Keith Shackelford

Profile Updated: May 31, 2021
Keith Shackelford
Keith Shackelford


Keith Shackelford


Keith Shackelford


Yes! Attending Reunion
Residing In: Alexandria, VA USA
Marital Status: Widower
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Occupation: Marketing Communications Executive (retired). Pursuing the audacious quest of becoming a painter...
Family (kids, grandkids, siblings): Two sons:
Aaron, born 1977;
Grant, born 1982;
Five grandchildren, ages 2 to 12

Art Enthusiast, Collector, Painter
Acoustic Guitar
Sailing and Downhill Skiing
Bicycling and Long Walks
German Automobiles
World Travel

Living in Alexandria Old Town, VA, enjoying the area's robust fine-arts community. When not painting in the studio or 'en plein air', I spend as much time as possible with our two sons, daughters-in-law and five grandchildren; all of whom reside locally in the Washington DC area.

Life Since 1969:

- Married Deborah Ann Holleman, 1972
- BFA Studio Art 1973
- 5-Years Ad Agency Art Director, Kansas City, 1973-1978
- 2-Sons, 1977 & 1982
- 40-Years Marcom Executive, KC and Chicago, 1978-2018
- Retired in 2018
- Debbie passed into next chapter of eternity, 2019

School Memories:

• Debbie, High School Sweetheart
• Porter Price Art Classes
• Two Year Winner of National Young Artists Gold Key Award
• First Solo Exhibit Art Show

Friends You Stay In Touch With:

Francie Brown (McDonald)
Mark Failing
Becky Brinkman

Schools (Elementary through College):

Pleasant Valley Elementary
Maple Park Junior High
North Kansas City High School
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Favorite Teachers/Staff:

Porter Price took me under his wing and patiently taught me to paint in oil. His insightful instruction still resonates everytime I smell oils and pick up a brush.

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