celebrations- creating paintings with the ultimate personal meaning.
Education and Experience:
Klaaren is a member of the International Society of Acrylic Painters- Florida, Tampa Realistic Artists and the North Tampa Arts League. His Formal Art Education in New York was enriched by personal study of Masterworks in major European and US museums. Considered a leading emerging artist of the Southeast, he has exhibited his work at both group and one-man shows in the Florida and Georgia art markets. His paintings have been selected to be reproduced in several public art projects in Tampa, Florida. His art and profile has been chosen for the 2011 Tampa Bay Business Journal's Book of Lists.
Capturing "BEST OF SHOW" and other awards has enhanced his reputation as a collectable artist. Painting in acrylics, oils, watercolors or pastels, Klaaren's diverse abilities fall within the style of realistic impressionism. From natural scenes to portraits, working from his collection of personal photographs taken on his many excursions across North America, the Caribbean and Europe, his work is always genuine and appreciated.
Whether from private or corporate patronage, by commission or from inspired personal pleasure, he is
continually painting artworks
that evoke emotional
involvement from the
Fifty years of creativity keeps
his works diverse. Many of
his signature studio works
are available as poster or
Limited Edition prints
by order- Contact the Artist for
Odd Man Out- original acrylic on canvas