Visitors Guide to
Studios, Shops, & Private Galleries
in St. Charles County, Missouri
in the Middle Mississippi River Valley
   
Please note that many of the art studios have limited hours or are open by appointment only. 
   

St. Charles has a rich and vibrant artist community. Many stores and studios can be found in the area particularly in historic downtown St. Charles and Augusta. The Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles has 20 working art studios where visitors can watch the creative process and buy art directly from the artists. Click here for a list of artists at the Centre.
2nd Street Beads
815 N. Second Street
St. Charles, MO
636-723-1172
  2nd Street Beads is a full service bead shop with hands on help to answer you beading questions. We carry hundreds of jewelry components for almost every design including a huge selection of Gemstones, Czech glass, Swarovski, and tools. Basic jewelry classes and advanced beading classes are offered by appointment.
Amish Peddler
915 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-925-0066
  The Amish Peddler is a family owned and operated business that knows how important your home is. Our goal is to help Families create a warm and welcoming environment that makes everyone in the family feel comfortable by creating Amish made furniture and primitive/early American decor.
Art Glass Array
501 N. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO
636-724-0288
  Art Glass Array is a warm glass studio and gallery. Art Glass Array offers a full line of fusing supplies as well as a range of classes for those beginning in fused glass, as well as those who are ready to take their work to the next level using advanced techniques.
Augusta Glass Studio
5508 Locust Street
Augusta, MO
636-228-4732
  Augusta Glass Studio is home to artists Sam Stang and Kaeko Maehata. Stang does strong and intricate work, with clear evidence of its roots in the Italian tradition of glassblowing. Maehata produces blown glass, fused glass, and beaded glass.
Augusta Wood Ltd.
5558 Walnut Street
Augusta, MO
636-228-4406
  This family owned gallery has been in business for over three decades.  Our goal has always been to search America for the unique, attractive, decor friendly items without sacrificing quality. Our emphasis is on solid wood furniture, fine giftware, framed artwork, and handsome decor items.
Bindings, Borders
& Squares Quilt Shop

325 Droste Road
St. Charles, MO
636-2949-2077
  Bindings, Borders & Squares Quilt Shop is a full-service quilt shop. We offer fabrics, patterns, books, threads, classes, room for meetings, long-arm quilting, quilt-making services, and much more.
Cassandra Erin Studio
833 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
314-609-7541
  Cassandra Porlier and Teri Sallee are traditionally trained metalsmiths who specialize in personalized custom jewelry – “your handwriting, your message”. Our studio carries an eclectic mix of the best local artists and our work has been featured in several “Best of Missouri” art shows.
Gallery 501
501 N. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO
636-724-0288
  Gallery 501 at Art Glass Array is an 1,100 square foot exhibition space featuring rotating artist exhibits in 2D and 3D.  We strive to find work that is contemporary and edgy for one to two month long exhibitions.
George Denninger Gallery
115 N. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-256-6555
  Art with a message - a gallery of works by George Denninger including original digital paintings, posters, furniture and sculpture.
Framation's Custom
Framing & Art Gallery
218 N. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-724-8313
  This local art gallery hosts the work of over 20 area resident artists as well as providing a venue for rotating shows including juried exhibits and show with featured artists. In addition to new shows monthly Framations offers custom framing services and frames. prints, notecards, and more are available.
The Glass Workbench
318 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-946-2002
  Established in 1975 The Glass Workbench carries a complete line of stained glass and fusing supplies, over 500 different colors and textures of stained glass, makes custom made windows, lamps, blown glass and stained glass gifts. We also feature stained and fused glass classes.
Halo Candle Company
of St. Charles

720 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-946-7711
  The Halo Candle Company of St. Charles manufactures and sells wax melts and candles. We also sell aroma lamps, melting pots, electric melters, incense, azenta products, gift baskets, and candle supplies.
I Am What I Am
107 N. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-578-6923
  I Am What I Am is a local artisan marketplace where you'll find one of a kind and unique items handcrafted by local artists including jewelry, gifts, clothing, accessories, and more.
Knit and Caboodle
423 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-916-0060
  We stock thousands of yarns!  We feature locally hand-dyed yarns, and a great selection of sock yarns.  We have a wide variety of fibers, including alpaca, llama, silk, bamboo, corn and organically grown and dyed cotton and wool. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can inspire and instruct!
La Gallerie
812 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636
-949-6513
  La Gallerie has a must see affordable selection of gallery grade oil paintings and fine prints. Choose from hundreds of traditional and contemporary landscapes, street scenes, and seascapes. Shipping is available.
LaRoserie Eclectic Motif
700 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
314-265-4942
  This fun, eclectic home decor store features Made in the USA furniture, vintage items, florals, inspirational items, and local artwork.
Master'sPieces Fine
Jewelry & Gifts, LLC

