JEAN KALIN
APSC, NOAPS, ISAP, TWSA, KWS, WCWS-M, MOWS, NAPA, UK

A Kansas City native, Jean Kalin attended the Kansas City Art Institute on a full merit scholarship. She also studied with Daniel E. Greene, NA and Gregg Kreutz of the Art Students League, New York, NY. A professional artist for over forty years, including twenty years with Hallmark Cards, Inc., she has taught both classes and workshops for fifteen years. Using Oil, Alkyd, Acrylic or Watercolor, Kalin paints any and all subject matter.Classes available in watermedia.


Honors and Professional Organizations
Kalin is one of only twenty-two artists ever awarded Permanent Signature Certification by the American Portrait Society. Signature member of National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society; International Society of Acrylic Painters; Signature Member Transparent Watercolor Society of America; Kansas Watercolor Society; Master, WesternColorado Watercolor Society; Missouri Watercolor Society; and NAPA Archives - Tate Museum, London, England.  

Published  Art work featured in “Splash 14,” “Splash 12,” and “Splash 5;” Northlight Publishing; “Best of Worldwide Watermedia,” Kennedy Publishing; “Artistic Touch 5,” Northlight Publishing; Acrylic Highlights magazine 2004; Finalist in Cover Competition, Watercolor Magazine, Summer 2005, both published by American Artist; American  Artist “Portraits of Life,” February ’98 and March ’00 issues; “Best of Watercolor 2,” “Best of Watercolor – Painting Light and Shadow,” and “The Collected Best of Watercolor,” all Rockport Publishing; The Artist’s Magazine “Simply the Best” Sept. ’03; and “The Directory of American Portrait Artists.” She is included in Who’s Who of  American Women, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of American Education.

International and National Juried Shows

Watercolor exhibitions include:

  • American Watercolor Society International, New York
  • Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
  • Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN
  • Kansas Watercolor Society, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
  • Watercolor Missouri National, Winston Churchill Museum, Fulton, MO
  • Rockies West National, Grand Junction, CO; Rocky Mountain National, Golden, CO
  • Adirondacks National, Old Forge, NY
  • National Watercolor Society Member Exhibition, Donor’s Special Exhibition, CA
  • San Diego Watercolor Society International, San Diego, CA
  • Irving Shapiro Memorial, Chicago, IL; Illinois Watercolor Society, Dixon, IL
  • Red River Watercolor Society, Fargo, ND


Acrylic exhibitions include:

  • Audubon Artists, New York, NY
  • National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic, New York, NY; and Bethlehem, PA
  • National Acrylic Painters Assoc., New Orleans, LA; Birmingham, England; and Tacoma, WA
  • International Society of Acrylic Painters, Cornell Museum, Delray, FL; and San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, Osage Beach, MO; Cornell Museum, Delray, FL; 
  • Governor’s Mansion Special Exhibition, Jefferson City, MO; Arts Council of Estes Park, CO

International and National Juried Shows

Watercolor exhibitions include:

  • American Watercolor Society International, New York
  • Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
  • Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN
  • Kansas Watercolor Society, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
  • Watercolor Missouri National, Winston Churchill Museum, Fulton, MO
  • Rockies West National, Grand Junction, CO; Rocky Mountain National, Golden, CO
  • Adirondacks National, Old Forge, NY
  • National Watercolor Society Member Exhibition, Donor’s Special Exhibition, CA
  • San Diego Watercolor Society International, San Diego, CA
  • Irving Shapiro Memorial, Chicago, IL; Illinois Watercolor Society, Dixon, IL
  • Red River Watercolor Society, Fargo, ND


 Acrylic exhibitions include:
  • Audubon Artists, New York, NY
  • National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic, New York, NY; and Bethlehem, PA
  • National Acrylic Painters Assoc., New Orleans, LA; Birmingham, England; and Tacoma, WA
  • International Society of Acrylic Painters, Cornell Museum, Delray, FL; and San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, Osage Beach, MO; Cornell Museum, Delray, FL;
  • Governor’s Mansion Special Exhibition, Jefferson City, MO; Arts Council of Estes Park, CO

 

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