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BBC features work from artists throughout our community.

Stop by today for a class and check out our latest exhibit of illustrations by local artist, Joanne Kluba.

BBC Featured Artist: Joanne Kluba
Bringing creativity, individuality and uniqueness together in book form underlines the essence of Joanne Kluba’s many projects and creations at Paper Birds Studio. With an extensive background in printmaking, painting, photography and calligraphy, Joanne brings a variety of expressive visuals to her varied formats of art books, custom bindery, portfolios and handmade boxes.

Paper Birds Studio
Since 2001, Joanne has created small custom bindery, specializing in hand bookbinding, small edition binding, boxes, portfolios and calligraphy in her St. Louis studio. She teaches regular classes and workshops here as well as at other art and cultural institutions. Joanne’s works have been exhibited in the U.S. and Europe.

With a BFA in Printmaking and an MA in Business from Webster University, St. Louis, Joanne also studied traditional bookbinding with St. Louis conservator Richard Baker. She continues to study with guilds and universities around the country. Prior to owning her own business, Joanne was Project Manager and Creative Manager for Studio 612 and Maritz Motivation Company.






Art & Soul Café

Dedicated to creating events and programs that stimulate a deeper experience of community through the power of the arts and inter-spiritual dialogue.

Chef Sharon Tutko

As a private chef and health coach, I support organic, local and sustainable resources whenever possible.  Further, I embrace simple, clean and delicious ways to feed people of all ages with varying degrees of stress, dietary needs and palate preferences.
—Chef Sharon Tutko

Green Spiral Tours

Green Spiral Tours is a “Family Adventure School” and social enterprise designed to connect families and nature through free and affordable field trips throughout the St. Louis region.

Helping Hand-Me-Downs

Helping Hand-Me-Downs provides clothing for the first year of a newborn’s life… Swaddling those most in need with the love of donations from the community…
While also supporting mothers seeking greater independence.

Stephanie Williamson, Executive Director

Turner Center for the Arts

Turner Center for the Arts is a multi-use art studio space in Maplewood, with program offerings for everyone from kids to adults. Also offered are day and evening programs for adults with disabilities, after school art classes, summer art camps for kids and open studio
time for teenagers.

Nate Larson, Executive Director

Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice

Barbara Finch, Program Chair
Our mission is to identify, research and discuss critical issues. To mobilize, energize and inspire ourselves and others to action. To work as individuals and in community for social justice.