On October 15th, 2019 artist John Sebelius collaborated with musicians Martinez Hillard + Chris Luxem and digital artists Adam Johnson + Jeremy Rockwell for an evening of artistic discovery. During this event the historic church was covered in projected visuals of the original stained glass windows with live music and Sebelius creating a live portrait of Langston Hughes, a former member of the congregation. This event kicked off a fundraising effort to restore the iconic windows.
Born to Kill (2019) An interactive installation and series of collaborative paintings by Chris King and John Sebelius. "Born to Kill" first exhibited at the KRUK Gallery, at the University of Wisconsin, the exhibit included over 75 portraits of legendary comedians throughout the gallery. As a centerpiece in the space, the duo created a "Comedy Club" installation, inviting participants to record their own jokes and post them to #borntokillshow on social media.
Time-lapse video of abstract mural at The Levee Cafe in 2019 in Lawrence, KS.
Time-lapse video of garage mural painting of Marilyn Monroe in 2017 in Old West Lawrence, KS.