Latest News

Best of Missouri Hands Winter Newsletter Logo Featured Artists: Pattie Taylor Garrett, Julie Hume, Kevin Williamson, Melynda Lotven, & Carole Ogden To see other works […]

Missouri Life Magazine Extends Discount to BOMH Members Register before December 22, 2017 for 20% off Booth Fee BOMH Corporate Member Missouri Life Magazine is […]

ZAPP and the Saint Louis Art Fair are offering artists an opportunity to have their images critiqued through a Mock Jury workshop.  Whether you are […]

Applications are now open for Art in the Park in Columbia, MO. 2018 FESTIVAL DATES & HOURS Saturday, June 2 10am-6pm Sunday, June 3 10am-4pm […]

It is that special time of year again. Parties, shows, gifts, decorated trees, etc. Hopefully this quarter has been a good one for all BOMH […]

TIME TO APPLY FOR THE SPRING SHOW 2018 We’re Planning the Spring 2018 Art Fair at Queeny Park Come Join the Fun Up to 130 […]

Artists Boutique Fine Art & Fine Craft Fair March 3 & 4, 2018 !!!Calling All Artists!!! Artists Boutique Fine Art & Fine Craft Fair March 3 […]

Presented by Missouri Citizens for the Arts (MCA) with support from the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC) and the Kranzberg Arts Foundation Thursday, […]

Name: Angie Krieger Role on the Board: General Member Joined the Board: 2015 Angie is a retired educator and is working with the ArtSmart 2.0 […]

Name: Michael Gaines BOMH Role:  Board Consultant and Missouri Governors Mansion Liaison Michael also serves as Executive Director for the Hannibal Arts Council and the […]

BOMH Role: Bookkeeper & Website Administrator Past BOMH President 2010-2011 An affirmed non-artist, I “found” glass at the age of 50. It was like receiving […]

Role on BOMH Board: Recording Secretary Joined Board: 2017 Creating art is as much about the process as it is about the outcome. I have […]

Loren Woodard is a wood carver living in the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks region of Missouri. Loren believes that much of the artistic process […]

Name: Kim Carr Role on the Board: Communications Chair (Facebook/Newsletter) Joined the board when: 2012 Why you joined board/goals you hope to accomplish? My goal […]

Name: Patty Muenks Role on the Board: Welcome Committee Joined: 2017 Why: Strong desire to support and promote the arts in Missouri; to network and […]

Role on Board:  General Board Member Creativity is something that can stir the soul. My goal is to create truly distinctive one of a kind […]

Adam Long has been asked for years to share the techniques needed to create his internationally collected Forest Figure Sculptures…now is your chance.  In this […]

Learn many ways of creating the illusion of depth while drawing.  Improve your ability to see the world around you clearly.  All ability levels are welcome!  […]

Continue growing your drawing skills or learn the basics!  All ability levels are welcome!  Adam will advance your skills whatever your skill level.  This 4 […]

Name: Marcia Menendez Role on the Board: General Board Member / Instagram Joined the board when: Dec. 2015 Why you joined board/goals you hope to […]

Adam Long has been pursuing a career as an artist for 15 years. He has been successful and unsuccessful getting into galleries and has talked […]

Scholarships Available for 2018 ArtSmart Conference The Best of Missouri Hands offers a limited number of scholarships to help defray the cost of registration for […]

Professional Development Grant Call For Applications Do you have a special project or need that would help you develop your art? The Best of Missouri […]

I have been asked to Chair the Visiting Artist Program for BOMH and I have accepted the position. Some of you have already been involved […]

Did you know that the Best of Missouri Hands has a Visiting Artist Program?  Well we do, and it is a wonderful experience for everyone […]

Exciting NEWS!  The Best of Missouri Hands is on Instagram and gaining popularity!  Check it out!  Are you on Instagram too?  If so, let us […]

The Best of Missouri Hands jury committee has announced jury dates for 2018.  General BOMH members in good standing, and those who have been members […]

Name: Don Crozier Role on the Board: Treasurer Joined the board:  2012 Why you joined board/goals you hope to accomplish? Grow our membership and have […]

Name: Sherry Haney Role on the Board: Board Member (Visiting Artists Committee Chair) Joined the board when: 2017 Why you joined board/goals you hope to […]

Name: Lee Richards Role on the Board: Vice President (Past BOMH President 2012 to 2015) Joined the board when: Past board member 2006-2009; current 2013 […]

Name: Carleen Johns Role on the Board: Grant Committee Joined the board when: 2015 Why you joined board/goals you hope to accomplish? Have been aware […]

Name: Kim Foster Powell Role on the Board: Board Member Joined the board when: 2015 Why you joined board/goals you hope to accomplish? Meet new […]

Name: Nancy Koehler Role on Board:   President Joined the Board:   About 5 years ago Why I joined the Board:  I joined the Board because I […]

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 […]

Need Help?