Artist of the Week 35
Born in 1950 in Washington, D.C., Jacqueline Kamin received her formal art education from the Corcoran Museum School in her native town, and later attended the Art Students League and the Sculpture Studio, both in New York City.
Kamin has been the recipient of many awards, including First Place in the landscape category presented by the Coastline Community in 1992, an Honorable Mention from the California Art Club’s 89th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, First Place for Still Life at the 3rd Annual California Autumn Salon in 2002, and an Honorable Mention from the Sights of Santa Ana Invitational held at the Bowers Museum in 2004.
Recent exhibits include the Annual California Autumn Salon, Beverly Hills, the 23rd Annual Juried Non-Members Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club, NYC, which led to her membership, and the 92nd Annual California Art Club Exhibition at the Pasadena Historical Museum. Kamin teaches at workshops run by the Scottsdale Artist School in Scottsdale, Arizona, and, in 2006, was included in the Art Competition and Exhibition sponsored by the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation, where she won the Juror’s Choice Award.
Jacqueline Kamin is a member of the Oil Painters of America, the California Art Club, where she serves on the Board of Advisors, and the Salmagundi Club. She also serves as President and Master Signature Member of American Women Artists.
“Kamin paints with a sculptural sensibility that isn’t at all foreign to her practice. Earlier in her career she spent time as a bronze bust sculptor. “Working with sculpture is a lot of fun,” Kamin says. “It is very tactile and organic, but it takes a toll physically, and you aren’t responsible for the whole process unless you have your own foundry.”
“Control over the process is what invigorates Kamin and continually draws her to oil painting, especially still life painting depicting objects that she’s collected for more than 40 years during her travels all over the world, including to Macao, China, and Korea. “Still life painting allows the artist to really control the viewers’ vision, leading them where you want them to look and making them feel like they are in another place, an intimate world,” she says.”
(From “May I Introduce Jacqueline Kamin?” by Courtney Jordan)
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