Franz Kline

Craig Meklir Abstract, Painting Leave a Comment

Franz Kline is a large acrylic painting inspired by the black-and-white abstract paintings of the late artist Franz Kline. 40” x 60” Commercial-grade Water-based Paint on Canvas

Strength & Optimism

Craig Meklir Landscape, Landscapes & Nature, Nature, Painting Leave a Comment

Strength and Optimism Strength and Optimism is an acrylic painting of The Monument to Joe Louis. The monument is a 24-foot long metal arm and fist of the late world-champion heavyweight boxer Joe Louis. Craig created this painting to instill hope in the future of Detroit, Michigan, the city nearest to Craig’s hometown and where this monument stands. The fist, flanked …

Coffee Pot & Cups

Craig Meklir Painting, Still Life Leave a Comment

Coffee Pot and Cups is a black-and-white still life acrylic painting. Craig omitted color and left the painting unfinished to give it an industrial quality. 16″ x 20″ Acrylic on Canvas

Fruit & Flowers

Craig Meklir Painting, Still Life Leave a Comment

Fruit and Flowers is a still life acrylic painting of colorful fruit and flowers. Subtle details such as cracks in the background wall and variations of shading help lead the viewer through the painting’s patterns, shapes and colors. 22″ x 28″ Acrylic on Canvas

The Boat Launch

Craig Meklir Landscape, Landscapes & Nature, Nature, Painting Leave a Comment

The Boat Launch is an acrylic painting that honors children who have experienced the death of a loved-one. The painting was inspired by a boat-launch ceremony that Craig attended while volunteering at a youth grief camp in the spring of 2015. Each camper decorated and launched a small boat in a river in honor of their deceased relative. Craig was …

Apples, Bananas & A Lime

Craig Meklir Painting, Still Life Leave a Comment

Apples, Bananas and a Lime is a whimsical still life acrylic painting of colorful fruit, a vase and leaves. The lime offers a playful contrast to the sweet apples and bananas that dominate the painting. 12″ x 14″ Acrylic on Canvas