Visitors are always welcome to Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild. If you wish to have the opportunity to become involved in Studio 55 exhibits and other activities, you need to become a member. 

Benefits of membership

  • Attendance and participation at monthly meetings and workshops
  • Learning, support and encouragement from other members
  • Working with fellow artists on Guild events and projects
  • Networking and sharing art-related information
  • Participating in Guild sponsored art shows and exhibits
  • Representing the Guild in community shows, exhibits and volunteer opportunities with children, youth and adults
  • Posting on the Website and Facebook 
  • Local newspapers, radio stations, TV stations and the Guild’s website and Facebook announce our programs, exhibits and events and feature articles about our members.
  • Guide the direction of the Guild through voting privileges, committee involvement or serving on the Board.

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For additional information contact:


Mona Gist......,,,,President  417-818-3275

Sandra Letson.....Past President  417-496-1838,  Webmaster:
Ruth Penaherra-Norton   Vice President  417-234-2421
Sonya Wise......Treasurer 
Larry Stevens

Eleanor Strauser

Rick Atwell

Cindy Merritt

Don Letson, Membership Roster

Get involved!                                                                                                                                   

Come visit us at our next meeting, the second Wednesday of the month, 1:00-3:00 pm in The Gallery at National Ave. Christian Church, 1515 South National, Springfield, Missouri, 65804. (Entrance in the parking lot, behind the church) For more information contact Mona Gist, president, 417-818-3275.

The following information is needed to complete our membership roster. Studio 55 will not publish nor use your information for any other purpose than for guild business, such as notifying of newsletters, exhibit information, meeting or other reminders, workshops, etc.​

Our guild membership includes, but is not limited to:

Oil Painters
Acrylic Painters
Pastel Artist
Watercolor Artists
Fine Arts Fiber Artists
Sculpture Artists
Fine Art Potters
Fine Art Paper Artists
Fine Art Mixed Media Artists
Fine Art Wood Carvers

Wood Turners
Pen, Pencil, Charcoal and Graphic Artists
Fine Art Photography

Digital Artists

Airbrush Artists

Fine Art Jewelry Artists

Hot Glass Artists

How to Join


Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild Membership Form

Annual Membership: $25 
Make checks payable to Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild. 

Please include this form with your payment and give it to the treasurer at a meeting  
Mail to: Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild, Treasurer
C/O National Ave. Christian Church
1515 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO. 65804 

If membership is for you and a spouse, each should complete a form. 

Name__________________________________Birthday: Month­­­______  Day­­­_____

Email address_____________________________________  


Street address_______________________________________________________

City  ________________________  State_________    Zip____________

Artist’s medium(s)_________________________________________________________

Please indicate your preference for participating in one of the Guild committees below. Your involvement is a great opportunity to get the most out of your membership by socializing and networking with fellow artists.

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Programs       Workshops       Exhibits         Publicity        Hospitality        Field Trips       Historian      ​Computer Work

Comments or suggestions________________________________________________________

Studio 55 Fine Arts Guild