JOHN SCHAEFFER, IGOR
About John Schaeffer, IGOR
John Schaeffer taught high school art after graduation from college and then entered the corporate world. Upon his retirement from the corporate life in 2011, John returned to his love of art and began painting full time. Upon returning to painting John changed his focus from abstract to realism and honed his talent to create photorealistic paintings.
Schaeffer is a professional member of the International Guild of Realism his work was selected to be exhibited in the 12th, 13th, 14th Annual International Juried Shows as well as the 1st Annual Winter Salon Exhibition.
John has four paintings presently showing in the LUSTER Traveling Museum Exhibit. This exhibit will be visiting 12 museums from coast to coast from 2017 through 2022. The LUSTER Exhibit is a show of Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting. This collective work embodies the very best of automotive painting being done today.
John has been the recipient of numerous state. regional, and national awards including third prize in the prestigious international on-line Bold Brush contest. His work has been published in magazines and most recently in Acrylics Works 5, 6, and 7: The Best of Acrylic Painting, and the June 2020 issue of Hyperrealism Magazine. "
"It is an honor to have been asked to become part of the Grandmasters of Fine Art."