Two painters, an award-winning author, and not your typical singer songwriter: Checking in with the Missouri Arts Council's featured October artists

Each month the Missouri Arts Council features four artists on its website from a variety of arts genres, and on this week's show Diana Moxon checks in with the October artists: award-winning author Greg Stout from Cape Girardeau who wrote 22 books on US railroad history and then won a national award for his first work of detective fiction; St Louis-based singer songwriter, Miss Molly Simms, who made her public singing debut at the age of six in an unusual place; artist Nick Gadbois from Kansas City whose multiple bodies of work includes painting in cement and recreating some of the psychedelic surreal colors he discovered through the 1960's counter culture; and Columbia-based painter Cristina Núñez whose work is a balance of color, shape and rhythm. You can see - and hear - the works of this week's guests on their websites:;;; Thanks, as always, to guitarist Yasmin Williams ( for the show's opening and closing music entitled, 'Restless Heart'. (Pictured artwork by Nick Gadbois 'Area 51')
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