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Painter Calvin Grimm: an exhibit

Abstract expressionist painter Calvin Grimm pours everything into his paintings—his emotions, his life experiences, and particularly his love and respect for nature. Though there are few recognizable forms in his paintings, it is not just abstract ideas he represents in oils. It can be something so specific as the image of oil-soaked wildlife trying to flee the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez and BP oil spills.

Here’s a short tour of three of his works.

Supporting Calvin means supporting an artist who is giving the world more than just wonderful painting. He spent decades of his life working to raise awareness and concern for our natural environment and the damage which we humans do to it. Don’t miss Samantha Pack’s article about Calvin, where he talks about his art and his beliefs about conservation. Or go enjoy the on-camera interview.

Calvin Grimm’s site
the Clearwater
the Woodstock Land Conservancy


Jeremy Scott Olsen sound editor / re-recording mixer
Ingersoll Avelino editor

Paula Minardi producer

Erick Iniguez coordinating producer
Ryan Metcalf supervising producer
Jeremy Scott Olsen executive producer

Shannah White consultant to Calvin Grimm

Calvin Grimm art and photographs used with permission and gratitude

“Twenty One Years: Exxon Valdez to BP Gulf Oil Spills”
oil on canvas

“Clearing Out the Stories”
oil on canvas

“Seeker/Sought: Deep Ocean / Deep Space Series”
oil on canvas

Calvin Grimm supports

National Outdoor Leadership School – The Leader in Wilderness Education

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

Woodstock Land Conservancy

“I’ve Always Known”
written and produced by Nathan Schafer
copyright 2013 by Nathan Schafer

“Lamp Project Theme 2011”
written and produced by Nathan Schafer
copyright 2011 by Nathan Schafer

with great appreciation for our all-volunteer crew for their talent, dedication, professionalism and time

copyright 2013 by The Lamp Project
all rights reserved

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