Painter, Alicia Farris Featured in BOMH Missouri Life Magazine Ad May 2022

Watercolor, acrylic and oil painter and art instructor. Art provides the opportunity to capture and share the spirit and personality of a subject, whether animate or not.  Alicia likes to isolate what seams common and recreate it in a different light, all the while, creating a source of emotion and cause for reflection for the […]

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Jewelry Artist Michele Mohr Featured in BOMH Missouri Life Magazine Ad June 2022

I create Wearable Art – Inspired Enamel Jewelry by Michele Mohr – created using vitreous enamel on copper and sterling silver. Hand fabricated kiln fired vitreous enamel (pigmented powdered glass) on metals and metalwork with other patinas. You can find me some of my pieces at Artisans in the Loop on Delmar in University City, […]

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Elizabeth Exley Fiber Artists to be Featured in BOMH Missouri Life Magazine Ad Sept/Oct 2022

Welcome to Gingham Trundle. Wool, wood, and needle-felted wall decor, organizers, gifts, personalized and DIY items. All work is handmade in my sweet country cottage surrounded by birds and flowers. I started creating with wool almost 10 years ago. Pretty quickly I realized that I only wanted to do work that would glorify God and bring […]

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Dave Walker Fiber Artists Featured in BOMH Missouri Life Magazine Ad July/Aug 2022

Fine art made from fabric…glued, sewn, stretched, matted, and framed under glass. I am a fiber artist working with the color, pattern, and texture of fabric.  I enjoy the freedom, movement, and power while I cut up beautiful fabric and make something completely different out of it.  Each work depicts a story of travel, a record of […]

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MAKING Television Show Features BOMH Artists

ThinkTVNetwork. Join host Matt Burchett on a trip into the world of people who create innovate and build. “Making” explores the world of makers and encourages its viewers to unlock their creativity as well. By visiting with people who create something from nothing, “Making” celebrates old-world tradespeople, artists, entrepreneurs, and creative communities. Making is a local […]

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Linda J. Green-Metzler announces her new exhibit

A Celebration of Community The Chesterfield Parks, Recreation, and Arts Department proudly present a collection of watercolor works by artist Linda J. Green-Metzler, long time resident of Chesterfield. The exhibit is currently on display at the Chesterfield Community Center now located in Chesterfield Mall. The paintings portray friends and neighbors living the good life, local […]

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VoyageSTL features BOMH photographer Matthew Stuart Piper as a RISING STAR

Today we’d like to introduce you to Matthew Piper. Hi Matthew, thanks for sharing your story with us. To start, maybe you can tell our readers some of your backstory.I specialize in high resolution, high dynamic range fine art infrared photography, in both black & white and color. From 2002-2007, I sold my artwork predominantly […]

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Wanda Tyner BOMH Candidate for Board of Directors 2022-2023

Wanda Tyner / Lee’s Summit Wanda Tyner’s nature-inspired glass artwork depicts a story that flows from realistic representations to abstract interpretations including 3D elements that add depth and cool reflections.  Wanda manipulates and forms glass into shapes with heat, flow, dimension, patterns and texture bringing vibrant colors to life.  With kiln-casting she creates 3D textural designs […]

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Alison Martz-Bozarth BOMH Candidate for Board of Directors 2022-2023

Alison Martz-Bozarth graduated from Webster University with a Bachelors in Fine Arts and an Emphasis in Illustration in 2017. She was the first Illustration Emphasis at that school, having helped forge the program during her time there where she experimented with medium and style to find a look that was truly her. Having long considered […]

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Garnetta Sullivan BOMH Candidate for Board of Directors 2022-2023

Garnetta Sullivan Sedalia, MO Garnetta Sullivan was raised in Jefferson City, Missouri, where her interest in oil painting began at age 10. She painted her first oil on canvas with the guidance of her soft-spoken artistic grandfather who influenced her life with his art and loving manner. The flame was lit and she began her […]

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWEST JURIED ARTISTS!

Summer Jury Session 2022 has come to an end. Please help us in congratulating the newest juried artists! Clockwise L-R Greg Holden-Photography Garrett Jackson-Painting Angie Johnson-Clay Ida Hoffmann-Photography Mari Moore-Clay Gloria Gaus-Painting Barb Hueting-Jewelry Well done, Artists! Opening yourself to this process is both thrilling and scary. We all know as artists, many of us […]

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Spring Has Sprung 2022

Spring is upon us here in Missouri.  The Earth is waking up from a long winter’s rest.  Green growth sprouts up from the ground, flowers begin to bloom, days are getting longer, and birds are preparing their nests.  You can feel the excitement as the season awakens to new possibilities.  I take this time of […]

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14th Fork & Cork Festival August 20, 2022 Macon, MO

LET’S MAKE MACON A DESTINATION! The Macon Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Fork & Cork Festival in downtown Macon every fall.  Our festival attracts high end visual art artisans, master craftsmen as well as quality antiques dealers.  Enjoy jazz, blues, country and swing band musicians entertaining throughout the day.  Great food and tasty […]

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Martin Spilker Recognized for Success in Photography

BETHEL, MO, March 08, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Martin Spilker has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. Having […]

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Nela Navarrine has work on exhibit at the St. Louis Artists Guild

Visions of the American Landscape Exhibition April 8-May 7, 2020 St. Louis Artists Guild. In operation, since 1886, the St. Louis Artists’ Guild is a nationally known arts center and the oldest arts organization west of the Mississippi. Currently, located in the iconic, mid-century modern Famous-Barr department store our contemporary gallery space boasts 16-foot ceilings […]

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Carol Estes selected for “Leave No Footprint Online Exhibit”

Hats off to juried BOMH artist Carol Estes for being selected to participate in “Leave No Footprint: We’ll Leave the Light on For You!” Congratulations! We are honored to inform you that your artwork is selected for showcasing in EXTINCTION: Save the Planet International smart online group exhibition in 2022. Moreover, your invited artwork will […]

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The Nature of Things

The Nature of Things is currently showing at Green Door Art Gallery in Webster Groves, Missouri. This special exhibit features the works of two Best of Missouri Hands artists, Laura Lebeda and Karen DeGuire. This exhibit will hang through the end of April. Gallery hours are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Wednesday – Sunday, Closed […]

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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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For those who are gone, but not forgotten

The Best of Missouri Hands would like to acknowledge the life and creative spirit of Phil Jones (Sculpture artist), Linda Schwermer (Jewelry artist), Cynthia Morris (Colored Pencil artist), Clark Willett (Photographer) and Dodie Eisenhauer (Metal artist). We extend our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of our fellow artists who have gone before us. […]

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