You never forget your first time. I was nervous, cleaned up a bit beforehand, even going so far as to put on a clean shirt. The moment finally arrived, awkward greetings were exchanged and soon enough, we found ourselves in my studio. This is the first time I would teach a painting class.
Life comes at you fast, and so much time is just spent scrambling around. July was one of those months where I couldn’t have been busier, but yet still felt like things were stuck in neutral on a lot of fronts. So in July, I worked on some charcoal drawings and continued work on my…
There’s a wonderful art show at the Kansas City Public Library right now. Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective is a beautiful and compelling show! Best know as the gonzo artist depicting Hunter S Thompson’s exploits, this comprehensive show proves his art goes much farther than that.
June started out with a quick visit to see family, but then the rest of the month was a full schedule trying to juggle a bunch of projects – getting some off the ground and finishing others.
Here’s your chance to buy some $50 paintings! Summer is a slow time for the arts. Galleries keep summer hours and art buyers go on vacation. With all the free time, it’s a great time for artists to get some work done in their studio. In order to do that, you’ve got to have paint.
Back when I was a kid, every once in a while during the long days of summer I’d take the train into Boston and wander through the city. One of my favorite stops was the Utrecht Store on Mass Avenue.
After a long hiatus from facebook, I’ve been convinced by a friend to at least have an active schliefkevision page. It’s an effort to help promote my website, classes, shows, and maybe even sell some work. So here’s what’s up:
This really is a story about Omaha, art and the Joslyn Museum, Just hold tight and let me get there…
A summertime special! With the normal slowdown of art classes during the summer, I find myself with a lot more free time and a lot less money to pay my bills. So now’s your chance to take advantage of this situation and order up one of my affordable painting commissions! Buying art doesn’t have to…
They say April is the cruelest month, but May always serves as a harbinger of doom. Setting up for survival in the summer months is one of the hardest tasks I experience as an artist. The other is getting people interested in buying art to finally commit.