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Our art gallery is proud to feature works of art by local and regional artists. Each piece of art is unique and speaks to the creator’s talents and personality. The art displayed within our gallery is available for purchase. We will connect you with specific artists to commission custom artwork. We invite you to visit Tanglefoot Gallery and admire the works of area artists who pour the heart and soul into each piece.

Established St. Louis area artist Rick Bayers founded the premiere fine art center of Festus, Tanglefoot Art Gallery. Located in the heart of historic Main Street in Festus, Tanglefoot Art Gallery features fine American art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Our expertise includes Impressionism, American Western, Southwest, and Coastal, as well as Contemporary paintings, prints, wood turning, glass works, ceramics, and sculptures. Tanglefoot Art Gallery features exhibitions by established artists as well as up-and-coming artists. The art gallery offers the highest level of personalized service and consultation to art collectors, corporations, and museums. 

Tanglefoot Art Gallery provides an intimate environment to view and discuss art in a local venue for those who wish to acquire customized art or sell their personal artwork or estate artwork. Our services include customized art production, educational workshops, art exhibits, and framing consultation. Purchasing fine art is one way to diversify your assets while also enjoying the fruits of your investment. Whether you are just new to art collecting, expanding your art collection, or interested in showing and selling your works of art, Tanglefoot Art Gallery can assist you with knowledge, history, personalized care and concern, and trusted confidence.


Rick Bayers specializes in bringing the beauty of America’s most magnificent landscapes into the homes of discriminating art buyers. A fine art painter for over 45 years, Bayers is also a respected portrait artist who has been commissioned to capture many corporate executives and regional celebrities on the canvas. His artwork can be found in executive boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies and the private homes of prominent local and regional families.

More about Tanglefoot Art Gallery

Yes, some of the restoration we can do, or we can outsource to our certified restoration experts for more difficult repairs.

Yes. We can help assist you on the value of a piece. 

Yes, we are always looking for paintings, sculptures, glass, pottery and other artwork to purchase. 

Yes we can work with you to help split payments over reasonable time period. 

The first step is to contact Rick Bayers by email and attached samples of your work with your contact information, a short description of the work and your artist biography. After review, Rick will have you bring in a couple pieces of your work and then provide further discussions of timing, contract, and other pertinent information. Contact Rick at:

Yes, you can purchase a variety of professional, quality canvas, metal, acrylic, giclee prints and posters of any of Rick Bayers paintings at a fraction of an original oil painting. Just go to the BUY PRINT page and order directly.