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Judged Show Sponsorships Available


26th Annual Judged Show is from March 2-April 6 Become a sponsor The Society of Bluffton Artists will host its 26th Annual Judged Show March 2- April 6, and they need the community’s help to make this a successful event. This creative competition is open to all artists in the Lowcountry area. Each year, the […]

Richard Grant presents “Good Vibrations”


Featured Artist Exhibit runs Feb. 5-29 and Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 5th Local artist Richard Grant’s February Featured Artist exhibit will pay homage to surfing and travel posters from the 1960s and 1970s. “Good Vibrations” will show from Feb. 5-29 at the The Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA) gallery in Old Town Bluffton. […]

Paint with Watercolors, Wool & Silk


Instructor Camille Hulbert 9 a.m.-1 p.m. February 12-13 Cost: $175 members, $195 non-members Register for the class This class will be an introduction into Nuno Felting. Take home a wearable work of art, a Handkerchief scarf, as pictured. All supplies are included in the class price. Day 1:  You will learn the process of nuno felting […]

Abstract/Impressionism Workshop

Rocky Shores

Instructor Art Cornell 9-3:30 p.m. April 8-9 (with a break for lunch) Cost: $200 members, $230 non-members Register for the class This workshop is for artists who wish to explore or improve their approach to abstract art. We will look at both non-objective and figurative methods including basic elements and composition arrangements. Subjects discussed will […]

Sunrises and Sunsets

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9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 12 and 13 $240 for members  $260 for non-members (Beginner to Intermediate) Whether you live here in the Low Country of South Carolina or in Timbuktu – these beautiful sunrises and sunsets instill the desire to create what you see and put it  on canvas.  Come join this 2 […]

It’s Hip to be Square

Heidi Chavelas

Bluffton and May River high school students exhibit artwork at The Society of Bluffton Artists gallery Dennis Vernon’s Photo 2 Students with their photo emulsion transfers framed up for the show Artwork from more than 50 Bluffton and Mary River high school students will be on display from January 6-February 1 at The Society of […]

Painting Your Way with Missy Gentile Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25

Painting Your Way with Missy Gentile Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25

Instructor Missy Gentile9 a.m.-12 p.m. January 4, 11, 18 and 25Cost: $180 members, $200 non-members Register 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 sense […]

CANCELLED – Loosen Up March 23-25 with Lauren Terrett


Instructor Lauren Terrett9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23, 24, 25Cost $180, member and $195, non-members Join in and learn to loosen up while you complete 1-3 acrylic paintings. This class is geared for the beginner or intermediate student that has a desire to loosen his/her style. Lauren will share daily demos and methods she’s learned, in […]

Missy Gentile is December Featured Artist


“Fresh Haiku” abstract art exhibit runs from Dec. 2-Jan. 5 at The Society of Bluffton Artists gallery; Opening reception will take place from 3-5 p.m. Dec. 8th Missy Gentile leads art classes referencing a quote from artist Helen Frankenthaler, “There are no rules. That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen. Go against the […]

Seventh Annual Holiday Boutique


Unique handcrafted gifts and decor for sale from Dec. 7-21 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 7th annual Holiday Boutique. The boutique is scheduled for December 7-21 at the gallery’s Center for Creative Arts building next door on Church […]