ArtSmart Registration Opens February 1, 2023

ArtSmart 2023April 14-16, 2023Stoney Creek HotelColumbia MO ArtSmart 2023 is scheduled for April 14-16, 2023 at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia MO. Information and registration can be found on the BOMH website starting February 1, 2023. ArtSmart REGISTRATION:$145 – Early Bird Discounted Registration Feb 1 – March 1, 2023$165 – Registration through deadline March […]

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BOMH Professional Development Grant – APPLY NOW

While not specifically ArtSmart related, I would like to remind you that applications are available online until February 15th for the BOMH Professional Development Grant. All members may apply for a grant of $500 to put towards tools, equipment, workshops, whatever you need to help grow your art business.  A .pdf application is available that you […]

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Show-Me Gourd Society

WE would like for everyone to know that the Show Me Gourd Society is now accepting applications for anyone interested in being a vendor at Annual show in Springfield Mo.  April 15 and 16, 2023.  If anyone is interested, please go the web page   showmegourdsociety.org  to find more info and for applications. Madonna Watermon […]

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Lana Cease to exhibit in New York

So, a thing happened… Pleased to share that my painting “Broken Road” has been juried into the 156th Annual International Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society, which will be held at the Salmagundi Club, New York City, from April 3 through 28, 2023. And with that, I have gained my signature in AWS. 3 years […]

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Amazon Smile

Since 2015, Best of Missouri Hands has participated in a program called Amazon Smile.  On most purchases made by members who participated in the program, we received a 5% donation from Amazon. Members participated simply by indicating that their purchases should be credited to BOMH for the percentage to kick in. Amazon Smile has advised […]

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BIG NEWS: ArtSmart 2023 SAVE THE DATE

It’s time to save the date for next year’s Best of Missouri Hands conference that we lovingly refer to as ArtSmart!!! April 14 – 16, 2023. This Professional Development Conference is designed for our members, friends, family….anyone who LOVES ART. Registration is open to anyone interested in learning, networking, making new friends, visiting old, creating […]

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BOMH Professional Development Workshops with Carolyn Edlund of Artsy Shark

When Covid hit, the Best of Missouri Hands shifted to Zoom meetings and workshops to stay in touch with our members. Most of these meetings and workshops are recorded and now available on the BOMH YouTube Channel. As part of our online series of Professional Development workshops we have paired with Carolyn Edlund of Artsy […]

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Visiting Artist Interview with Marcia Menendez by Nina Schatzkamer Miller

This interview provides an example of an artist classroom presentation. For more information about juried BOMH fiber artist Marcia Case Menendez, please visit her Instagram page where her handle is @Marcia_Menendez or follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/A-M-Accessories-160076058377/about/?ref=page_internal Thank you to 560 Music Center for providing space to shoot this video. For Information about Best […]

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Cindy Larimore exhibits at the Angad Arts Hotel

I have 3 pieces of art selected for the 7th Biannual Exhibition at the Angad Arts Hotel. The exhibit runs from November 2022-April 2023. The Exhibit will feature 12×12 pieces of art from local artists. The Angad Arts Hotel is located in St. Louis (https://www.angadartshotel.com/) near The Fox Thanks!Cindy Larimorewww.artbyclari.com“Walking through life heart first” […]

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Randolph County Family & Community Education Council 44th Craft & Gift Show

REGISTRATION FORMRANDOLPH COUNTY FAMILY & COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCIL44th CRAFT & GIFT SHOW—NOVEMBER 11 & 12, 2022MOBERLY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACTVITY CENTER101 COLLEGE AVENUECrafters and home-based businesses only may register.(Please print clearly with a valid address & phone number) Name__________________________________________________________________ Address__________________________City______________________Zip code_____ Phone Number________________________Cell phone_________________________ Email address___________________________________________________________Describe handmade items: ____________________________________Home-based business you are a representative ___________________Please […]

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Art Supplies for Sale

ART SUPPLIES: Saint Louis Area (can ship/you pay postage)FULL OR GENTLY USEDQty. 19 Tubes – LIQUITEX BASIC ACRYLICS ($15 or best offer) 4 fl oz tubesQty. 1 cadmium yellow mediumQty. 1 brilliant yellow greenQty. 2 neutral grayQty. 1 cadmium orange hueQty. 1 light greenQty. 1 bronzeQty. 1 raw siennaQty. 1 raw umberQty. 2 burnt siennaQty. […]

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For Sale: Central Pneumatic Airbrush Compressor and Professional 6-color Airbrush

Central Pneumatic Airbrush Compressor and Professional 6-color airbrush kit and holder. The pages of the compressor manual stick together but the compressor runs fine and could be new. The 6-color airbrush kit and holder are new and unused. A new kit is listed at $149.99 at Harbor Freight and a new compressor is listed at […]

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APPLY NOW FOR THE BOMH 2023 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT

APPLY NOWFOR THE BOMH 2023PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTApplications due February 15, 2023 Each year, The Best of Missouri Hands offers a $500 Professional Development Grant. The grant is available to both General and Juried Members to promote continuing education by providing additional resources to advance the study of a member’s chosen artistic medium(s). How could this […]

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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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