One of the many side projects that I’m taking on this year is sending out some mail art to interested friends, family, fans and whomever else signs up to receive some!
A show of recent paintings and drawings from Michael Schliefke will open on March 1, 2019 during Kansas City’s monthly First Friday event. The show will feature work from the past three years, with work from his boxing series, matadors, and rodeo clowns.
So it’s a new year and perhaps you’ve wanted to make a crazy resolution to be more creative in 2019. So go for it! But how can you paint and be creative without an easel? Well, here’s an easy enough solution for you: I’m now making heavy duty, durable wooden easels!
Painted Photo Ops are now available for your next big event! Make your next kids party, corporate event, wedding, or big party an extra special affair!
The TWA Museum in Kansas City is a dusty little jewel that fits right in with the amazing lineup of museums in this fair city. My brother, science teacher and aviation enthusiast, wanted to check this museum out on a recent visit. I was apprehensive about going, as my interest in planes is on the…
Art Post Haste July edition! Here’s another round of stories from the art world and its nearby surroundings. Click around to find out why bugs are so important to painters’ palettes, the artsy return of a Kansas City institution, and a smattering of good, bad and interesting art stories for another month.
Ever take a boring paint and wine class where you sit in a room with twelve other strangers and paint some horrible painting of a bad sunset with a crappy silhouette of Bartle Hall? Why waste your time and money on that when you can actually drink, paint, learn some stuff about art and have…
Mar 2017 – Rodeo bulls continued to take center stage on my new work in the studio this month. Instead of graceful, mythic European matadors at the center, a bunch of crass, tasteless American clowns rose up to challenge the bulls.
April 2016, Union Station Kansas City – While doing some painting work for the Lyric Opera’s collaboration on the design of the renovated Planetarium inside Kansas City’s Union Station, I walked past one of those innocuous signs promoting the Pompeii show that is currently running at Union Station. I didn’t think anything of it until…
The New Game in Town My latest project is coming to fruition and it’s exciting that after seven years of plotting this event that finally, in the summer of 2016 the group art show of my dreams is happening!