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Caleb-Tampa Bay Area-Acrylic and Oil

Caleb came to painting as a result of his inability to get cameras to record his unique emotional response to his surroundings. “Apparently, I see light and lines somewhat differently than film or CCD’s do. Go figure.” He has used just about every media known to western man, and although pastel is his first love, and oils his longest romance, he now employs acrylic paints, to take advantage of their ability to mimic pastel chalks.
Although Caleb cites the early-twentieth century Regionalists as his major formal influence, he says he is more governed by aesthetic preferences that are rooted in his childhood experience and perception. “In childhood, perception and preference are unfiltered, raw and honest. I notice that I am drawn to the scenes, colors and shapes that surrounded me before my fifth year. I did not consciously make choices then; I do better work when I do not make conscious choices now. But there is always choosing.”
Caleb says that he can describe his work his work as being closest to Fauvist in appearance. He says that the Florida climate is very influential. “During the winter, my paintings are relatively cool and sober. By August, I’m laying down wild colors that hatch in my poor heat-addled head. I guess I’ll never really get acclimatized…”
Caleb spent his youth in the Midwest, New York and finally the Los Angeles basin. As a young adult he moved to Oregon, where he spent a good chunk of his adult life. He has been on the Pinellas peninsula on Tampa Bay for nearly a dozen years.
Caleb lives and paints in St Petersburg, which he is sure is the best place on the Gulf Coast of Florida. He cohabits with Toulouse the dog and Bonnie the cat.

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Artist:Caleb
Title:St Petersburg Warehouse
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:Rock Crusher
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:CASP 2
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:CASP 8
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title: Garage
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title: Play House
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:South Side
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title: Behind Ferg’s
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:18th Ave NE
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:11th Ave N
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:Snell Bridge Evening
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

Three Palms
Three Palms

Artist:Caleb
Title:Three Palms
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Canvas
Size:36×36

Four Palms
Four Palms

Artist:Caleb
Title:Four Palms
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Canvas
Size:36×36


Artist:Caleb
Title:10th St N
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30


Artist:Caleb
Title:Snell Bridge II
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30


Artist:Caleb
Title:Block House
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30


Artist:Caleb
Title:Cortez, Florida
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30


Artist:Caleb
Title:Terra Cotta
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30


Artist:Caleb
Title:Pinellas Palms
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30


Artist:Caleb
Title:Woodlawn III
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30


Artist:Caleb
Title:Highland St N
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30


Artist:Caleb
Title:Maximo Palms
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:casp 3
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:Snell Eve-SOLD
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30

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Artist:Caleb
Title:Coney #1 –SOLD
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30
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Artist:Caleb
Title:Snell Isle House
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30
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Artist:Caleb
Title: Yellow House III
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30
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Artist:Caleb
Title:Green House I
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30
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Artist:Caleb
Title: Garage Chairs
Medium:Acrylic
Substrate:Paper
Size:22×30
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Edition:Original
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