About Faith Bemiss

Faith Bemiss, an award winning fine art photographer, is a native of Sedalia, Missouri. With a love for the outdoors, she began her career by targeting national gardening magazines. Her first published piece became the cover of a newly formed national gardening magazine titled, "Birds and Blooms," published by the former Reiman Publications, now Reader's Digest Milwaukee. Since that time her work has appeared in several national and regional magazines including "Flower and Garden," "Missouri Life," "National Gardening," "The Ozarks Mountaineer," "Victoria" and "The Lake Magazine."

Faith is a Juried member of The Best of Missouri Hands artisans association, President of the Sedalia Visual Arts Association and former co-owner of Art Impressions Gallery and Framing, from 2000-2008. Also, a writer, she is a board member of Spofest, a non-profit written word and music organization; she also writes about food for "The Sedalia Democrat" newspaper. Foxtail and Full Moon © Faith Bemiss

Expanding her expertise in 2012 she began working for Heartland Enterprises of Missouri, LLC., photographing new construction and architectural aspects of commercial and government buildings both interior, exterior and aerial views.

Neon Diner in the Four-Corners Area of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah & Arizona © Faith Bemiss In 2011 she began teaching photo classes for the Life-long Learning Program at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. Her subjects included basic photography 101 to the more involved night sky techniques. She also teaches and speaks at art associations and other functions.

Faith worked with an interior designer, Lynn Robinson, Louisville, Ky., in 2010-11 to provide 57 fine art nature photos for the Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center--Alzheimer's Unit, in Sedalia.

Her award winning fine art photography has been juried into many national and international shows across the country. Recently, an abstract photo titled, "Fides est Victor #5," was purchased by Marsha Drennon, President of State Fair Community College for the college's art collection. Foxtail and Full Moon © Faith Bemiss


Neon Diner in the Four-Corners Area of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah & Arizona © Faith Bemiss A limited edition print, "Neon Diner," is in the collection of the Farmington Museum, Farmington, N.M. as well as the private collection of Michael and Ramelle Pulitzer, Winston Salem, N.C.

She and her husband Roy travel together during out-of-state photo shoots. Together they enjoy rising early and hiking the canyons and desert areas of Utah and Arizona. A spiritual person, Faith enjoys the solitude and quietness of nature, especially the red rock canyons and narrow slot canyons of Utah and the poetic rock formations of the Vermilion Cliff Wilderness Area of Southern Utah and Northern Arizona.

Toward the Sun
Toward the Sun
A Marriage of Photography and Poetry
by Faith Bemiss

In 2009 Faith Bemiss completed and published an 80 page soft-cover photography/poetry book–something she has dreamed about doing for years. "Toward the Sun," features 80 original color photographs, and over 30 original poems dealing with experiences and emotions we all face along life's journey. The book sells for $29.95. To preview and purchase this book, click here.


In 2011 Faith traveled to Utah and Colorado and added new photos to her landscape and western/vintage photo collection.

Mountains near Quray, CO © Faith Bemiss


Click here for Faith Bemiss' resume (PDF format).


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