Enduring in the Posture of Love
In 2013 Michael O’Keefe opened The O’Keefe Studio Center as an independent teaching space dedicated to arts education for adults and young adults of all artistic backgrounds. Classes at The O’Keefe Studio Center focus on the disciplines of design, drawing, painting and sculpture. Many classes incorporate an emphasis on figurative work. The O’Keefe Studio Center also offers classes, workshops and lectures that deal with general visual vocabulary, that investigate historical and contemporary art concerns, and offer professional development opportunities in the arts.
Michael O’Keefe lives and works as an artist in Dallas, Texas, working in the fields of drawing, painting and sculpture. Michael exhibits his work regularly in Dallas, represented by Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden. Michael received a Bachelor degree in Arts from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA after studying at the Maryland Institute College of Art and the International School of Art in Umbria, Italy. Following his undergraduate education, Michael studied briefly at The New York Studio School. Michael received an MFA from Southern Methodist University.