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Calvin Kemppainen

Charlevoix, MI

Calvin Kemppainen has been studying art and painting since an early age. Cal’s work reflects his love of nature and his passion for painting, capturing the beauty of Michigan, intuitively committing to canvas for most of his life. Cal has taught studio and plein aire private and group lessons for over 30 years, currently from his studio/home, Wind Ridge, a 30 acre artists retreat in Michigan’s pristine north. Cal’s paintings have placed in many International, National, State and Local competitions, including Ducks Unlimited and the 2013 Charlevoix Venetian Festival Artist, he is also a founding member of the Michigan Plein Air Group. Bier Art Gallery, Charlevoix; Circle of Arts, Charlevoix; Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey; along with many corporate and private collections exhibit Cal’s work.

Calvin's ArtPrize Entries

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    Celebration on the Grand

    2013 ArtPrize Entry Calvin Kemppainen
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Calvin's Past Work

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