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It is with a heavy heart that we acknowledge the recent passing of two of our juried wood artist, Vic Barr and Dan Burleson.  Both […]

The Best of Missouri Hands just wrapped up a “Spring Series” of Professional Development Workshops around the state.  In an effort to reach as many […]

The Best of Missouri Hands has implemented an exhibit opportunity for our members, called BOMH “On the Road”.  We have a committee headed up by […]

Thank you to Glenda Masters, Cultural Arts Manager with the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri.  Glenda provided a meeting space at City Hall for the […]

On April 6-7, 2019 the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, MO played host to the 21st Annual Show Me Gourd Society Gourd Art Festival.  The […]

On Saturday, March 23rd the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri hosted a Best of Missouri Hands Spring Series Workshop on Social Media and Photographing Your […]

Thank you to Stephanie Kulas at the Presser Arts Center in Mexico, MO.  Stephanie welcomed the Best of Missouri Hands on Saturday April 6th for […]

FIRST FRIDAY WITH THE ARTS CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – On Friday, May 3, 2019 from 4 – 9 PM, come participate in First Friday with […]

Oh my gosh, it‘s true! I just found out that my painting, “Columbus” was selected for the 2019 Missouri Watercolor Society International Exhibition!! Thank you […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Hannibal Folklife Festival DATES: October 19-20, 2019 DEADLINE TO APPLY: July 1, 2019 America’s Hometown – Hannibal, Missouri – will host its […]

Spring Art Show. Lots of Stained Glass gifts and decor by Linda Sutterer of Glasscompositions Fused and Stained Glass and hand painted accessories by Lisa […]

So Many wonderful creations to share with mom at the Pre Mother’s Day Sip and Shop Party at Stone Soup Galleries on May 5th. Join […]

Two awards in one day! Feast or famine. Tonight at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild member exhibition I won a third place prize for Breeze […]

This past week we were honored to receive our new piece of artwork created by an extremely talented Sculpture artist, Jessie Cargas @cargasjessie . . […]

Looking for a little extra fun for this Friday night? Why not kick it off with a Fourth Friday Art Walk in Lee’s Summit, MO. […]

Join us for the 2nd Annual Best of Missouri Life Market Fair this weekend at Powell Gardens. When: April 27-28, 2019 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both […]

A big thank you to Wayne Doornbosch for awarding me Best of Show and First Place at the Palm Sunday Art Show at Osage Beach […]

Congrats to our Award winning artists in our “Outliers” exhibition. Jurors Khara Koffel and Brett Williams selected these artists’ works for Awards. Best of Show: […]

Who is ready for the First Friday Art Walk? We have an updated list of participating shops! Our artists are excited to share their craft […]

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – On Friday, May 3, 2019 from 4 – 9 PM, come participate in First Friday with the Arts in downtown Cape […]

Event Summary The 5th annual Joplin Arts Fest is Southwest Missouri’s premier fall fine arts festival.  This juried event showcases exceptional talented 2D and 3D artists […]

When:  November 1, 2019 5pm-8pm and November 2, 2019 10am-3pm Where:  To be determined.  At this time, 12 JRAC artists have signed up.  A firm number, […]

The Macon Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Fork & Cork Festival in downtown Macon, MO every fall.  Our festival attracts high end visual […]

  Here we are April 2019. Somehow I always think of the season or the weather when it is time to write my President’s report. […]

Barb and I are organizing a big art project for the Missouri 2021 celebration. This will be the biggest event celebrating Missouri’s 200th birthday. Over […]

Juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Janis Burgin met with 100+ students during the month of January in Jefferson City and Russelville, MO.  She took […]

We are offering four workshops this spring….Hannibal, MO March 9, 2019 / Cape Girardeau, MO March 23, 2019 / Mexico, MO April 6, 2019 / […]

Five years from now, my goal is to be embarrassed by the work and design I’m doing now.  Crazy? That would mean to me that […]

For all our artists using Instagram make sure you let us know your page name.  We want to follow YOU!  Also, be sure to follow […]

Featured Artists: Top Left: Painting of Juried BOMH Artist Pat McCarty by juried BOMH Painter Darla Zook Top Middle:  Juried Best of Missouri Hands Fiber […]

Festival Registration The 13th Annual Downtown Excelsior Springs Wine Festival sponsored by the Downtown Excelsior Partnership will be here before we know it! This year’s […]

This exhibit is a showcase of the artwork of the members of the Greater St. Louis Art Association (GSLAA).  Many of these members are also […]

Essential Tax Knowledge for Artists and Freelancers Monday, February 11, 6:30-8:30 PM Rus Garofalo, owner of Brass Taxes, will guide you through the tax maze […]

Wow! The weather in Missouri sure gives truth to the saying “if you don’t you like the weather, just wait a minute.” We have been […]

BOMH Visiting Artist Program   The Visiting Artist Program is a wonderful way for working artists to share their art and delight in being a […]

Winter Jury Session 2019 Winter jury session is fast approaching. The dates to remember are: February 1, 2019    Jury opens February 14, 2019  Jury closes […]

Best of Missouri Hands Silver Dollar City liaison, Sam Davisson shared…Best Of Missouri Hands juried artist Julie Ann Hume was awarded the Craftsman of the […]

Best of Missouri Hands member Jennifer Slouha Fine Art LLC shared…. I’ve been waiting several months to say anything about this and now I finally […]

Was invited to participate in mug show at Phoenix Gallery in Lawrence, KS opens November 30, runs thru January. Juried Best of Missouri Hands artist […]

NEW RELEASE! My new children’s book “Dirty Birds” has been released. Look for it in paperback on Amazon. Will be at other outlets soon. “Little […]

BEST OF MISSOURI HANDS JURY NOTICE…. The Best of Missouri Hands maintains a high standard by jurying members that wish to obtain the status of […]

I would like to offer a big Thank You to Best of Missouri Hands for awarding me the 2018 Professional Development Grant. It has allowed […]

Juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Phil Jones shared…I have two groups of sculpture in Capitol Arts on Missouri Boulevard in Jefferson City. It is […]

I would like to direct your attention to the Facebook page @Missouri Bicentennial Paint For A Cause. Barb Bailey and I have been endorsed by […]

Our dear friends, Sam & Patti Davisson need our help! On the evening of January 1, 2019, one day after their wedding anniversary, a fire […]

We are having the Grand Opening of our new location in Chesterfield Mall November 10! Stone Soup Galleries is the premier location to shop, explore […]

Featured Left to Right / Up to Down Top Left:  BOMH Member Maureen McHale / Photography Center Top: Juried BOMH Artist Chess Lux / Metal […]

If you are a paid Best of Missouri Hands member in good standing, be sure to join our Member Only Facebook Group.  Get lots of […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Spring 2019 Applications are NOW AVAILABLE!! Hello, Artists. We hope you’re having a great year! The call for entries for the Spring […]

Title: Photograph the Mexican Wolves and possible additional session with the Red or Arctic Fox (in the enclosure for the fox) Instructor: Sandy Brooks Date: […]

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