An Interview with Ileen Kaplan

How would you describe your journey as an artist? I have loved visual art as an appreciator for as long as I can remember. I took many art history classes in college, and a high point in my life was going to the Chicago Art Institute and seeing in person many of the paintings that I had studied about. But it wasn’t until I took a trip with Michael to Bavaria in 1998 that I thought about painting myself. We were taking a walk through some fields in the gorgeous early morning light and I heard a voice my...

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