Visual arts bring a community to life!

Who We Are

Summit Art encourages artists by providing opportunities for networking, education, exhibitions and recognition.

We aim to inspire and engage our community by advancing an appreciation for the visual arts.

Summit Art Plein Air Festival April 2021

Our Signature Events

The Summit Art Plein Air Festival happens the second weekend of April at Crestview Dairy in Lee’s Summit, MO. This historic landmark and private estate is the picturesque setting for our newest annual signature event, featuring over 100 artists creating paintings right before your eyes! Purchase your next treasure right off the easel.

The Summit Art Festival is held in the bustling entertainment and historic downtown district of Lee’s Summit, MO,  in October. Featuring over 100 artists from across the country, visitors enjoy a unique blend of art, music and street fare!

We continue to explore creative options to provide exceptional art experiences!


Engage in Your Local Art Community

We encourage anyone with an interest in supporting local art and artists to join our organization!

Summit Art Gallery at Saint Luke’s East Hospital, Lee’s Summit, MO


Summit Art, a 501c3 nonprofit, relies on the generous contributions of our community. Your tax-deductible donation helps us to maintain and expand our programs and events for artists, students and the community, including scholarships to local high school students pursuing a degree in visual arts.

Destre Holloway
Summit Art Juried Artist Member


Discover a membership level that is right for you! General members enjoy networking, interesting and informative programs, access to classes/workshops and helping to bring visual arts to our community. Juried Artist Members enjoy additional exclusive benefits including display opportunities, free jury fee and entry to our art festival.

Summit Art Festival
Lee’s Summit, MO

Art Lovers

Check out how to ‘Become a Member’ so you can enjoy learning more about art with our monthly programs. Want to get the latest news and updates on area cultural arts events? Get to know our juried artist members? Find artwork for your home or office?
Join our mailing list!

Featured Artist of the Month at
Summit Art Gallery in Saint Luke’s East Hospital

Jaime Lyon

Jaime Lyon – Juried Artist – Acrylic

Featured Artist of the Month on our
Summit Art Virtual Gallery

Ken Downs