This category contains 24 posts

Washington Art Walk: Stroll Downtown and Eye Local Talent

I remember when I first started Re-Discover Washington and began featuring local artists on the blog, how somebody left a very sweet comment saying that this helped them see Washington in a much different artistic light. Our town might be small, but it boasts with many talented artists. What better way to admire their work, than … Continue reading »

First Washington Art Walk

Washington has some wonderful galleries and many talented artists. Not sure about this? Come and see for yourself at the 1st Washington Art Walk, this Friday, November 2, 4-8pm. Stroll through the downtown galleries and enjoy the works of Gary Lucy, Larry Pogue, Marty Coulter, Jim Peters, Mid-Missouri Fine Arts Society, Jeanne Miller, ARTCanDo, Slava Bowman … Continue reading »

Meet the Artist: Jennifer Higerd

I met Jennifer through a friend. She has an easy-going cheerful personality, she is an Art Instructor at ECC, and she does ceramics. I took the liberty of “stealing” her bio from her website: “Jennifer Higerd grew up in a small town in Northwest Kansas. She received her BA cum laude in French, Political Science, and … Continue reading »

MMFAS Photography Contest: What A Blast!

Every year the Mid-Missouri Fine Arts Society holds its Photography Contest, which is open to all amateur photographers in the area. The Missourian has been running regular articles on it, so it came as no surprise that yesterday we got an overwhelming amount of entries. There is a talented photographer in each and every one … Continue reading »

Meet the Artist: Mark Calhoun

Mark Calhoun is new in town. He recently moved back home from Seattle and he makes exquisite jewelry. You can find some of his pieces at the Art Center Gallery and Custom Framing on Main Street in Washington. This is where we met and had a little chat over some cheese and wine 🙂 What … Continue reading »

Behind The Scenes: 31st Annual Art Fair & Wine Fest

The Art Fair & Wine Fest has been around for a while. You probably enjoy the wine tasting and the beautiful art displays, but there is a lot of work that goes into the event that gets unnoticed…

It’s Showtime: The Riverside Players

Have you heard of the Riverside Players? It is a non-for-profit Community Theater for Franklin County dedicated to providing entertaining, thought-provoking, quality theater for adults, by adults, in response to the thirst for art in a growing community. Last week they had auditions for their new show “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”, which will … Continue reading »

Sunday Was A Fun Day

Sunday afternoon kept me busy, but it was so much fun! First we got to go to the Washington High School Art Show, then we visited the Art Center and their new exhibit opening, and after that some fellow photographers and I got to go on a downtown photo walk! It was a day full … Continue reading »

ARTCanDo Revisited

Do you remember the blog post on ARTCanDo? Their goal is to foster art appreciation and knowledge of the benefits of creativity and the visual arts in the community. Every time I visit them, I am amazed by the creativity of the children and the art they create. Take a look: ARTCanDo is a non-profit Community Art Center … Continue reading »

Meet the Artist: Pat Sheppard

I met Pat Sheppard through the Mid-Missouri Fine Arts Society – she exhibits in every show, and almost always gets an award! Interviewing her for the blog was a pleasure, here is an insight into another local artist’s life! Has art always been a part of your life? I have been interested in art, it … Continue reading »