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Gender MALE
Occupation Artist, Musician, Instructor
Location Arvada, Colorado, United States
Introduction Mike Kloepfer is an award-winning artist with a career spanning three decades, including:
TECHNICAL ILLUSTRATION
for Microsoft, COBE Laboratories, Mackie Designs, Inc.
COMMERCIAL ILLUSTRATION
ANIMATION
for Boeing, Custom Automation, Inc.
GRAPHIC DESIGN & PRODUCTION
FINE ART
Traditional Classical Realism portrait, figure and wildlife art for commissions and collectors nationwide

He has done over a thousand professional portraits and over 12,000 professional caricatures, for collectors from every continent on earth.

Mike has an Associates degree in Commercial Art. He received formal training in figure and portraiture in the Aristides Classical Atelier, at the Gage Academy of Fine Art in Seattle.

His art has received numerous honors, including a purchase award nomination in 2004 from the Art Renewal Center in New York, and has appeared in articles in The Artist’s Magazine, and the book Classical Drawing Atelier by Juliette Aristides.
Mike teaches classes and workshops in the Denver area.

Mike plays guitar and sings with various musical acts in Denver and across the country.
Interests Art, music, pirating with my crewe, the mountains, the beach, Key West sunsets, good stories, a good joke...
Favorite Movies Muppet Treasure Island, The Princess Bride, My Cousin Vinny, POTC
Favorite Books Classical Drawing Atelier - by Juliette Aristides; A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe - by Michael S. Schneider;