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John Schieffer

John Schieffer

United States

Hyperrealism

Painters

American artists

John Schieffer graduated in 1995 from Paier College of Art in Hamden, Connecticut with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The salutatorian entered the world of illustration at Mercer Mayer Productions as a children's book illustrator. It was a job where he used his artistic abilities although it was not an outlet for a serious painting career. (He has a written and illustrated a book of his own that is awaiting a publisher). John then worked in the field of graphics at Leslie Roy Designs where he became production manager.

Until recently John has been a full time conservator for Yost Conservation. Working primarily on 19th century American Art he has been recreating what is missing due to damage from tears, punctures, flaking and aging. He uses his painting and sculpting skills to erase the marks of time. As a new resident of Arizona these pieces now travel to him for his expert handling.

All through these differing art-related jobs John has always been painting. He paints in many different sizes from murals to miniatures using both acrylic and oil paints. His experience as a restorer has honed a variety of techniques in realism, impressionism, surrealism, abstraction and portraiture. All his own works explore texture, space and color.

John's current works are contemporary still lifes. These pieces keep focus on the object while at the same time exploring the color and value of an object by keeping backgrounds subdued or shadowed. With Trompe l'oeil precision, common and under-appreciated objects take on a fresh and unexpected persona.

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John Schieffer, Lost and Found, Painting

John Schieffer

Lost and Found, 2020 121.9 x 182.9 cm Painting

€19,287

John Schieffer, Blue Mouse, Painting

John Schieffer

Blue Mouse, 2021 15.2 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm Painting

€955

John Schieffer, Beckoning Wealth, Painting

John Schieffer

Beckoning Wealth, 2020 20.3 x 20.3 x 2.5 cm Painting

€1,543

Our recommendations John Schieffer, Starfield, Painting

John Schieffer

Starfield, 2021 91.4 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm Painting

€9,547

Our recommendations John Schieffer, Gathering at Dawn, Painting

John Schieffer

Gathering at Dawn, 2016 121.9 x 182.9 cm Painting

€19,287

John Schieffer, Deep and Passionate Red, Painting

John Schieffer

Deep and Passionate Red, 2018 121.9 x 121.9 cm Painting

€9,451

John Schieffer, Martini Blues, Painting

John Schieffer

Martini Blues, 2020 121.9 x 182.9 x 2.5 cm Painting

€19,287

John Schieffer, Mere Words, Painting

John Schieffer

Mere Words, 2016 121.9 x 182.9 cm Painting

€19,287

John Schieffer, Mere Words IV, Painting

John Schieffer

Mere Words IV, 2016 61 x 61 x 2.5 cm Painting

€3,472

John Schieffer, Electric Green, Painting

John Schieffer

Electric Green, 2018 121.9 x 121.9 cm Painting

€9,643

John Schieffer, Chance or Destiny, Painting

John Schieffer

Chance or Destiny, 2020 121.9 x 182.9 cm Painting

€19,287

Our recommendations John Schieffer, Trio of Gummy Bears, Painting

John Schieffer

Trio of Gummy Bears, 2020 182.9 x 182.9 x 2.5 cm Painting

€33,752

John Schieffer, UAP, Painting

John Schieffer

UAP, 2021 121.9 x 91.4 x 2.5 cm Painting

€9,547

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John Schieffer graduated in 1995 from Paier College of Art in Hamden, Connecticut with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The salutatorian entered the world of illustration at Mercer Mayer Productions as a children's book illustrator. It was a job where he used his artistic abilities although it was not an outlet for a serious painting career. (He has a written and illustrated a book of his own that is awaiting a publisher). John then worked in the field of graphics at Leslie Roy Designs where he became production manager.

Until recently John has been a full time conservator for Yost Conservation. Working primarily on 19th century American Art he has been recreating what is missing due to damage from tears, punctures, flaking and aging. He uses his painting and sculpting skills to erase the marks of time. As a new resident of Arizona these pieces now travel to him for his expert handling.

All through these differing art-related jobs John has always been painting. He paints in many different sizes from murals to miniatures using both acrylic and oil paints. His experience as a restorer has honed a variety of techniques in realism, impressionism, surrealism, abstraction and portraiture. All his own works explore texture, space and color.

John's current works are contemporary still lifes. These pieces keep focus on the object while at the same time exploring the color and value of an object by keeping backgrounds subdued or shadowed. With Trompe l'oeil precision, common and under-appreciated objects take on a fresh and unexpected persona.

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What is John Schieffer’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Hyperrealism