The Twenty-Fourth Annual Senior Art Exhibition for ages Age 60+​ was a fantastic success  on March 20th through April 11th. 

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”


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

Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center

 2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807