Holy Cow

The Hannibal Arts Council is looking for art submissions featuring our bovine friends. Use your imagination to create a new piece of art or submit a piece you already have which predominantly features anything cow-related – cows (obviously), milk, the milkman, cheese, etc. We are looking for paintings, photographs, sculptures, mixed media…any media. Just make […]

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BOMH Professional Development Grant Winner 2020 Report by Sherry Phillips

I feel honored and very appreciative to be the recipient of the 2020 Professional Development Grant.  I love creating artwork with wood, but have always used electric power tools such as the lathe, band saw, drill press, scroll saw, various power sanding machinery, and planers, etc.  The power tools are fast, noisy, messy, and not […]

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ArtSmart 2020 Cancelled

ArtSmart 2020 has been cancelled. Originally we moved the date from April to July, however we feel it is in the best interest of everyone involved to cancel ArtSmart 2020. No need to fret though, we have already rescheduled for April 9-11, 2021. Same great place…Stoney Creek Inn, Columbia, Missouri. Same great speaker….Carolyn Edlund of […]

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BOMH to host ZOOM Workshops

During these times of Shelter-In-Place, the board members of the Best of Missouri Hands are working hard to bring our members together.  We are working on setting up a series of online workshops and talks.  Our goal is to stay connected with you, our art family….to educate, share information, inspire, and keep those creative juices […]

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30 Faces / 30 Days Challenge

I am stretching myself to learn and progress in different ways during this time of “separation.” One of these is drawing faces. 30 faces/30 days. It really been fun and maybe I’ll get over “face phobia”. LOL!! https://school.sktchy.com/share/AzZ-CxT33Geebg3V… What are you learning during this time? Anything fun? Follow Jane Cook at Jane Cook Create on […]

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The Gift of Handmade

Can’t visit your best friend, favorite aunt, grandma for her birthday?Send her a gift…. nicely wrapped and everything!New items listed each week.https://www.etsy.com/…/7933976…/pod-earring-brass-and-silver You can follow Christiane Dana on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ChristianesHandcraftedJewelry […]

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Strange Times

Dear Friends and Fellow Artists, I hope this newsletter finds you well and spending some time doing things you love. This is a strange time for sure and feels alien to me and you probably feel the same. We struggle to make sense of this chaotic and fluid situation. We are human beings first and […]

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ArtSmart 2020

Best of Missouri Hands presents “Get Smart with YOUR ART”. Guest speaker Carolyn Edlund, founder of Artsy Shark. This years ArtSmart Conference will be held April 17-19, 2020 in Columbia, Missouri at Stoney Creek Inn. Registration will open up February 15, 2020 at http://www.bestofmissourihands.org This professional development workshop is open to the public. Registration fee […]

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BOMH Website Upgrade Update

BOMH Website Upgrade Peggy King Website Administrator The BOMH website is now back online after undergoing an upgrade. It was time to improve the member database to provide for better reporting and better tracking of our members’ membership details. The new database will provide for more thorough, easier monitoring of our membership.  Importantly, members can […]

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