The St. Louis Artists' Guild is pleased to present the entire collection of 115 original oil paintings by Billyo O'Donnell for the Painting Missouri
exhibition opening July 28 through September 2, 2017. The Painting Missouri: The Counties en Plein Air book features historical descriptions and regional stories by author Karen Glines. Painting Missouri: The Counties en Plein Air is an extraordinarily rich collection of scenes and seasons along the highways and byways of the Show-Me State. Since 2008, O'Donnell and Glines have traveled across the state to complete a project that would be timelessly beautiful and reflect their love for the state of Missouri. The Painting Missouri project creates a tangible future for generations to continuously appreciate. We invite you to share your Missouri story on PaintingMissouri.com and attend our exhibition programming by engaging, you can become a part of preserving not only Missouri but American history. St. Louis Artists' Guild exhibitions are funded in part by the Regional Arts Commission St. Louis, Missouri Arts Council, the Arts and Education Council and the St. Louis Artists’ Guild members and patrons.
Painting Missouri: The Counties en Plein Air exhibition: July 28 through September 2, 2017
Opening Reception: July 28 from 5 pm to 8 pm, Artists' Welcome at 6:30 pm
Ramp Gallery: Youth & Family Center’s Kids Summer South African Paint and Jewelry Camps
Gallery Talk and Presentation: August 30 at 7 pm with Billyo O’Donnell
Plein Air in Forest Park and Lecture/Discussion “The Importance of Finding Like-Minded Artists” with Billyo O’Donnell
August 19, 2017
Location: Forest Park
Check In: 7:30 am at the Visitor Center in Forest Park 5595 Grand Drive St. Louis, MO 63112
Registration Fee: $15 member/$25 non-member
Please join the St. Louis Artists’ Guild and the Painting Missouri project for a summer morning plein air competition including a demonstration at the historically beautiful Forest Park. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and camaraderie among artists followed by a lecture and discussion titled “The Importance of Finding Like-Minded Artists” at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild.
August 26, 2017 from 9 am - 4 pm
Location: St. Louis Artists’ Guild 12 North Jackson Avenue St. Louis, MO 63105
A creative workshop on the relationship between art and the story with Billyo O’Donnell and Karen Glines Artist and Author of Painting Missouri: The Counties en Plein Air. This is a unique workshop to expand the creative individual’s concept of direction. Whether you’re an artist or a writer, you will learn from each discipline in a fun and educational environment. There will be examples and demonstrations showing how the fundamentals in a painting or narrative can change to give it a sense of purpose and personalized meaning.
The St. Louis Artists' Guild inspires art experiences through extraordinary exhibitions, interactive art education, outreach to diverse audiences, and by fostering creativity throughout the community.
St. Louis Artists' Guild
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm and Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
12 North Jackson Avenue | St. Louis, MO 63105