Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild

"Exploration of Color, Using Acrylic Paint" (New)

November 7

Class taught by artist Jessie Schwartz

​Ongoing Exhibit

3 Locations:

   Bambino's Cafe.1141 E. Delmar
   Bambinos Cafe 2810-D East  Battlefield

​   B2 (next door to the Battlefield location)

   in the Half A  Hill Shopping Center

   (corner of Battlefield and Lone Pine)

Many members have their art on Exhibit at all three locations. Open to all artists. One does not have to be a member to exhibit. To apply call Sandra or Don at 417-869-7812



"Palette to Palate" Benefit for A Sporting Chance      

Thursday, November 3 at 5 PM  opening and sale

Waverly House Gifts and Gallery 2031 S. Waverly, Springfield, MO (417) 882 - 3445

Vivian Terbeck will be one of the featured artists

Now - December 11th
Nearly Famous Deli
2708 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO
Exhibit by Lois Reeves and Desiree Young 

           Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild welcomes visual artists of all media and levels of expertise, including art professionals, emerging artists and those who appreciate art. The Guild meets monthly for programs, sponsors workshops, organizes exhibitions and facilitates the interchange of ideas, information, and motivation for their members and the arts community. For more membership information see How to Join.

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"Loosen Up With Mixed Media" (New)
Class taught by Darlene Prater

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Calendar of events

Member's Exhibits 

​​Weekly Classes with Audrey Bottrell Parks​​

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Deal Toney, Photographer,

 to speak at Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild Meeting

 November 9, 2016

“Cameras don’t take pictures.  Photographers take pictures.”

Deal Toney will make a presentation on how we see and interpret images, including how our culture influences our perceptions.  He said “Pictures are all around you, you just have to see them.”

Mr. Toney started out as a sculptor and evolved into photography.  He still sculpts in addition to his photography. 

Deal Toney was a combat photo-journalist for the Air Force for 23 years and has photographed on every continent.  He photographed the release of POWs from Vietnam and China, the Jonestown recovery, the Canary Island 747 disaster, the earthquakes in the Azores Islands and the release of the Iranian embassy hostages.  Mr. Toney has had two Pulitizer Prize nominations for his outstanding photography.  Outside of the military, Toney has had many assigmets including photographing the King and Queen of Thailand and the Dutch Royal Family.His articles and photographs have been published throughout the U.S., as well as internationally. 

Most recently he has taught photography for publication classes at Missouri State University and Computer Science at Ozarks Technical College.

Members and visitors are invited to bring their art for "show and tell".


The program will start at 1:00pm on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the National Avenue Christian Church, 1515 S. National Avenue, Springfield, Mo. 65804.  Admission is free and open to the public.  For more information contact Sandra Letson at 417-869-7812 or Joan Bowen at 417-720-4583.

There will be a short business meeting and election of officers/board members for the year 2017.

​The following have been nominated:

President: Ramona Gist

Vice President: Ruth Penaherrera Norton

Secretary: Joan Bowen

Treasurer: Fran Young

Lawrence Stevens

Sonya Wise

Mike Carlie

Eleanor Strauser

Kathy Luna



215 W. Commercial (two doors west of ARTIVITIES).
Exhibit and Art Sale by Julie Heims


Green Gallery- Funtiques Market

(6545 N 21st St, Ozark, MO)

​ Exhibit Art Sale by Julie Heim

October and November Opening Reception

Susie Sharpe Exhibits


Gailey's Breakfast Cafe

220 E. Walnut, Springfield, MO

​Exhibit by Darlene Prater

Studio 55 Meetings


Rebekah Polly: Pottery, Drawing and Painting Classes   (New drawing class with model))


209 W. Commercial Street in Springfield


​Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month

from 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm at the Gallery at National Avenue Christian Church, 1515 S. National Ave. Springfield, MO

See above map.

Visitors are welcome. Free and open to the public.

 Email for more information

Guild Exhibits

           September 30 - November 7, 2016 
           Springfield Greene County

           Botanical Center Exhibit
           2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 




           Artivities Exhibit
            209 W Commercial St, Springfield, MO 


Workshop:  Basics in Tapestry Techniques:
Taught by Shirah Miriam "Mimi" Aumann

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October 19, 26; November 2 and 9; 10:00 a.m.

Peter Longley's Classes/Programs (New)

Botanical Drawing at the Botanical Center

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  Call To Artists and  Area Exhibits

​​​​​Mondays (closed legal holidays)

Northview art class/get-to-gether

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417 Photoworks
1700 S Campbell Ave,
Exhibit by Steve McGuire

Opening Friday Sept 23rd

​Maschino's Home Store, Nancy Dornan

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​  ​Free Program

Friday, October 28: 6:30 p.m.

"My Life and Travels Portrayed Through My Drawings and Paintings"

Peter Longley


​Botanical Center 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Springfield, MO