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Featured artists Top Left:  BOMH Member Lisa Hilton Top Center: Juried BOMH Wood/Fiber Artist Marcia Whitt Top Right: BOMH Member Marian Stahl Chamberlain Right Side […]

There are very few spots left for artisans and crafters at the 2018 Twain on Main Festival on May 26th & 27th. If you have […]

So far this year juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Janis Burgin has done three school visits under the Best of Missouri Hands Visiting Artists […]

I just opened up my new Art of Watercolour magazine and saw this!!! I can’t believe I’m in a magazine, much less a French magazine!!! […]

Join us April 28-29, 2018 for the 1st Best of Missouri Life Market Place at Powell Gardens in Kingsville, MO.  Situated just outside of Kansas […]

Juried Best of Missouri Hands painter, Mollie Chounard visited St. Peters Elementary in St Peters, MO twice in January to speak to students about life […]

In January juried Best of Missouri Hands Glass artist Carol Knox did two school visits under the BOMH Visiting Artist Program. Carol worked with Christine […]

Juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Alicia Farris was honored to be accepted into the 43rd Annual exhibition of the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, […]

Marjorie Bryan I work with silver, copper, natural stone and other industrial medias such as concrete. Jewelry Lonnie Chartrand I use vintage silverware, and with […]

My February school visit to Melanie Robinson’s art class at Cedar Springs Elementary in House Springs went as planned, with great participation and feedback from […]

PASTEL BASICS WORKSHOP  Two days – $150 Instructor: Lorraine McFarland MARCH 17-18, 9 am – 4 pm – sign up now! Stone Soup Galleries / Chesterfield […]

I will be the featured artist at the Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery in Chillicothe MO. for the month of May. Cultural Corner Art […]

Allied Arts Council now accepting applications for a South St. Joseph Traffic Box Project. ST. JOSEPH, MO-   Calling all artists! The City of St. Joseph, […]

Get ready for an incredible weekend of music, entertainment and visual arts! August 17-19, 2018 at the Civic Center Park in St. Joseph, Missouri as […]

For me, ArtSmart has always been the highlight of my BOMH membership.   Bringing my introverted self to a gathering of this wonderful array of artists […]

March 2018 Here we are. We made it through another winter. Spring is pushing it’s assertive way into our world. Most of us love spring. […]

If you’re a 3D artist and you are attending ArtSmart 2.0, here’s a great opportunity!  Bluestem Missouri Crafts says if you are interested in selling […]

Call for Artists:  Third annual arts and music festival for Saturday, June 9, from 4-10 p.m. in Raymore, MO This is a small, but growing […]

Alicia Farris was honored to be one of 123 artists chosen by juror, Lauren McCracken to have work displayed in the Annual International Exhibition of […]

Juried Best of Missouri Hands artist Catherine Mahoney will be at the Green Door Art Gallery in Webster Groves, Missouri for… TASTE OF AUGUSTA – […]

Cape Girardeau Announces Fifth Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition on Broadway, Beginning in April Cape Girardeau, Mo.  – The Public Art Committee of the City of […]

A new set of beautiful homes in St. Joseph’s Historic Museum Hill and Harris-Kemper Historic Neighborhoods will be open for the Allied Arts Council’s sixth […]

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 […]

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