- "Sisters", an exhibit featuring Nora Oldham Othic and
Barbara Oldham Garvey will be on display on the North Missouri Arts Council
(NOMO) Gallery on April 3 - 29, 2018. An opening reception for the artists
will be held on Friday, April 6, from 5-8 pm.
Othic and Barbara (Oldham) Garvey are sisters who moved to Marceline with their
parents Bert H. and Ferne Oldham in the early 1960’s. The two grew up loving to
draw, color, paint, collage and do all things art. Their parents encouraged
Nora loved to
draw animals and Barbara drew children and families (large ones). When they grew
up, Nora continued her studies and has worked very hard at her passion and is
now a well known, award winning professional regional artist with art displayed
in galleries throughout the Midwest.
Barbara put her
art aside for many years and raised a family of four children with her husband
Denis and also had a career working with preschool children, teaching Head Start
for 24 years. She now enjoys time with her 11 grandchildren and creating art for
are active members of the North Missouri Arts Council.