An accomplished watercolor artist, Al Kline's artwork is recognized in state, national, and international exhibitions.
Born in Holland, Al Kline moved with his family to the United States as a young child. He began to draw at age five, created his first watercolor at age eleven, and began winning art awards in High School. He earned degrees in Health Science Education in the fields of Chemistry and Biology. After earning his Doctorate degree, he spent the majority of his working life providing medicine and surgical services to his community for thirty years. In 2017 he re-discovered the art of drawing and watercolor, and studied with renowned artists; Frank Eber, Vladislav Yeliseyev, Iain Stewart, and Herman Peel. There was a conscious shift in his artwork with a focus on compositional design and texture in order to express a deeper meaning in his paintings. And within a very short time, his artwork has earned numerous awards and acceptances. Elected President of the Watercolor Society of South Texas in 2018, he began teaching watercolor classes at the Rockport Center For The Arts. In 2020 he added drawing and watercolor instructions via online platforms, and hosts several destination watercolor workshops in the USA and Mexico. Al Kline is a signature member of the Watercolor Society of South Texas, Southwestern Watercolor Society, and a selected member for exhibitions through the American and National Watercolor Societies. His book titled, Watercolor Impressions by Al Kline, has just been released. BIOGRAPHY | AWARDS
MEMBER: • Watercolor Society of South Texas (WSST), acting President, signature member • Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS), signature member • American Watercolor Society, exhibitions • National Watercolor Society, exhibitions • Transparent Watercolor Society of America