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Marianne Stillwagon Brings “Reflections of the Lowcountry” to SOBA Gallery

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Featured Artist Exhibit Runs January 4-31 Marianne Stillwagon is the featured artist for January at The Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA) gallery in Old Town Bluffton. Her exhibit will run from Jan. 4-31. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Stillwagon’s art reflects her love for two homes and two studios in New […]

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8th Annual Holiday Boutique

SOBA Holiday Boutique

Unique handcrafted gifts and decor for sale from November 19-December 19 at the Center for Creative Arts Artists of the Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA) are creating original, one-of-a-kind handmade gifts for the 8th annual Holiday Boutique. The boutique is scheduled for Nov. 19-Dec. 19 at the gallery’s Center for Creative Arts (CCA) building next door […]

Sip and Paint

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4:30 to  6:30 p.m. Nov. 5 and 12 • $55 for members * $60 for non members Register for the class Let’s have a little fun, camaraderie and learn a little, too! Join us for a Sip and Paint night. Yes, we will have a little wine on hand — if you’d like.  This class is […]

Christmas Ornament Class

SOBA Christmas Ornament Class

Christmas Ornament Classes for ages 6-12 Register for the Class The Saturday classes and the Sunday afternnoon classes are now full. Christmas isn’t the same without handmade ornaments decorated by little ones. The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) invites local children ages 6-12 to a Christmas ornament class at the art gallery in Old Town […]

27th Annual Judged Show Call for Entries

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Registered art due from 9-11 a.m. Monday, March 1 at the Center for Creative Arts Exhibit runs from March 1-April 5 with opening reception from 5-7 p.m. March 3, 2021 Register Today Lowcountry artists are invited to submit their works of art for The Society of Bluffton Artists’ (SOBA) 27th Annual Judged Show.  Winners will […]

Transparent Watercolor with Barbara Pecce Oct. 13, 20, 27

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Transparent WatercolorRefresh your watercolor skills or learn a new mediumInstructor Barbara Pecce10 a.m. to 1 p.m. October 13, 20, 27$100, member and $125, non-members “It’s not about which subject you choose to paint. It’s about light and shadow and color contrast. We will practice painting neutrals and greys next to pure colors for maximum effect.” […]

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Shrimp boats in Watercolor with David Rankin March 2-4

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Instructor David Rankin9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 2,3 4 (with lunch breaks)Cost: $325 members, $350 non-members Register for the class Improve your brush strokes, washes and blends! From reference to sketch to gray study to completed watercolor. Examining how to direct the eye, simplify complicated images, create depth and develop a memorable painting. About David Rankin: […]

Let’s Take It Up A Notch

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Instructor:  Mary Ann Browning Ford9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. October 8, 15, 22 and 29  • $105 for members  $125 for non-members(for all four classes) Register for the class Expand what you know or have learned and go beyond to more finished paintings. I’ll be focusing on how to improve knowledge of Values and develop stronger contrasts in […]

Abstract Art: Painting Your Way in January with Missy Gentile

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Instructor Missy Gentile9 a.m.-12 p.m. January 9, 16, 23, 30Cost: $180 members, $190 non-members “There are no rules.  That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen.  Go against the rules or ignore the rules.  That is what invention is about.” ~Helen Frankenthaler,  American abstract expressionist, 1928-2011 Register for the class In Missy’s class, students […]

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Abstract Art: Painting Your Way with Missy in October

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Instructor Missy Gentile9 a.m.-12 p.m. October 10, 17, 24 and 31Cost: $180 members, $190 non-members Register for the class “There are no rules.  That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen.  Go against the rules or ignore the rules.  That is what invention is about.” ~Helen Frankenthaler,  American abstract expressionist, 1928-2011 In Missy’s class, students will learn that […]