'Cooper's Landing' piece selected as city's annual commemorative poster

The poster depicts local musicians, wooden soldiers and cyclists along the river port. It was chosen from a pool of 87 entries by a jury of five people from Columbia's culture and arts community.

FROM READERS: EcoArtFest helps showcase, preserve local arts

Vanessa Leitza, the Missouri River Cultural Conservancy's event planner and coordinator, answers questions about the free event. It's one of two major fundraisers the conservancy holds annually to fund its recording and archiving projects.

ArtTalk: Growing spiritually free through art

Artist learned to be keenly aware of the critics in her head


Tigers on the Prowl artists paint for a cause

Twelve unique tigers painted by mid-Missouri artists were unveiled Friday at Columbia Mall.  People can vote for their favorite tiger by donating to the tiger's charity online until Oct. 3.

After Camp Citizen Jane, young talents continue making films

Camp Citizen Jane ended Thursday, but the participants and instructors continue their filmmaking.


Missouri Symphony Society dedicates Missouri Theatre's stage and auditorium

Missouri Theatre's stage and auditorium were dedicated to instrumental members of the Missouri Symphony Society on Saturday.


Artists say goodbye to 56th annual Art in the Park

The 56th annual Art in the Park ended Sunday afternoon at Stephens Lake Park.

UPDATE: Artists from near and far show work at Art in the Park

Yoram Gal, from Israel, and Jenny McGee, from Missouri, were two of the more than 100 artists who showed their work at Stephens Lake Park on Saturday.

UPDATE: Art in the Park to feature solar-powered PA

Volunteer Tom O'Connor is trying to make the annual festival a little more environmentally friendly. The event begins Saturday.

Summerfest to kick off with Edward Sharpe

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is the first show for this summer's Ninth Street Summerfest. At least 2,000 people were expected at Wednesday night's concert. Country artist Randy Houser will perform later in June.

FROM READERS: A letter to young thieves, from the owner of ARTlandish Gallery

Many people wanted Lisa Bartlett, the owner of ARTlandish Gallery, to prosecute after art and charity money were stolen from her store. Instead, she wrote this compassionate letter in response to the theft.

National Churchill Museum features international watercolor painters

The 14th Annual Watercolor Missouri International Show was inspired by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s interest in painting, said Kit Freudenberg, the museum’s interim assistant director.

ArtTalk: Different materials influence style of handmade bohemian jewelry

Columbia artist Mary Anne Flesch uses a wide range of materials to produce unique pieces of art.

ArtTalk: Folk singer/guitarist David Dearnley makes up for lost time

David Dearnley performs predominately solo, singer/songwriter original, acoustic music.

ArtTalk: Local artist produces textured paintings, most recently of animal eyes

Scott Kronk works largely with thickened acrylic-based media and pallete knives.

Gallery showcases immigrant photography at Columbia library

"The Missouri Immigrant Experience: Faces and Places" photo exhibit will be on display at the Columbia Public Library from April 5 to 25.

ArtTalk: Watercolor artist inspired by Ozarks, nature

Shannah Arner describes what inspires her to create watercolor art.

Richard Stickann to discuss new novel at Columbia bookstore

Richard Stickann will be reading from his novel, "Hobbledehoy Boy," which explores the themes of adolescent awkwardness, Wednesday at the Yellow Dog Bookshop.

Ceramic artist's teacup display finds a home in city hall

For ceramic artist Norleen Nosri, being selected to create artwork for the Percent For Art Program meant creating a sense of togetherness for Columbia. Norsi's teacup display of the cups and containers now sit in a glass case on the fourth floor of Columbia’s city hall.

True/False Film Fest 2014: Fact, fiction and everything in between

True/False Film Fest's founders, David Wilson and Paul Sturtz, explore the middle ground between nonfiction and fiction storytelling in this year's festival.