January Missouri Arts Council featured artist Brenda Beck Fisher

A full-time artist since 2001, Brenda Beck Fisher has lived in Missouri most her life.

The recipient of many local and national awards, she is a signature member of the Missouri Watercolor Society, Southern Watercolor Society, Watercolor Society of Alabama, Red River Watercolor Society and a juried member of Best of Missouri Hands.

She has participated in national shows and her work has been featured in local and state magazine publications and in Nashville Arts magazine. Her work has been featured on numerous years of Hannibal’s Annual Historic Folklife Festival poster and has been used on a West Winery wine label and Southgate’s chili can. Her painting, “Opaque Glass, Transparent Watercolor”, was featured on a highway billboard in the first annual billboard contest sponsored by the Hannibal Arts Council.

Brenda’s watercolors are permanently displayed at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois, Dot Foods Headquarters, Quincy City Hall, Quincy, Illinois, Hannibal Clinic and Hannibal National Bank in Hannibal, Missouri and at the Hannibal Regional Medical Group Vision Institute and Hannibal Regional Hospital.

In 2016, Brenda was commissioned to illustrate over 35 watercolors for display in the newly remodeled Becky Thatcher Museum in Hannibal, Missouri. Brenda has illustrated the children’s books, My Tractor and Me, by Mia Pennewell and TheWhite Horse, by Eli Goodman, MD.

Visit Brenda’s website at http://brendabeckfisher.com/