Art has always been a part of Shaine Schroeder’s life. As a little boy he picked up drawing.
He’s more recently taken his work to a larger space.
“You could sit down for an hour and a half and draw on an 8 by 10 piece of paper and it can look fine but it’s a totally different story when you’re putting it onto a 30 foot wall,” he said.
His work graces the back patio of M.B. Haskett.
It also hangs on the walls of another restaurant, Bro’s Brasserie Americano.
His most recent piece, the mural behind Pave’s newest upstairs bar, came with a new challenge.
“I had to paint on the ceiling. Behind the bar is this kind of curved quarter circle that basically transitions on to the ceiling and I never painted on anything like that.”
One of his most well known pieces is also one of his favorites.
“The piece’s name is Confetti,” he said, standing outside of the mural painted on the side of Common Sense.
“I had a blast doing it. I think the colors speak to everything I’ve ever wanted to express.”
Bright colors are a staple in his work.
“I love Sioux falls, it’s just, hard for anyone in this city to have six months of gray skies so that’s kind of the message that I’m trying to get across is like, ‘Hey it’s not that bad, take a look at this.”…
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