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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“Laughter is the Best Medicine” to be exhibited in Spain

Janine Helton’s painting, Laughter is the Best Medicine, was accepted into the 2020 Missouri Watercolor Society International Exhibition which will be held in Spain this Spring. President of MOWS, Daven Anderson, said, “An unbelievable response – MOWS had many more entries than the Society had ever seen previously and therefore more fabulous paintings were selected by our Juror, […]

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Beautiful Mess – Janine Helton

Janine Helton’s painting, Beautiful Mess, was selected by juror Mark Mehaffey for the 11th Annual Signature American Watermedia International Exhibition show which will feature 120 original works in a variety of watermedia (transparent watercolor, acrylic, gouache, collage, opaque watercolor and more) and styles. The selected artists all hold Signature Membership Status in one or more U.S. Societies, a requirement […]

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Osage Arts Community – Belle, MO

Welcome to new Best of Missouri Hands Gallery/Corporate Sponsor Osage Arts Community. Located in Belle, Missouri, the Osage Arts Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the rivers and forests of the Meramec region, the history of the native peoples, and providing a peaceful retreat where visual and literary artists can work uninterrupted. Our […]

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2020 Valentine Show – Glendale, MO

Join three Best of Missouri Hands juried artists….Ellen Klamon, Theresa Gallup, & Nell Kobes, plus two of their friends…Sandra Zak & Sharon Spillar for their 2020 Valentine Show. Paintings, Hand Colored Linoprints, Fiber, Jewelry, Scarves, Novelty Boxes, Photography, Hand Thrown Plates and Bowls, Assemblages, Clothing and more by five amazing artists. You are invited to […]

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