If you send local artist Cathy Einspanier a photo of your house, she’ll create a personalized watercolor for you. Einspanier runs a shop on Etsy called Picket Fence Portraits that has been featured in HGTV Magazine and a slew of online publications, such as Good Housekeeping. With all this e…

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Watching the bees visit our garden once again, I am reminded of a somewhat obscure blip in the history of illustration. Between 1625 and 1630, two Italian scientists printed the earliest records of microscopic observations in their publication, Apiarium. Federico Cesi wrote the text while ar…

Students from the Kirkwood School District, along with Scout groups and other area organizations, have been working with residents of Aberdeen Heights senior living community on a “100 Dress Project.”

One of St. Louis’s most iconic personalities and distinguished directors, Steven Woolf, is ending his 32 years of leadership at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis on a high note.

Cbabi Bayoc has been working as an artist since the mid 1990s. Some highlights from these 25 years include when Prince chose his painting “Reine Keis Quintet” as the cover art for his 2001 album “The Rainbow Children;” and “365 Days with Dad,” when Bayoc painted a positive image of black fat…

Photographer Harry Callahan’s work can be found in most major museums. During his career, he was widely respected for his technical know-how, experimental attitude and masterful compositions. He spent more than 30 years teaching photography techniques to university students. Ultimately, thou…

Ken Wood didn’t set out to become a studio artist. He studied architecture at Rice University and worked as an architect for about five years before becoming disenchanted with the collaborative nature of architectural work — working in teams, coordinating with other trades, and being so depe…

Two years ago, Beyoncé posted a portrait of herself on Instagram to announce her pregnancy with twins. Within hours, the image had garnered over 7 million likes, and it’s since settled at well over the 11 million mark.

When Allen Kriegshauser sets up his easel to paint, he loses himself for awhile, emerging a few hours later with something to show for it.

For you church-going folks, the chances are good that Robert Frei had a hand in the windows and artwork of your sanctuary. If you served on a parish council, you might have met him.

Artists exhibiting at Fontbonne University hope to transport audiences beyond the dimensions of length and width. They are offering displays of their art that provide a vital third dimension in time and space. It’s known as depth.

Webster Arts is hosting the exhibit, “Freedom of Expression,” 41 works by artists in St. Louis, 15 U.S. states and the nation of Turkey who responded to themes of censorship, bigotry, free speech, racism, speaking truth to power, and the impact of current events. The themes are found in the …

The Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, which originally opened in 1938, reopened in November of 2018 after an extensive renovation. The grand reopening of the Soldiers Memorial, now part of the Missouri Historical Society, coincided with the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I.

Like so many refugees, it’s a wonder that Zlatko Ćosić and his family survived. In 1994, Ćosić fled Banja Luka, Yugoslavia, and eventually immigrated to St. Louis. His brother had left their hometown before the war in Bosnia and Croatia started; he also made his way to St. Louis. Their paren…

It’s not Annie get your gun — it’s Ralphie gets his Red Ryder BB gun at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis with the seasonal favorite, “A Christmas Story,” running through Dec. 23.

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