BEST OF MISSOURI HANDS ANNUAL MEETING AND WORKSHOP WITH CAROLYN EDLUND OF ARTSY SHARK

Please make plans to join the Best of Missouri Hands for our Annual Meeting and Workshop online Saturday April 30, 2022 starting at 10:00 am. Our annual board meeting will cover new and old news, introduction of our newest juried members, committee reports, Artsmart Conference updates, a report from the BOMH President, and more. Excellent […]

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Artists Wanted for Fresh Gallery in Springfield MO

Fresh Gallery is looking for the following artists: ⁠Jeweler⁠, Painter, Potter, Sculptor⁠, Glass artist⁠, Fiber artist⁠, Mixed-Media artist⁠ or something in between. ⁠⁠Fresh Gallery wants you! We are currently accepting artist applications. If you are interested in being part of Springfield’s premier gallery of regional artists, submit your application today! Fresh Gallery is a cooperative […]

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Creating Molds workshop with Adam Long

Workshop with Adam Long: Learn to create molds of your sculptures or any other small object. 2/11 or 2/12 https://maomgallery.com/classes-%26-store Molds allow artists to create multiple copies of their three dimensional artwork. In this workshop you will create a simple plaster mold and silicone rubber mold! You can bring your own objects! Great for jewelers, […]

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Gallery Space Available at Crossroads Arts Council in Wentzville, MO

Artists, are you interested in booking your own showing? We have lovely gallery space available for you to reach the Wentzville and Missouri Crossroads Area. We help you with the hanging, the reception, and the marketing. Contact us at [email protected] “Our goal is to promote cultural arts programming in the City of Wentzville, Missouri and […]

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1st & 2nd goes to Lana Cease at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art Exhibit

Congratulations to the Painting: Watercolor finalists from the 48th annual Membership Exhibition! On view now until February 20, 2022. Lana Cease, Au Dernier (The Last) Lana Cease, Tipsy Kim Hines, Iris Sue Kneale, Summer Idyll Join our vibrant community of artists and arts supporters by becoming a member: http://albrecht-kemper.org/membership/ […]

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BOMH ARTSMART SCHOLORSHIP AWARD

Scholorship applications are open January 1st – 31st, 2022. While the Best of Missouri Hands ArtSmart Conference is always reasonably priced, some members may experience a need for financial help in order to attend. The Best of Missouri Hands offers financial assistance for ArtSmart Conference attendance through various fundraising means. General Guidelines • Application for […]

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Embrace the Holiday Spirit at Christmas at Grandma’s House in Daisy Missouri

Come see what’s new each year at Christmas at Grandma’s House! We have glass ornaments, metal art, pottery, candles, jewelry and much more from some of our favorite artists and—of course—oodles of our own wire designs. Grandma’s House was built around 1900 and is next to the Village Designs workshop in Daisy, Missouri. Originally the […]

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Every Artists Insured Workshop presented by the Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts

GET COVEREDYou’ll likely find lower premiums, more choices, and generous government assistance on HealthCare.gov during the November 1 — January 15 open enrollment period, so this is a great time to investigate your health insurance options. Subsidies will be larger and more widely available than they have been during previous open enrollment periods. Many low-income shoppers will […]

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Kathryn Bowman

BOMH ARTIST SPOTLIGHT  Name:  Kathryn Bowman City:  St. Charles, MO Business Name:  Kathryn Bowman Studio LLC Medium:  Art Jewelry Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/KathrynBowmanStudio/?view_public_for=215783052420 Instagram Link:  https://www.instagram.com/kathrynbowmanartjewelry/ Website Link:  https://www.kathrynbowmanstudio.com/ Any other online shops? (Fine Art America, Etsy?)  I sell tutorials at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/1beadweaver?ref=shop_sugg Juried/Not Juried?  Juried How Long a BOMH Member?  7 or 8 years Why did […]

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Gregory Holden

May Featured Artists – Missouri Arts Council I started in photography in 1971 with a polaroid land camera. I had just been diagnosed with Type 1 Juvenile Diabetes and had spent time in a hospital bed looking through copies of Life magazine. A photograph by Larry Burrows named Reaching Out propelled me into photography.   […]

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Cape Girardeau Announces Ninth Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition on Broadway

