Karlyn Eckman

  • MEMBER TYPE

    Individual Artist
  • Artist Medium

    Drawing, Painting, Other
  • Phone

    651 308 7285
  • Email

    eckma001@umn.edu
  • Website

    www.eckmanart.com
  • Studio Building

    2010 ARTBLOK
    2010 E Hennepin Ave
    Minneapolis, MN, 55413
    Studio Skyway
  • ACCEPTS COMMISSION PROJECTS

    Yes

I paint mainly in the genres of nautical, historical and landscape art, working in oil, watercolor and metal point drawing. I am attracted to compositions with balanced forms and strong contrasts of light and shadow. My goal is to create a work that brings beauty, serenity and lasting enjoyment to the owner. I am also committed to fostering the arts and environmental conservation in local communities, both locally and globally, and seek ways to integrate these broad themes.

I was fortunate to be chosen as one of three artists in residence at Pine Needles in 2017. The historic Pine Needles facility on the St. Croix River was donated by the Dunne Family and is operated by the Science Museum of Minnesota and the St. Croix Watershed Research Station. During my stay at Pine Needles I focused on capturing light reflected on water, and especially moving water. I’m a plein air painter, and a board member of Outdoor Painters of Minnesota. I am also a studio artist and a member of the Artblok artists’ coop.

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