We are excited about the newest addition to the courtyard here at the Live Oak Art Center.  The Courtyard Wine Bar opened in March 2017 and offers an extensive selection of wine and beer along with some exciting food and music!  Courtyard Wine Bar is open Thursdays 5pm-8pm,  Friday 5pm-10pm, and Saturdays 10am-2pm (brunch).

Paintings by

John Schaeffer

March 23 through May 4.

Opening Reception Friday, April 12, 6-8pm





Gallery Hours: W-F 11-5, Sat 10-2

Courtyard Hours: Th 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10



John Schaeffer received a BS in Commercial Art from Southwest Texas State University. He taught high school art after graduation and then entered the corporate world. Upon his retirement from the corporate life in 2011, John returned to his love of art and began painting full time. Upon returning to painting John changed his focus from abstract to realism and honed his talent to create photorealistic paintings.

 CISD Houston Rodeo Art

Photography of Rick Vanderpool

Paintings of John Schaeffer

The Courtyard Wine Bar



Photography/Collage of Avisheh Mohsenin