Coming to the Gallery January 19, 2019

  • Spotlight

Anastacia Drake

Anastacia is an internationally recognized fine art painter, unencumbered by formal instruction. She was born and raised in a small farm town in Kansas.  She learned from an early age that art had the power to transform her environment.

Her paintings derive from her experiences on the farm and her travels in nature. She began incorporating texture into her paintings (using only acrylic paint) when she did art therapy with blind and developmentally handicapped children.

In her twenties, she won her first artist residency in Europe and began traveling the world exhibiting and selling her work.  She had the opportunity to work with many influential artists and developed her own painting style. She went on to win many other artist residencies throughout the world, including in Australia, Italy, and Bali.

She currently lives in Kansas City with her son. You can view her work at


Ms. Drake's exhibit will be in the gallery from January 19 to February 19th.

She will have an artist reception on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 5-7 PM.



The Mary L. Martin Gallery is located on the lower level of the building's east classroom wing, just adjacent to the Bowlus' main office. Exhibits are FREE and open to the public during the Bowlus' normal office hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  

We are happy to open the gallery for a private viewing for a club meeting or similar outing. Please contact the Bowlus office at (620) 365-4765 to make an appointment.