exhibition of juried artwork, which runs through Sept. 18 at William Woods
University. A “meet the artists” reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday,
- Jerry Cox, Hillsboro, Mo., Best of Show
for “A Woman’s Heart,” a sculpture
- Shirley Nachtrieb, St. Charles, Mo., first
place for “Journey of Souls,” a watercolor
- James Heck, Nixa, Mo., second
place for “Mourning the Muse,” a sculpture
- M.J. Goerke, St. Louis, Mo., third place
for “Handmade Book Collection”
- Vic Barr, St. Louis, Mo.
- Lori Purk, St. Louis, Mo.
Receiving honorable mention
- Sandy Kolde, O’Fallon, Mo.
- Jill O’Bright, Kirkwood, Mo.
- Jerry Cox, Hillsboro, Mo.
- Judith McLaughlin, Webster Groves, Mo.
The sixth annual “Celebrating Creativity” show is
being held in the Mildred M. Cox Gallery, located in WWU’s Gladys Woods Kemper
Center for the Arts. It is this year’s Natalie Collins Acker Memorial Exhibit,
an annual event named for a 1932 WWU alumna who was a generous supporter of the
arts at William Woods.
the Missouri Artisans Association, a nonprofit corporation “dedicated to the
development and recognition of Missouri arts and artisans through education,
interaction and encouragement.”
the current state of Missouri’s arts and fine crafts from members of Best of
Missouri Hands. It contains paintings and drawings, photographs, textiles,
ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and mixed media.
exhibition chair for this show for the past five years, taking it from its
inception to its present incarnation. Klamon is a juried member of the Best of
Missouri Hands in two categories: jewelry and drawing. She has been making and
selling jewelry since she was about 12, and the jewelry she makes today
contains a playful botanical theme.
Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is
free. For more information, call 573-592-4245.
Best of Show, “A Woman’s Heart,” a sculpture
by Jerry Cox
First place, “Journey of Souls,” a watercolor
by Shirley Nachtrieb
Second place, “Mourning the Muse,”
a sculpture by James Heck
Third place, “Handmade Book Collection”
by M.J. Goerke