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Terry Brennan presents “Low Country Palette”

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Exhibit runs from October 6-November 3; Opening Reception is from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 13; Live demonstration from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 18 To say Terry Brennan is a well-known local artist is an understatement.  He has been an exhibiting artist at The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) for 22 years. His oil and watercolor paintings […]

Open Painting Studio with Instruction July 19, 26 with Mary Ann Ford

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Instructor Mary Ann Browning Ford9 a.m.-12 p.m. July 19 and July 26Cost: $55 members, $65 non-members Register Here It is the intent of this ongoing class/workshop – whatever you wish to call it – a place where we can meet and you bring a new creative idea, a piece that’s ‘bugging’ you or just an […]

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3rd Annual Side By Side Exhibit

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Photographers and Artists Pair Up for Special Art Show Photograph by Bill Bogle Jr. Painting by Nancy Vineburgh The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) presents “Side By Side,” an art exhibit that explores photography and its mixed media interpretation July 1-August 4 at the SoBA gallery, located at 6 Church Street in Old Town Bluffton. […]

Painting “Painterly” with Dan Graziano in January 2020

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Register Here This three-day workshop will focus on painting “alla prima” (all at once) as well as developing greater skills of observation, simplification and quickly painting “wet on wet” to create strong artistic and “painterly” paintings.  Beginning with a brief discussion on oil painting basics (from materials to paint handling), the workshop will also address the […]

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Painting the Light with Expressive Color with Mickey Boisvert Sept. 12-14

Painting the Light with Expressive Color with Mickey Boisvert Sept. 12-14

Three-Day Oil Painting Workshop with Mickey Boisvert 9a.m. – 3:30p.m., Sept. 12-14 Cost: $225 members, $250 non-members • All Levels Welcome Register for class Learn to bring expressive color into your paintings using proven methods that help you move from painting outdoors, to completing your piece in the studio. Steps that advance your painting practice […]

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Drawing Warm-Up Sept. 7 with Mickey Boisvert

Drawing Warm-Up Sept. 7 with Mickey Boisvert

Register for class Exercises to prepare you for painting with Mickey Boisvert 10a.m. – 2p.m., Saturday, September 7 Cost: $75 members, $95 non-members Painting students will benefit from this one-day mini-session that allows for exploration of our visually rich Old Town Bluffton location. After drawing exercises in the studio, we’ll venture outside where Mickey will […]

Open Painting with Instruction with Mary Ann Ford May 24, 31

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Register for class Instructor:  Mary Ann Browning Ford 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. May 24 and 31  • $90 for members  $100 for non-members Instruction for beginners and intermediate painters to “up” your game! Work in acrylics or oils. Bring your own works of figurative to abstract images, or choose from Mary Ann’s files and she will guide […]

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Let’s Take It Up A Notch!

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Instructor:  Mary Ann Browning Ford 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 29  • $45 , members and $50, non-members Register for Class New beginners to those who have already been to her classes – come and explore the joy of expressing your ideas and wishes to draw, paint and create!!  You are welcome to bring […]

National Watercolorist Leads Free Demonstration at The Center for Creative Art

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10 a.m. to 12 p.m. May 13 at The Center for Creative Arts The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) will host a free watercolor demonstration from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. May 13 at The Center for Creative Arts building next door to the gallery, located at 8 Church Street in Old Town Bluffton. This […]

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Artist’s Talk: The Omnipresent Camera

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Bryce Lankard will lead a special lecture from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 12 at the Center for Creative Arts next to SoBA gallery in Bluffton. This is free and open to the public. A donation of $5 is requested. Registration is required. Register for Free Photography Class The new millennium has put a […]