Classes By Our Members
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.
March 8th Program
Nationally Recognized Missouri Artist
Click here for an interview with Jane Troup
by Bob Linder, News Leader, Springfield Missouri
Jane will cover her background, thoughts on being an artist, what she does and her process.
To learn more about Jane Troup please see her Website
Open Studio at Splatter Art Studio
more information. Get together with others and draw or paint and receive encouragement from others in the group.
STUDIO 55 FINE ARTS GUILD makes opening gift of hope for the Forever Home Capital Campaign! --Published in January.
Studio 55 continues their support of FosterAdopt Connect and Sammy's Window with a generous gift toward the Forever Home Capital Campaign.
"Studio 55 is very pleased to become a donor for the new community Forever Home Capital Campaign. We are thrilled to know our $2500 donation will be matched and becomes $5000 toward the purchase of the building. Not everyone is able to become a foster parent, but everyone can donate their time and or money to better serve the foster children and their foster parents in the Southwest Missouri area." --Sandra Letson, President Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild 2015/2016.
For more information on how you too can help make a difference please contact Foster Adopt Connect SWMO by phone: 417.866.3672 or at 509 S. Cavalier, Springfield, MO 65802. --
George Deatz, member Studio 55
Weekly Classes with Rebekah Polly
Pottery, Drawing and Painting Classes for children and adults
Location: Artivities Art Studio and Gallery
in Springfield and Rogersville, 417-399-4580.
Programs 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
Visitors are welcome. Free and open to the public.
Email email@example.com for more information
(If the Springfield Schools are cancelled due to the weather, the program is automatically cancelled)
Call To Artists and Area Exhibits
click on the blue link below for more information)
Mondays (closed legal holidays)
Northview Art Group lead by Ramona Gist
A group of artists that meet and work on their own individual projects lead by Ramona Gist; offering support in watercolor, acrylic, oil, pencil, pen and ink, pastel and design.
Sandra Letson past president of Studio 55 and Mark Hay of Sammy's Window
Maschino's Home Store Art Juried Exhibit
Jan/Feb 2017, 9:30-6:00 Monday- Saturday
"The Art of the Number" Exhibit
Congratulation to Eleanor F. Strauser
for Best of Show painting & Lea Dingman, 3rd Place. Other members accepted for the juried show were Penny Bantle and Dawna Middleton
Susie Sharpe Art Exhibit
Month of February 7-May1, 2017 (not open Monday)
Where: Tower Club, 901 E St. Louis St (21st and 22nd Floor) One can have lunch and/or visit the exhibit, without being a member of the Tower Club.
Where: Ongoing exhibit at Mercy.
Jessie Schwartz Art Exhibit
When Month of February
Where: Classic Rock Coffee, Springfield
When: Month of April
Where: Lotus Gallery, Scottsdale AZ.
Lea Dingman Art Exhibits:
List of multiple exhibits: Click here
“Call For Entries” Due March 6: All Artists 60 and over
The Twenty-Second Annual Juried Senior Art Show sponsored by the Missouri State Gerontology Program, Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild and National Art Shop will be at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, March 8 – April 5. This show is for visual artists 60 and older. Art is due on March 6. “Call for Entries” brochure will be available at the meeting or download a PDF to print page #1 Here and page #2 Here.
Prizes will be awarded at the Artist Reception on March 10, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Winter Fridays with Peter Longley.
6:30 p.m. at the Botanical Center
January through March
2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO
More information: Click here.
February Newsletter: Click here
Board Meeting: Thursday, March 2, 10:00 a.m. National Ave. Christian Church. 2nd floor Board room.
Mondays and Fridays with Tracy Bruton
Drawing and Water Color
Click here for more information
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 Letson at 417-869-7812.
Our Member's Exhibits