artNotes from Hyde House: Silent Auction Artists are Amazing!


Underwritten by OLD MISSOURI BANK and now showing in artCentral’s HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE, this year’s SMALL WORKS | GREAT WONDERS Silent Auction fundraiser is amazing!

You must come visit elegant Hyde House and see for yourself! Place your beginning bids (most start at $10.00) or claim a really special canvas for an affordable “Buy Now” bid. The SILENT AUCTION and HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE will be open for viewing, bidding and shopping December, 2 and 3, Friday and Saturday, 12:00-8:00 p.m. (Auction bidding concludes Saturday evening, December 3, at 7:00 p.m.) The gala CLOSING CELEBRATION will take place December 3, 5:00-8:00 p.m., with holiday sweets and savories and libations, too.

Though Hyde House will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend, you can call (417) 358-4404 to schedule a visit by appointment for Friday or Saturday, November 25 or 26, 12-5 p.m.!


Any day, any time, 24/7 when you check out the BOUTIQUE online you can see and place your bids on the AUCTION works, at and

All the 5×7 Auction creations are ideal for gifting to family, friends or colleagues or for beginning or adding to your personal collection.

Each of the almost sixty artist-made SILENT AUCTION contributions is truly amazing, and so are the artists who have created them. In support of artCentral’s work on behalf of the art and artists that enrich the cultural life of Carthage and our neighboring communities, each artist has generously given time and talent to make these stunning works available for your choosing

The list of amazing contributing artists is impressive. Many are familiar. Some are famous. Others are new and just emerging. All are artists who are offering their best! All merit your attention. We are grateful for each and every one: Sally Armstrong, Joan Banks, Deborah Barnett, Andrew Batcheller, Pat Baxter, Eric Beezley, Karolee Blanchard, April Brunner-Davis, Sydney Byers, Cheryl Church, Ginger Copeland, Jill Cornett, Kristin Girard, Alice Lynn Greenwood-Mathé, David Greenwood-Mathé, Al Gritten, Brenda Hayes, Stacy Heydt, Sierra Joy Hicks, Barbara Hicklin, Nina Johnston, Beth Kang, Janice Kinman, Melody Knowles, Helen Kunze, Linda Mae Kyger, Lori Marble, Jane McCaulley, Jesse McCormick, Connie Miller, Margie Moss, Janice Myers, Mary L. Parks, Sandra Parrill, Curt Penland, Tyla Marie Raredon, Debbie Reed, Richard Reed, Emily Rose, Brenda Molesworth Sageng, Debbie Southard, Kathleen Studebaker, Bev Sturgis, Kerry Sturgis, Linda Teeter, Andy Thomas, Angela Thomas, Clint Thornton, Mary L. Thornton, Lora Waring and Marilyn York.

Besides the Silent Auction, the artCentral HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE includes the gift boutique showcasing four regional featured artists—Deborah Barnett, Kristin Girard, Brenda Hayes and Jane McCaulley—and a plethora of artist-made shopping selections. Additionally the annual Limited Edition Amaryllis Fundraiser is underway.

Have you reserved your purchase of one Amaryllis or more? At $30.00 each, every amaryllis comes in a clay planter made by artist Cheryl Church. Each planter is embellished with a tastefully festive bow and a set of simple care instructions. All proceeds are dedicated to artCentral’s work. Place your Amaryllis order today by phone to (417) 358-4404 or text to (417) 825-0706 or email to [email protected].

Shop local! Shop at artCentral and support your hometown arts center and please keep artCentral on your list of year-round blessings. On #GIVINGTUESDAY, November 29, make your donation by phone to (417) 358-4404, on Facebook at or at You have amazing power to make our community truly art-full! Donate Tuesday or donate today!