Keif Schleifer

Keif has made a significant impact on the world of art. She is a designer, sculptor and illustrator who has worked with other artists from around the world to create stunning public murals, sculptures and installations. With her exceptional skills, she has earned a reputation for executing unusual, technical and large-scale projects that are both captivating and thought-provoking.

Additional Artist Information

Keif Schleifer is principal of KSDesign Collaborative (KSDC), a creative practice that provides technical, architectural, and public-use design solutions. KSDC also provides a platform for elevating fellow artists & designers and solving logistical challenges associated with curation, installation and maintenance of art in public spaces. The platform uses art interventions to facilitate community empowerment opportunities through direct engagement & asset-utilization strategies. Keif served in the military as a Firefighter/Medic in Aviation Crash/Fire/Rescue. Following that, she worked and volunteered as a civilian Firefighter/EMT and these experiences (including work at New York City’s Twin Towers/Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11), inform her current practice with a unique perspective on public safety, building mechanics & structural integrity. Keif is Vice President of the Mad Housers, a non-profit organization that builds small emergency shelters for the homeless. She holds two A.A. Degrees (one focusing on Mathematics and the other on Chemistry); a B.A. in Architecture from Wellesley College and an M.S. Arch in Building Technology from the Georgia Institute of Technology, College of Architecture.

Artist In Depth

Keif Schleifer's Locations

“RE-BIRTH” throughout Lynn (Multiple Locations)

“RE-BIRTH” throughout Lynn (Multiple Locations)

Lynn, MA

“RE-BIRTH” by Sheila Pree Bright (Atlanta) Wheatpaste Series in Downtown Lynn Curated and Produced by Keif Schleifer This Fall, Lynn had the extraordinary pleasure of partnering with Boston University’s Arts […]

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Inside Out at Lynn Community Health Center

Inside Out at Lynn Community Health Center

Lynn, MA

TRUTH BE TOLD captures the 2020 experience through the lens of our youth. In the midst of the global pandemic and racial injustice that this year has brought to light, […]

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