Journey of the Heart
Embark on a journey of sound through story, song and visual experience with painter John Paul Schafer and musician Jonny Lipford.
John Paul Schaefer will expressively paint to the soothing sounds of the Native American flute performed by Jonny Lipford in this one-of-a-kind experience. Through sound and art John and Jonny will be navigating through the motions of heartbreak and mourning to discovering true love.
About Jonny Lipford: Jonny Lipford is an award-winning musician specializing in the music produced by Native American flutes and various world flutes. His music embodies characteristics of new age music combined with a touch of pop leaving the listener relaxed and uplifted. He received his first Native American flute as a Christmas gift and has since made his mark as one of the most versatile musicians of Native American flutes. He is also an instructor and has worked with hundreds of students helping them learn to play the Native American flute.
About John Paul Schafer: John Paul Schafer is an accomplished, mid career artist with 29 years experience as a studio painter. A natural maverick at age 19, John Paul Schafer set out on his own to apprentice with masters in his field and to develop job skills in graphic arts. Over the years he’s also worked as a screen printer, graphic designer, art director and, more recently, as an editorial illustrator at the Cedar Rapids Gazette. Now self employed since 2007, Schafer continues to paint and exhibit his works in juried art shows and regional art markets across the Midwest.
This is a MUD ( Marion Uptown District ) music & art experience. All tickets will enjoy an assigned seat at a table.
Specialty tables: A specialty table seats 4 people and includes a bottle of wine and a desert charcuterie tray for 4. A specialty table for this event is $140. You may purchase a specialty table under our events section. It is listed as Specialty Table for Journey of the Heart. Once your table is purchased we will reach out to confirm your table and choice of wine via the email address you’ve provided.