David Schaefer



David Schaefer, a Milwaukee artist, uses multiple media and oil on canvas to create lush and textural surfaces. His work reflects his skill with both palette knife and brush. His use of color is playful and spontaneous. David uses paper, nails, spray paint and other materials to add to the interest of his work.

A true veteran of the arts, David Schaefer has over 30 years of experience in painting and creating. He holds a degree in Fine Arts from Cardinal Stritch University. David exhibited at Katie Gingrass Gallery for over 20 years. This exposure and connection to many nationally known artists honed his skills, amplifying his abilities as a professional painter.  He has exhibited at numerous galleries and his work can be seen in many private and corporate collections, including


 A.O.Smith, Fi-Serve, Manpower, Northwestern Mutual, UW Cancer Center at Pro-Health Care, St. John's on the Lake and St. Mary's Hospital.

David has work in many different countries and has enjoyed a strong national and international presence.