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Oil Painters of America presents Everett Raymond Kinstler, OPAM, at the Salmagundi Club
Upper Gallery, September 18, 2015
When: Friday, September 18, 7:30pm.
Attendees will have a rare opportunity to listen to Master Signature artist Everett Raymond Kinstler as he discusses his prolific life as an artist with OPA President and Signature Member Ken Cadwallader. Hear how his art career began and the road he has traveled on his way to becoming one of America’s most preeminent and beloved artists.
Among those who posed for him include presidents: Richard Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush; Authors Ayn Rand, Tennessee Williams, Tom Wolfe. Artists Alexander Calder, Salvador Dali, Norman Rockwell; Supreme Court Justices Harry Blackmun and Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Business leaders John D. Rockefeller lll, Donald Trump, Sumner Redstone. Others include Tony Bennett, Carol Burnett, James Cagney, Placido Domingo, Katharine Hepburn, Paul Newman, Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer, and John Wayne.
He was awarded honorary degrees by Rollins College, Lyme Academy College and the San Francisco College of Art. His memberships include the National Academy, American Watercolor Society, Audubon Artists, Allied Artists of America, Copley Society, National Arts Club, Century Club, Oil Painters of America, and the Salmagundi Club.