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Mark your calendars now April 13-14, 2018 for ARTSMART 2.0.  Make new friends, meet up with old friends, create something fun during the Friday night […]

Featured Artists Ellen Klamon Phillip Cook Jessica Mahan Tresa Killion Linda Green – Metzler To view other works by our artist, please visit www.bestofmissourihands.org 

A unique art show and sale featuring fourteen Missouri award-winning artists. This years theme is Turkey and Tinsel. You are guaranteed two Frolicking ARTFUL DAYS […]

Juried BOMH artist, Madonna Watermon successfully completed a two year Emerging Artist course with the St. Louis Art Fair.  She showed earlier this month at […]

Mary was selected to participate in the St. Louis Art Fair Emerging Artist two year program.  This year she successfully showed at the art fair.  […]

Picasso’s Coffee in St. Charles is now featuring my frog, and it looks Amazing! Anyone want a bag Costa Rica La Minta? They are $15 […]

Thrilled to announce that my oil and cold wax painting “Core To My Being” is now featured on the packaging of one of Picasso’s coffee […]

I won 2nd place last night at Art Spectacular Art Fair!!! Springfield, IL Mollie Chounard

Jeremiah Johnson, Blues singer/songwriter, asked ME for photo op after he bought an Eclipse Photo. He wanted my lowest edition number. That guy knows his […]

I haven’t gotten a purple ribbon in photography since I was a kid in 4H.   Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair 2017 at Autumn […]

WANT TO BECOME A JURIED MEMBER: If you are interested in becoming a JURIED artist with the Best of Missouri Hands, you need to be […]

Save the date! Our next art show will be in Kirkwood, MO at the Community Center.  November 4th and 5th from 10am to 4pm both […]

Holy Moly!! Had a call this morning that I received the “Edgar A. Whitney” award at the 54th Annual Membership exhibit of the Southwestern Watercolor […]

Juried Best of Missouri Hands (BOMH) Artist Kitty Mollman & daughter Melanie. Best Booth at Edwardsville Art Fair. See other works by our members at […]

Ok….now I can spill the beans. The gas can on the right took 1st place in the “Yes We Can” juried exhibit at Cottey College […]

Volunteers are needed to help at our annual ART in the Park – Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Show and Sale, October 14th and 15th. We […]

Two local artists, a composer (Vincent Nolden www.spirecomposing.com) and an abstract BOMH painter (Meike Aton www.MeikeAton.com) presented an interactive arts performance and art auction at […]

Jessie Cargas, Rosebud, has had a turnaround in her way of thinking over the last four years.  A math and science teacher for three decades, […]

Art House is a vibrant and welcoming center founded on the belief that creative arts enrich lives. Through rotating exhibits, focused instruction and educational outreach, […]

Tom and Pat Hooper (ASLpewter.com) received the Best in Metal Award for their pewter at the Cedarhurst Craft Fair. “Mike” Ochonicky (StoneHollowStudio.com) received the show’s […]

Lorraine McFarland Open Studio Pastel Classes Meets second Thursdays of the month Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14  9 a.m.-4 p.m. $60 per class   […]

ART CLASSES AND PROGRAMS Shirley Nachtrieb Classes   INDEPENDENT STUDY CLASSES Wednesdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 8 10 a.m.-noon  Cost: $100 GREETING CARD WORKSHOP Friday-Saturday, Oct. 27-28 […]

Form + Figure: Kris Rehring CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO Friday, October 6, from 5:00 – 9:00 PM, as part of October First Friday and Trick-Art-Treat, the […]

The Best of Missouri Hands offers a $500 Annual Professional Development Grant. The grant is awarded to one artist each year and is available to […]

Own this 16 ounce Porcelain Mug proudly displaying the BOMH logo.  Handmade by our own potter Jeanne Scott, the hefty mugs have a beautiful blue […]

 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. […]

  OCTOBER 7 – DECEMBER 1, 2017   GALLERY I, II, AND III Private Preview Party | October 6 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM […]

DEADLINE APPROACHING…..   CALL FOR ART: Attention Juried Best of Missouri Hands 2D Artists   I am seeking 4 juried BOMH 2D artists for the […]

Why not Missouri? That’s the question Greg Wood and Danita Allen Wood kept asking themselves when they returned to their beloved home state in 1995. […]

Featured Artist: Melynda Lotven, Mixed Media 3D / Sonya Nicholson, Mixed Media 3D / Terri Balden, Clay / Kitty Mollman, Glass / Ann Marie Rausch, […]

by Kim Carr Okay, I admit, sometimes I get caught up in modern technology.  I did it the other day.  I just left a farm […]

SUSIE ROGERS Show Me Gold and Silver Jefferson City, MO WHERE DID YOU GROW UP? Moberly, Jeff City and Holts Summit from 4th Grade on. […]

Congratulations to juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Lorraine McFarland for receiving the Purchase Award at the Steelville Plein Air event earlier this month.  Midge […]

  Great day at the Summer Solstice Art Fair in Springfield, MO.  Juried Best of Missouri Hands printmaker, Deby Dodds Gilley was awarded Best in […]

No stranger to awards, juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Lisa Becker came home from Art In The Park with the Best in Glass honors.

On June 3, 2017 juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Yukari Kashihara was awarded Best in Ceramics.  She was honored  at the annual awards dinner […]

Congratulations to juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Joel Chrisman of Chrisman Arts.  Joel was presented with the Mayor’s Choice Award during the 59th Annual […]

For the last couple of years, I have been giving lessons to this delightful young lady.  It’s been wonderful to watch Chelsea’s skills and her […]

Thrilled that my painting “Brooks Williams, Fret Monster” took top honors in the annual Gateway Pastel Artists show.  You can see my blog post here: […]

Submissions are now open for the 2017 season of 2nd Thursdays: Living Art.   The Foundry Art Centre is seeking St. Louis & St. Charles […]

I was pleasantly surprised last Friday evening to find out my 30″x24″ oil painting titled “Amberwing Dragonfly” won 3rd place in ‘Flights of Fantasy’ national […]

The Missouri Arts Council supports the arts that strengthen the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of our state. https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/

Congratulations to the following juried Best of Missouri Hands artists with work currently hanging at Des Peres Hospital…..Adrienne Rosen, Kim Foster Powell, Linda Green-Metzler, and […]

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