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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 https://www.fallintoart.org 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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