Archives of Art

retrospekt: a photo shoot

Photos by Aaron Eisenhauer Words by Mia Pohlman Handwriting by Gary Rust II Models: Janika Roberts, Brianna Justine and Jo Rodgers Clothes and accessories: Annie Laurie’s, Atelier, Prospect Vintage, Smash Designs and J Renee Boutiques, all in Cape Girardeau Special thanks to Emily Vines and Josh Sellers for opening their home to us for the […]

Art for You

Day Three Photography By Anna Estes The drive out to Sedona was marked by windows down and chilly air, unrestrained laughing and our favorite playlists on blast. It was one of those drives that reminds you, sometimes you really are living in your own movie. There was nothing to look at for a long while, […]

meet along the way: Suzanne Thompson

Women do incredible things. Here, we feature the stories of women who are a part of the Southeast Missouri community by way of living here, being from here or passing through. We hope these stories inspire you to connect with others and that they encourage you to be who you are in the world. We […]

Scavenger Hunt Reveal

Where We Went for our Summer 2020 Photo Shoot In our Summer 2020 issue, we traveled across Southeast Missouri for four fashion photo shoots and left you clues so you could join in the fun and figure out the locations. Here, we let you in on where we went; they are some of our favorite […]

Gathering Things Together: Ashley Sexton Curates

While she was growing up, Ashley Sexton’s parents collected things. Cookie jars, anything with a cow on it, political memorabilia, the list goes on. This, Ashley says, was her way into art. “Being exposed to the act of sorting through lots of things you don’t like to find the perfect addition to your collection slowly […]

Wildflowers of Missouri

By Ali Eisenhauer Photography by Aaron Eisenhauer   My wildflower guide is creased and dog-eared, its pages full of scrawled notes of when and where I found each bloom.   I’ve always had an affinity for wildflowers, but it wasn’t until I moved into the country that I became interested in pursuing a deeper connection with […]

Meet Along the Way: Caroline Thompson

Women do incredible things. Here, we feature the stories of women who are a part of the Southeast Missouri community by way of living here, being from here or passing through. We hope these stories inspire you to connect with others and that they encourage you to be who you are in the world. We […]

In a Greenhouse: Photography Tips from Tyler

Here our photographer Tyler Graef shares three things he thinks about while taking photos to help inspire you to make your best images, too. 1. Fill the frame The famous Robert Capa rule suggests that “if your photographs aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” While that’s almost always true, the point is to make […]

And the Two Become One: The Tradition

As you plan your wedding day, we know you’ll find ways to make it as deeply special as the story of love you’re writing together with your future spouse. For some inspiration, here we share with you unique features from Southeast Missouri couple Makayla and Luke Pohlman’s wedding. Congratulations — we are joyful with you […]

And the Two Become One: Floral Arrangements

As you plan your wedding day, we know you’ll find ways to make it as deeply special as the story of love you’re writing together with your future spouse. For some inspiration, here we share with you unique features from Southeast Missouri couple Jen Rickard and Brian Blattel’s wedding. Congratulations — we are joyful with […]
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