Local creatives demonstrate their talents.

        Francis of Assisi once said, “He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an...

    On any given weekend at the City Museum, there's a good chance you'll spot sculptor Paul Bayer carving away on his dream project before you even walk in the door. An astounding 20 ton, 6'x6'x7'...

    Nestled in St. Louis’s beautiful South Hampton neighborhood, Julie Malone’s studio overflows with color, imagination and paintings in process. Vibrant pieces from the Personal Hotspots series 2018...

    “I didn’t follow my passion from the get-go because I never thought I’d be great,” says Doug Gilberg, executive director of Wildwood Green Arts. “But I’ve learned that greatness isn’t key, but a...

    This is the art that Gregg Rasmusson builds: precise, linear and symmetric. The sharp lines that repeat across his ceramic pieces are purposeful and unhesitating, creating patterns that are as...

    For Andy Hahn, creativity was something he was born with. He was always fascinated by an artist’s ability to portray a subject accurately, but he wasn’t always so fascinated by the abstract side....

    Listen to Vic Barr ruminate about wood, and you’ll gaze at trees as if seeing them for the first time. “We are surrounded by trees, and most of us don’t really understand much about them. But they...

    Today Irek Szelag is a thriving local artist and the name in art conservation in St. Louis. He's owned his own business since 1990 and has worked with private owners and museums to make their...

    Zack Smithey’s art is work in process. A piece starts as an idea, corralled on the clipboard that is always within his reach. The thought percolates until Smithey is inspired to express it. He...

    Long before Robert Karleskint ran his own business, he was just a young man with a masonry background, a desire to help out in his community and an admittedly limited perspective on cultural...

    Each one of Mark Witzling’s oil and cold wax paintings tells a story. But the story is different for everyone who gazes at it. Where some see nature, others see religion. Or a still life. Or a...

    For Scott McDowell, building birdhouses was always a hobby. It wasn't until his friends and neighbors started taking notice that he ever thought he could make a living out of it. “People would see...

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