Kaman Style

Artist Tricia Kaman is known for more than her portraiture studio in the Murray Hill Schoolhouse, where she hosted the Murray Hill Life Drawing Group for 24 years. She also built Kaman’s Art Shoppes with her husband Rich. At its peak four years ago, Kaman’s had 2,500 seasonal employees drawing portraits in the Kaman style, and offering other creative services, at amusement parks across the United […]

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Tricia Kaman: From Life

Back in March of 2018, Jolee Klugherz of Solon Center for the Arts reached out to me saying, “I noticed your work recently in the show at Lakeland Community College and was wondering if you would be interested in showing your work in our gallery? I am always looking for great local artists to exhibit in our Solon space.” And […]

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From inner to outer: Tricia Kaman at Ursuline College

Portraitist and figure painter Tricia Kaman has been developing her craft for four decades, and the results of her experiments and refinements are on display at Ursuline College’s Wasmer Gallery. “Women in Reverie,” now in its final two weeks in exhibit, gathers 52 of Kaman’s oil and pastel images of women and girls. The artist captures women in many activities—conversing, napping, […]

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Women in Reverie

Before I learned to paint, I played the piano, and the songs I enjoyed the most were not the ones with crashing crescendos and fortissimos, but rather the quiet Reveries. Those dreamlike pieces of music led me to a place of inner peace and reflection. Likewise, as a painter, I have enjoyed capturing on canvas the same dreamlike “states of […]

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