Michael McCaffrey

Art Discipline: 
Lawrence, KS
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Dec 5, 2016 to Dec 14, 2016

For the past several years, Michael McCaffrey has been creating paintings and drawings of his 77-year old father and his home in Lawrence, Kansas. In his painting process, he oscillates between recording accurate visual information and invented abstract forms. Through this process, a woven tapestry that captures a deeper and holistic view of his subject emerges. Michael received a B.F.A from the University of Kansas in 2006 before receiving an M.F.A in painting from Indiana University. Michael has exhibited both regionally and nationally at Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH, K Space Contemporary in Corpus Christi, TX and First Street Gallery in New York, NY. Recently, Michael's work was published in Manifest Galleries International Painting Annual 5 and last year he received a grant from the Elizabeth Greensheilds foundation. Currently, he is the Artist-in- Residence in the Visual Art Department at the University of Kansas where he teaches Painting and Life Drawing.