816 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-925-1333
  Master'sPieces Fine Jewelry & Gifts carries fine and fun jewelry and gifts from over 70 artists. We also offer custom jewelry design, repair and insurance appraisals that are available in the store.
Native Traditions
310 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-947-0170
  Original Native American paintings, sculpture, pottery, kachinas, jewelry, and Taos drums. Featuring magnificent burlwood furniture, Mill Creek Studios and Minnetonka Moccasins.
Patches Quilt & Button Shoppe
337 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-946-6004
  This award-winning quilt and button shop sells the finest quality of quilting fabric, supplies, redwork, finished handmade quilts and accessories, and new and vintage buttons.
Plank Road
906 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-255-0530
  Plank Road is a shop that provides a place for up to 40 local artisans to display their wares. Artisans include soap makers, knitters, potters, wood workers, quilters, sewn crafts, and many more. We also carry antiques, books, well, archeological items, and folk Instruments: We make Mountain Dulcimers right here in the store.
Poor Man's Art Gallery
St. Charles, MO
506 S. Main Street
636-949-5237
  Poor Man's Art Gallery offers oil paintings and canvas prints at affordable prices. You will find room after room in this historic building filled with paintings of all kinds.
Remington's
302 N. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-946-7663
  Remington’s is a custom picture frame shop and art gallery. Remington’s is also the Balloon Décor specialists. Out talented artistic balloon professionals have been proudly serving the St. Louis and St. Charles metro area for 25 years.
Rock Paper Scissors
833 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-724-5002
  Rock Paper Scissors carries a large assortment of invitations, announcements, ribbon, and specialty paper.
Stitches Etc.
341 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-946-8016
  Stitches Etc. offers a large assortment of retail items for counted thread and embroidery which include threads, charts, fabrics, notions, and specialty books. We also offer classes and stitch clubs.
The Tintypery
510 S. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-925-2155
  The Tintypery is an Old Time photography studio that has been providing Old Time photos for over 30 years. We provide authentic costumes and props from the 1860′s through the 1930′s. In about 15 minutes you’ll be transported to an era past and back with a photo to prove it.
Wineroad Boutique
5507 Locust Street
Augusta, MO
636-228-4234
  Exquisite, unique and one-of-a-kind items from local and regional artisans. A wardrobe of possibilities with comfortable clothing for every woman.
Belle Fleur Vignettes
St. Charles, MO
  804 N. 2nd Street
636-949-9953
   
Foundry Art Centre Artists
520 N. Main Street
St. Charles, MO
636-255-0270
The Foundry Art Centre has 20 working art studios where visitors can watch the creative process and buy art directly from the artists. All artists go through an annual jury process to become a Foundry Art Centre artist. The Centre’s a artists work in a variety of mediums of fine arts and fine crafts including ceramics, textiles, jewelry, all kinds of sculpture, glass and more.
Archie St. Clair
Studio 2-3
  The bronze sculptures by Archie St. Clair express his love for animals and he recreates them with amazing life-like qualities, focusing on minute detail. He credits his earlier careers as stockman and butcher for laying the groundwork in replicating these details. He is just as talented in sculpting the human form.
Jim Carlson
Studio
4
  Jim Carlson's ceramics ans pottery is unlike any other - with a dash of whimsy in each piece. He enjoys hand building pottery, throwing on the wheel, and combining the two methods to produce unique pieces of art. Jim also teaches children and adult pottery classes in his studio.
Patrick Nolan
Studio 5
314-757-4058
  Patrick Nolan’s fiber and kiln-formed glasswork is amazing featuring an abundance of colors and textures. His artwork aims for brightness of color and depth of texture so that its essence is connected and energetic.
John Dean
Studio
7-8
  John Dean paints amazing acrylic landscapes with rich colors and expert brushwork. The Midwest, the landscapes and the light of Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and his home state of Iowa, are his continuing source of subject matter and revitalization.
Jim Hubbman
Studio
7-8
  Jim Hubbman specializes in photorealist still life, figurative watercolor, and Intaglio Mezzotint printmaking.
Bob Allen
Studio 9
  Bob Allen finds making, glazing, and firing clay pottery very exciting and rewarding. During his career he has learned to develop glazes, decorating slips, and decorating techniques that are uniquely his own.
Brent Kuhlmann
Studio 10
  Brent Kuhlmann's beautiful photography entails rich colors and gorgeous compositions. To Brent photography is about “seeing” in new ways, from fresh perspectives, and imparting to subjects a higher dignity than we normally allow them.
Sallie Day Mogerman
Studio 11
  Sallie Day Mogerman's oil portraits are a favorite at the Foundry Art Centre. Sallie works in oils and graphite and from both life and photographic sittings.
Ann Croghan
Studio 15
  Ann Croghan captures energy on canvas in a variety of colors in her abstract acrylics. Her beautiful, lyrical, abstract paintings are created by using transparent layers of colors that develop intriguing depth of surface. Ann  also produces watercolors, pastels, and drawings.
Laura Lloyd
Studio 17
  Laura creates sculptural ceramics and oil portraits. Faces and color dominate both her oil painting and clay sculpture. In oils there is a palette of vivid colors to embody the spirit of the person. Her work in clay, though still involving the human form, is darkly whimsical when compared to her oils.
Colleen Johnson
Studio 18
  Colleen Johnson creates realistic pastel portraits. The level of realism that she strives for in every portrait is a level at which she can fool those who view her paintings into thinking for a moment that they are photographs!
Jie Chen & Ting He
Studio 19
  Jie Chen and Ting He specialize in original Chinese watercolors and calligraphy. The gentle line quality and calculated brushwork really makes their artwork stand out.
Janet Fons
Studio 20
  Janet Fons' colorful pastel landscapes capture the rustic beauty of the Midwest. Janet paints contemporary landscapes opens up new ways for me to interpret nature. She also works in oil, featuring landscapes painted in a contemporary-expressionist style.
Laura Hohn
Studio 21
  Laura creates pieces that are wheel thrown stoneware with an emphasis on bright colors, subtle details, and textures. Most of her work is functional and includes dishware, wine chillers and serving platters. They are all food safe and lead free, and can be used in the microwave, oven, and dishwasher safe.
   







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