Red Onion Cafe has been a proud supporter of the arts since its opening in 1995. Over the past couple of years, we have featured artists on our in-house menus.
Ken Southwick is an artist and illustrator living in Carthage, Missouri. His fine art has been shown in galleries, fairs, and universities throughout the Midwest. Ken has produced series of painting from his travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa as well as of the Ozarks and Missouri wildflowers. He paints in oil, gouache, and acrylic. His commercial client list includes Marvel Comics, Fleer Flair Trading Cards, Hallmark Cards, Lee Jeans, and Leggett & Platt. He was an early adopter of computer illustration and spent his career giving presentations and demonstrations in the educational system.
Jana became interested in art by painting alongside her father as a child. She studied art in school, worked in set design, painted murals and is now a freelance artist. Jana works primarily with watercolor and acrylic paint, but is always eager to try new mediums.