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SoBA opens new satellite gallery

Pictured from left, Rick Locke, a photographer, and Terry Hannock, a painter, stand next to their works of art.

Located at new Cornerstone Physical Therapy and Wellness facility near Sun City Hilton Head Opening reception will take place from 3-5 p.m. Sunday March 24th Pictured from left, Rick Locke, a photographer, and Terry Hannock, a painter, stand next to their works of art. Eight members of the Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) are exhibiting […]

25th Annual Judged Show Exhibits in March

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Exhibit runs from March 5-31 with opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday March 6 About 100 local artists have entered in Society of Bluffton Artists’ 25th Annual Judged Show, a competition open to all artists in seven medium categories including acrylic, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor and 3D.  Cash awards will be given to […]

Fresh Paths in Watercolor with Susan Webb Tregay AWS, NWS September 17-19

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(All Levels, basic experience suggested)  September 17-199:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with lunch breaks$325 for members $350 for non members Register for Susan Webb Tregay’s class What makes an outstanding painting in any media? Clean and vibrant colors, an organized color plan, great design that truly fills the page, and that secret ingredient turns a […]

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Save the date for the 3rd Annual Paint Out

An artist is hard at work capturing the beautiful Bluffton scene during last year's Paint Out event

All artists are invited to participate in the annual Paint Out, a plein air competition held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27. Register Now An artist is hard at work capturing the beautiful Bluffton scene during last year’s Paint Out event Interested artists can register below or in-person at Four Corners Framing, located […]

Painting the Grand Illusion with David Rankin May 21-23

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Instructor:  David Rankin 9 a.m. to 4 p.m May 21, 22, 23 with lunch breaks  $325 for members  $350 for non-members Register for David Rinkin’s class This class is for intermediate to advanced. The ability to create a believable illusion of spatial depth with just a little pigment and water has a profound impact in watercolor. It […]

Spring Fling: the Poetry of Pastels in Landscape with Eve Miller March 21-22

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Instructor Eve Miller, PSA10 a.m. – 3 p.m. March 21-22 • Cost $175, member and $190, non-members This two day workshop is based on using texture as a design element. Students will learn how to choose good reference photos, create thumbnail sketches, block in, under painting, color selection for color harmony. Eve will demo each […]

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Creative Realism in Watercolor March 5-7 with Judi Betts

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Judi Betts, aws (American Watercolor Association)9:30-4:30 p.m.  March 5-7, 2019. • $325 members/$350 non members In this workshop, up I will explore traditional and contemporary approaches to painting; and Lear to generate new ideas. You’ll also learn to simplify design, use color and light in exciting ways and to capture mood and emotion. A variety […]

Abstract Art with Missy Gentile March 2, 9, 16 and 23

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Instructor Missy Gentile1-4 p.m. March 2, 9, 16 and 23Cost: $180 members, $190 non-members TUTTI COLORI — The subject is developing our sense of sight to really be able to see color, to let go on a canvas and, working with paint and colors and letting go of fear and instead find “flow.” The goal […]

Sea Glass Seascapes in Acrylic Feb. 25 with Paige Byrne

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1-4 p.m. Monday, February 25  • $45, members • $50, non-members Loosen up with Seamless Seascapes. Fields of color by marsh and by the shore absorb and reflect the light of the sun.Using medium to large canvases and brushes participants will create a seascape layered with light brushstrokes in a sea glass palette. Suggested colors: White, […]

SoBA art instructor featured in Parisian publication

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David Rinkin’s art work in India is in “Pratique des Arts” magazine from Paris, France. David is a well-known watercolorist and instructor. His art is inspired by his world travel — with his first experience in the Himalayas of North India in 1970. Don’t miss David Rinkin’s watercolor class in May David will teach “Painting […]