good friend Olaf Palm the painter and musician California artist Olaf Palm has long had a
fascination with 17th century Dutch Masters that is evident in his work,
which has an old-world feel and favors rich, dark tones of green, brown
and plum. His studies of People capture a range of human expression and
mannerisms. The son of Finnish immigrant farmers, he was raised in
Northern California and studied art at San Jose State College, where he
went against the prevailing fascination with abstract impressionism by
following instead the traditions of artists such as Rembrandt, Hals and
Vermeer He has traveled extensively, painting in Mexico, Europe and the
South Seas, and has exhibited in galleries and museums for more than 25
years. Olaf's favorite subjects were his musical friends.
died October 21,
This page is dedicated to his paintings of his musical
Be sure visit the Olaf Palm website to learn more about Palm's
life, work, and the recently published biography Olaf Palm, A Life in
Art. Lavishly illustrated with 180 full color images, this book includes
a whole chapter of Palm paintings of musicians, many of them with Lark
Camp as their setting. Visit the Olaf
Taizz Playing The
Madge Playing The
Olaf Painting Wendy
"Warm Spot On The Russian Gulch Trail" 10" x 16" oil on
Jason, John Paul and
Rick Making Music
"Three Musicians At Camp Redwood" Westport,
California, 1983, 24" x 30"
Hubbert Playing The Zampogna
Rod Cameron at
Work, 24" x 30" Oil, 1995
Mickie Zekley Playing The
Scotland, 1966 16" x 20"
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