Phil Shafer

Kansas City, MO, USA
I am graphic artist with over 15 years of professional experience.
My work varies from graphic design to mural production, art direction and even my own fine art painting.

Work Experience

KUMed Center

Graphic Designer

I am the graphic designer and print finishing specialist for IDDRC research core located on the campus of the Kansas University Medical Center
April 2001 - Kansas City, United States

Sike Style Industries LLC

Owner / Lead designer

I run my own freelance graphic arts and services business.
January 2001 - Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Kansas City Art Institute

Bachelor of Fine Arts

August 1996 - May 2000 Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Charlotte Street Foundation

Studio residency award


Review Magazine

Featured artist


The Pitch

Master Mind art award


The Kansas City Star

30 under 30 artsit feature


new media dept. mentorship award

Gift of Faith award / grant



Consulting, Art Direction, Deejaying, Murals, T-shirts, Vector Illustration ,

Gallery Exhibits

Contemporary Reflections: Brown vs. Board after sixty years - 2014
Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, Kansas

Madness Brand Pop-up shop - 2013
Kultured Chameleon, Kansas City

Processing Styles, solo exhibiting and lecture- 2012
main campus gallery, St. Mary's College, Leavanworth, Kansas

Graphic Havoc - 2012
Attachment Room in Trifecta Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada

Plenty of Action, no Control - 2011
Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

Urban Suburban- 2012-2005
The Epsten Gallery at Village Shalom,
Leawood, Kansas

Where it’s at, Solo exhibition - 2010
University of Central Missouri gallery
Warrensburg, Missouri

Stuff-n-Things, Things-n-Stuff, Solo exhibition - 2010
Hot Pop store gallery,Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Fire/Water - 2010
Conspiracy Room. Uptown Theater,
Kansas City, Missouri

KC Hustle 2 - 2008
Third Eye Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

The Proper Assortment, - 2009
Emerald Space, Kansas City, Missouri

Opposition - 2008
KC Artists Coalition Underground
Kansas City, Missouri

KC Hustle / Kansas City creative professionals exhibit - 2008
The Pitch event space, Kansas City, Missouri

Untitled, Solo exhibition - 2008
Mercy Seat Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Slop Swap and Shop - 2007
UCP, Project Space exhibition, Kansas City, Missouri
Down for the Cause - 2005
The Cube Gallery at Beco Flowers,
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Flat File Show 2005
H&R Block Art Space Gallery,
Kansas City, Missouri

Tetanus 2005
Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

Conflicted Interest, Solo exhibition - 2005
The Cube Gallery at Beco Flowers
Kansas City, Missouri

Airlift Project - 2005
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich, Switzerland

Frisbee Art Fair - 2004
represented by the Byron C. Cohen Gallery
Miami Beach, Florida

The Stray Show - 2004
represented by The Fahrenheit Gallery
Chicago, Illinois

The Gun and Knife Show - 2004
Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

Alias - 2004
The Bank Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

Artpoint - 2002
represented by the Dirt Gallery
Miami Beach, Florida