Cape Girardeau, Mo.  – The Public Art Committee of the City of Cape Girardeau will launch the city’s Ninth public art outdoor sculpture exhibition on Thursday, April 8. The show consists of seven substantial pieces to be placed along the Broadway Corridor in Cape Girardeau for one year, culminating in early April 2022.  By hosting […]

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Artist Spotlight: Laurie Van Mondfrans

BOMH ARTIST SPOTLIGHT Name: Laurie Van Mondfrans City: Dardenne Prairie Business Name: LVMdesigns Medium: Jewelry Facebook Link: LVMdesigns Instagram Link: @lvmdesigns_artjewelry Website Link: LVMdesigns.etsy.com Any other online shops? (Fine Art America, Etsy?) LVMdesignsjewelry.com Juried/Not Juried? Juried How Long a BOMH Member? 10 months Why did you join BOMH? To learn from others about selling my […]

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Gourd artist Pat Berkbigler featured online by Missouri Life Magazine

Pat Berkbigler | BestOfMissouriHands.org/pab2175/ I am a retired elementary school teacher, after thirty-one rewarding years in public education. When I tell people I was a teacher, they immediately respond with, “So you taught art?” The answer to that is “No”. Through all my years in education, none of them involved taking or teaching art classes.   Read more […]

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BOMH artist Michele Spry featured in Missouri Life Magazine online edition

Michele Spry | Midway Mercantile Co | 7301 W Henderson Road Columbia   “Well, hi sugar!” People who know her know her trademark greeting, and turn around and say, “Hi, Michele.” To say Michele Spry is full of life is an understatement. Her energy, optimism, and philanthropic drive is contagious, and each conversation with her leaves one motivated and impassioned.  […]

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Missouri Life Magazine features BOMH artist Catherine A. Mohoney

Catherine A. Mahoney, WHS, MoWS | Hermann | ColorfulBrushes.Homestead.com  Hard work and a lifetime spent rising to the challenge clearly describes my life as an American Impressionist, entirely spent living and creating in Missouri. A seed was planted on my mind’s eye as a four-year-old child when my mother handed me a student pan set of […]

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ART-A-PALOOZA

Art-a-palooza Important Info! When: Saturday July 31, 10am-3pm Where: Kirkwood Rec Center Gym, 111 N. Geyer Rd. (inside! AC & WiFi! tons of parking!) Why: To sell art and art related goods at affordable prices Cost: $65/booth. This includes one table, two chairs, 10×10 space to set up however you’d like, including the use of […]

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P Z Originals goes Live on Facebook every Tuesday and Saturday at 8:00 PM

Juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Patti Zieche-Davisson of P Z Originals goes live every Tuesday and Saturday evening at 8:00 pm on her business Facebook page. Be sure to tune in to see her latest creations because they don’t last long. Creating unique, one of a kind necklaces, earrings, and pendants from precious metals […]

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Artist Spotlight: Barb Byrne

Name: Barb Byrne City: Pleasant Hill, MO Business Name: Barb Byrne Glass Medium: Glass Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/BarbByrneGlass and https://www.facebook.com/InfusedGlassArtMemorials Instagram Link: https://www.instagram.com/barbbyrneglass Twitter Link: https:/www.twitter.com/BarbByrneGlass Website Link: https://barbbyrneglass.com/ Any other online shops? (Fine Art America, Etsy?) no Juried/Not Juried? Juried How long have you been a BOMH Member? I have been a juried member for […]

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Barb Byrne Glass

I create unique and original fused glass animal portraits, nature scenes, and abstract art. I also specialize in creating memorial glass pieces using the ashes of a loved one or beloved pet. Pictured: First completed butterfly display. Swallowtails in flight. Shop online at https://barbbyrneglass.com/ Follow Barb on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BarbByrneGlass Barb Byrne Glass can also […]

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BOMH Visiting Artist Program 2017-2018

 With this new school year, we as juried artists in Best of Missouri Hands have another opportunity to serve the young people in our state. The Visiting Artist program exists to help inspire the students throughout the state of Missouri. To help students see working artists and hear about the various disciplines that our artists […]

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Better Business Bureau Warning For Artists

BBB warns that scammers are targeting artists with offers to buy their work By Mary Delach Leonard Scammers have been targeting artists, and it’s not a pretty picture, says the St. Louis Better Business Bureau. The scam is a twist on the “fake check” or “overpayment” schemes that have been around for years. <img src=”http://news.stlpublicradio.org/sites/kwmu/files/styles/default/public/201601/Oil_painting_palette.jpg” […]

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