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SOBA takes precautions for COVID

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The SOBA Gallery will reopen May 21. The gallery will operate with limited hours — from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with a limit of six people at a time in the gallery.  “Because of our current situation with the virus we are adopting the recommendations of the Hilton Head/Bluffton Chamber of Commerce,” said Linda Hilts, […]

SOBA Kids Art Camp 2020

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Organizers are taking precautions in light of the coronavirus, limiting the classes to 10 students. Each student will have their own table or work station. However, please be aware that interaction may occur during the camp. Instructor: Mary BurrellWhen: The art camp runs from 9-11 a.m. Monday-Friday July 13-17 for ages 6-9 and July 20-24 […]

CANCELLED: Ordinary Things Can Be Beautiful in the Eye of the Beholder

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May Ann Browning Ford’s Featured Artist Exhibit and Opening Reception has been cancelled The Society of Bluffton Artists gallery is closed until March 30. Additionally, April’s Featured Artist exhibit and opening reception has been cancelled. These are necessary precautions to take to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Painting Your Way April 4, 11 & 18 with Missy Gentile

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9 a.m.-12 p.m. April 4, 11 & 18 Cost: $145 members, $160 non-members Register for the class This class is about losing pre-conceived ideas about what is painting and discovering what painting is for you. Through guided warm-ups, mini-painting challenges, and instruction in the basics of painting, the student is enabled to discover a personal […]

Three-Day Painting Workshop May 26-28 with Slava Korolenkov

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9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  May 26-28Cost: $450 members, $475 non-members Register for class Slava Korolenkov, well-known professional painter, impressionist, will teach you during 3-days workshop how to get familiar with main rules of painting process.  This class is for any level of artist. Mediums include any opaque (oil, acrylic, gouache, tempera). The class will over still […]

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26th Annual Judged Show Registration

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March 2-April 6 Rules of Entry | About the Judge Registration is closed. Winners will be announced during opening reception:5-7 p.m.  Wednesday, March 4 at the SOBA gallery, 6 Church Street 1st, 2nd, 3rd Cash Awards. Categories include: Acrylic Mixed Media Oil Pastel Photography Watercolor 3 D

Sketching with David Rankin

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9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 Cost: $100 members, $120 non-members Register for the class Learn David Rankin’s “Fast Sketching Technique” in this special 1-day workshop. Whether traveling or just out in your own neighborhood, a sketchbook is essential for an artist.  Knowing how to quickly capture a bird, animal, sky or landscape before the […]

Essentials of Framing

Essentials of Framing

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 11 with Earland Bradley Free for SOBA members, $10 for non-members A refresher course, this two-hour workshop covers the essential to consider when framing anything from a work of art to a family heirloom: how to select the frame, mat board, foam core and glass to enhance the object […]

Free Watercolor Demo

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2-4 pm, Tuesday, February 11 at the Center for Creative Arts Registration is closed! Demonstration has filled up. Nationally renowned watercolor artist David Rankin will be leading a free watercolor demonstration from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 at The Society of Bluffton Artist’s Center for Creative Arts in Old Town Bluffton. This event is free […]

The 5th Annual Old Town Bluffton Paint Out

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April 24-26 A plein air competition open to all! Entry fee is $20 in advance/$25 walk up Advanced registration is available at Four Corners Framing with cash or check. Or register below. Questions? 843-757-8185 Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Rain date is May 2. Registration Details: Pay ahead online with credit […]