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Best of Missouri Hands Banner Featured Artists Top Left: Juried BOMH Fiber Artist Rose Monzyk Center Top: Juried BOMH Glass Kathlyn Miller Top Right: Juried […]

As many of you know, BOMH Juried Member Vic Barr passed away unexpectedly in April. Vic was a past BOMH Board Member and served as […]

OKTOBERFEST Fall Festival Registration The Downtown Excelsior Partnership is not accepting vendor applications for the 2019 OKTOBERFEST Fall Festival in Downtown Excelsior Springs on Saturday, […]

July 31 is the early deadline for Fall Into Art. Go to to apply!

Save the date, Friday, November 8th and Saturday, November 9th.  Make plans to join us at the Hawken House in Webster Groves this fall for […]

You’ve never been to a garage sale like this! Bunches of artists will have their extras, trial-runs, and perfectly imperfect works displayed and ready to […]

Jackson, my grandson is learning the skill of framing my paintings. He’s a great kid and always glad for his help! Juried BOMH artist Bob […]

Skip and Racheal Mathews (Copper Colorist LLC)  with their son-in-law Phillip Cook and grandson Elijah of Copper Colorist Legacy. 3 GENERATIONS  OF COPPER FLAME PAINTERS!

“Checking the Mail””, watercolor, first place at the Cass County Fair, 2019. Such fun! Subject: Our neighbor, Coby Schrock, walking to the mailbox with his […]

I am honored to receive 2nd place for this Bird of Paradise in the sculpture category in the Pleasant Hill Town &Country Art League/ Cass […]

I am doing a Paint with Alcohol Ink Class on Monday August 12, 2019 from 10-3:00 at Stone Soup Galleries in Chesterfield Mall. Come see […]

Our next show…Labor Day Weekend! Look for the following Best of Missouri Hands members at the show… Lisa Becker Art Glass Array Glass (other than […]

Call for Vendors at our Craft Fair. There are still booths at the Show Me Center! Come join and be apart of the biggest show […]

At home: Self-described ‘nature freak’ finds Wildwood home with pastoral setting and room to create art By Jim Winnerman Special to the Post-Dispatch Jul 27, […]

Dear Arts Enthusiasts You’re the Southeast Missourians who take part in some form of art appreciation in our region, reaching from St. Louis to the […]

I’m offering two watercolor workshops in August: Negative Painting, Simplified and Backgrounds and Birds. In the Negative Painting workshop you will learn…If you’ve been painting for awhile and […]

I have a Digital Print on Canvas on display in a National Art Exhibition Internal/External at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri June 7-July 27 […]

The end of July is here and that means the end of the last jury session for 2019. I would like to give a big […]

As a small girl Caroline was aware of her mother’s creativity.  Her parents had a small jewelry store with a bridal gift area.  It seemed […]

When most people retire, they slow down and take life a little easier.  Not Wendy Harris, when she retired from Hospital Management it  took about […]

Growing up in Missouri, Jane Cook credits her dad with instilling a “can-do” attitude at an early age. With a paintbrush in hand, young Jane […]

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 […]

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