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HANDS ACROSS MISSOURI

Exhibit Opens  June 2nd

Closing Reception: July 7, 5-8pm
Reception is free and open to the public

The Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery and The Best of Missouri Hands presents “Hands Across Missouri”, an exhibition of handmade fine arts and crafts created by Midwest artists and artisans.  The exhibit at the Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery in Chillicothe, Missouri runs from June 2nd to July 7th, 2017. Located in the Historic Downtown Commercial District in the heart of Chillicothe, Missouri, Cultural Corner Art Guild & Gallery boasts 5,000 square-feet of classroom, gallery and event space.  For more on the Gallery, check their web page at http://culturalcornerartguild.org/about/

This exhibition is part of the BOMH On The Road series.

The show was set on Friday, May 26 by BOMH Board Members Kim Carr and Don Crozier.  Don, as Events person for the Board of Directors, has been working to coordinate this event with the Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery.  Thank you to BOMH volunteers and the folks from Cultural Corner.

Congratulations to the following artists whose works were accepted for the juried show are: Jamie Smith (Photography), Kathryn Leventhal-Arnold (Sculpture), Nancy Koehler (Painting), Lori Doty (Clay), Deby Gilley (Printmaking), Peggy King (Glass), Don Crozier (Photography), Darla Zook (Painting), Kirk Decker (Photography), Julie Sieving (Painting), John Whitt (Wood), Marcia Whitt (Fiber), Jessie Cargas (Sculpture), Annie Webster (Fiber), Kathy Gomric (Drawing), Lisa Brooke (Painting), Frances Crouch (Painting) and Kim Carr (Photography).

Thanks to Kim we have lots of photos of the gallery as they were setting up, of course.  Click on the thumbnails for larger photos.

 

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Glass

Functional and non-functional two and three-dimensional work in which the primary medium is glass and the additions of any other mediums are incidental to and not intrinsic to the finished pieces.<

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Clay

Functional and non-functional work in which the primary medium is clay and additions of any other mediums are incidental to and not intrinsic to the finished pieces.

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Jewelry

Work made from any medium that is used primarily as personal adornment. This includes wearable sculpture.

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Sculpture

Objects produced by carving, modeling, welding, or otherwise producing figurative or abstract works of art in three dimensions, as in relief, intaglio, or in the round.

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Painting

All work in which the primary medium is paint of any kind and the character of the finished work is most specifically defined by the use of paint. This category includes work in pastels.

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Fiber

Wearable garments and accessories and non-wearable work produced from fibers and fabrics.

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Photography

All work in which the primary medium is film or digital photography and the character of the finished work is most specifically defined by the use of photography. This category includes photographi

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Other

Any finished work that can’t be best described by one of the above categories.

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Digital Media

All work in which the primary medium is produced through the use of digital technology and the character of the finished work is most specifically defined by the use of digital technology.

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Drawing

All primarily two-dimensional work that is created through the use of drawing. Please select this category if your work includes low relief.

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Mixed Media 3D

Primarily three-dimensional work that includes at least two separate and intrinsic mediums.

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Metal

Functional and non-functional work in which the primary medium is metal and the additions of any other mediums are incidental to and not intrinsic to the finished pieces.

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Wood

Functional and non-functional work in which the primary medium is wood and the additions of any other mediums are incidental to and not intrinsic to the finished pieces.

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Traditional Crafts

All traditional crafts, including but not limited to soap-making, chair caning, broom making, tin punching, black-smithing, furniture making, etc. What defines this category is the attention to his

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Printmaking

All work in which the primary medium is traditional (lithography, etching, serigraphy, etc.) or digital (computer-generated) printmaking.

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Mixed Media 2D

Primarily two-dimensional work that includes at least two separate and intrinsic mediums. This category includes low relief.

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