“These Old Bones”
18 x 24 in


Information about the artist: 
Shelby Keefe is an impressionist painter, teacher and performance artist. Earning a BFA in 1981, she embarked on a career as a graphic designer. She became a full-time artist in 2005 and travels nation-wide painting, teaching and competing in plein air competitions as well as producing work in her studio/gallery in Milwaukee, WI. She is becoming recognized nationally, having been recently published in Southwest Art and PleinAir Magazines–both being honored as the cover artist. Her paintings are being collected around the country as well as in Milwaukee Corporate surroundings and public spaces. She is represented by Edgewood Orchard Galleries in Door County, WI, the Marshall Gallery of Fine Art in Scottsdale, AZ, Oh-Be-Joyful Gallery in Crested Butte and Telluride, CO and Castle Gallery Fine Art in Fort Wayne, IN.

Keefe’s work will feature in the 16th Annual American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition October 1 through 29 at Trailside Galleries in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Viewers can also find Keefe’s paintings November 9 through 11 during the 25th Annual American Women Artists National Juried Exhibition at Bonner David Galleries in Scottsdale.

Urban Sanctuary, 181 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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