25th Annual SPRING 2020 SENIOR ART SHOW at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for Performing Arts. To have an application sent to your home or for questions call Dr. Bradley Fisher: 417-886-2675. Studio 55 is one of the sponsors. If you want to download the entry form here, there are 2 pages to the form and information as to the deadlines and . So please be sure to download both.  


Art Show & Sale November 9 - 22, 2019 ​    
“The Creative Collaborative Project”
Presented by the Artists of National Avenue Christian Church and Studio 55 Arts Guild

Location: The Gallery at National Ave. Christian Church, 1515 S. National, Springfield, Missouri

Entries (created by the artists) 3-D and 2-D art and includes fine art jewelry.

NACC artists and Studio 55 members may submit 2 entries per person

Thank you for participating in the NACC Artist and Studio 55 Art Exhibit

Exhibit Committee: Tully Beard, Eleanor Berger, Louise Eggleston, Chris Haik, Don and Sandra Letson, Eleanor Strauser, Anissa Wiggins/Barber, Gary Tebbenkamp. 

The Twenty-Fourth Annual Senior Art Exhibition for ages Age 60+​ was a fantastic success  on March 20th through April 11th 2019.  See CALL FOR ARTISTs for 2020 EXHIBIT

Jurors picked 72 pieces out of 132 entries for this show and sale. Special thanks to the chair of exhibit, Dr. Bradley Fisher, for another highly successful exhibit for senior artists. Dr. Fisher is a founding member of Studio 55 and former chair of the Gerontology Department at Missouri State. We appreciate the work of the jurors: Dee Giles, Steve McGuire and Vivian Terbeek, and those that hung the art: Don Letson, chairman and the committee: Ramona Gist, Gary Tebbenkamp, Kathy Fisher, Chris Haik, Darlene Prater, Sandra Letson and students from the Gerontology Department. We are grateful for the sponsors: The Gerontology Program in the Psychology Department (MSU), The National Art Shop, Robert Purvis (Valic Financial Advisors, Inc.) Studio 55 Arts Guild and Copy This Missouri State University.

Congratulations to the following members for being chosen for the Twenty Fourth Senior Art Exhibit at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Art: Ken Burstin, Greg Chappell, Nadine Ellman, Judy Ferguson, Chris Haik, Robert Kraft, Ann Kynion, Susan Loop, Janice McCain, Juror Steve McGuire, Joellen Mittlestadt, Peter Nielebock, Darlene Prater, Donald Rayburn, Carol Snyder, Vivian Terbeek, Ted Terbeek, Rose Utley, Cheryl Vowels, Jane Waschick, and John Whytock.

Awards were presented to members: 

Judy Ferguson: Juror’s Choice Award for Pastel Painting “Colorado River Bluffs”;
Chris Haik: National Avenue Art Shop Award for “Rock Bridge” Mixed Media Painting; 

Robert Kraft:  Photography Award for “Autumn Reflection”
and John Whytock: Juror’s Choice Award for oil painting“Alley Kitty”

The Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway, will be displaying our artwork now through February 29, 2020 The following are exhibiting: Eleanor Berger, Carol Chappell, Felicia Ellis, Ann Kynion, Don and Sandra Letson, Susan Loop, Peter Nielebock, Eleanor Strausser, Gary Tebbenkamp, Ursula Wollenberg.

Art Exhibit by Studio 55 Members: "Inspired by Nature"August 28 - October 2, 2019

October 2nd: (Wed.) Pick up your art from 9 - 10 am at the Botanical Center.

Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center

 2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807 

Exhibit and Sale: Gailey's Breakfast Café, March and April. A sign-up for this display along with more details will be available at the January 8 meeting at the National Avenue Gallery..

Sky Gallery at the Springfield-Branson International Airport has a show now through February 12, 2020. This juried show features members from Splatter, Studio 55 Arts Guild, and Visual Art Association Artists.  Congratulations to the following members listed below and the number of their pieces in the show:

Jesse Clay (5), Dawna Middleton (1),  Ken Richardson (3), Judy Ferguson (2), Ken Burstin (2), Ruth Penaherrera Norton (1), Meika Aton (5), Farley Lewis (2), Nancy Brown Dornan (3), Vivian Terbeek (1), Suzi Agee (1), Susie Sharpe (3), Carol Snyder (5), Alicia Farris (1), John Whytock  (3), and Deborah Whytock (1).

Fine art exhibits rotate quarterly at Sky Gallery and consist of works by artists from the Springfield Regional Arts Council’s member registry, students and faculty of our local colleges, universities, and public schools, and occasionally national organizations and special interest groups.