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Artist's Statement

Earl Klatzel Artist Statement

I have never experienced the Mississippi Delta as a mortal entity, but I feel I have been granted the incredible journey through the music of the blues.

My two biggest passions in life are music and painting, in which both have taken me on an education trip through the history of the blues.

Blues is a feeling, a heartfelt expression of soulful sounds combined with lyrics about everyday life ...read more



Earl was born 1957 in Calgary, AB where he currently resides today.

After attending the Alberta College of Art in 1993, Earl has spent two decades with dedicated focus in creating a portfolio that captivates his musical interests and influences in the 20th century, showing great attentiveness towards history. His straightforward approach to life is characterized in the style, colors, and precision of his ...read more

Shows & Exhibitions

Shows & Group Exhibitions

(2014) solo exhibition, Revera, McKenzie Towne Lodge, Calgary, Alberta.

(2013) solo exhibition, NBCC – Carlene Davis Black Gospel Concert, Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, Alberta.

(2012) group exhibition at Beyond Marketplace, Blackfoot Hotel in Calgary, Alberta

(2011) exhibition at the Kirby Sewell Band new CD release party in Calgary, Alberta

(2010 + 2011) exhibits full-time at Altitude Art Gallery, ...read more

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