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Christmas Ornament Class

SOBA Christmas Ornament Class

Christmas Ornament Classes for ages 6-12 Register for the Class 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 Bluffton. Four classes are available from 10-11:30 a.m. and from 12:30-2 […]

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 […]

USA From Sea to Shining Sea

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Penny Healy’s art exhibit features 50 state flower paintings and varied seascapes The Society of Bluffton Artists Featured Art Exhibit runs from Oct. 4-30 with an opening reception from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 From Alabama’s Camellia to Wyoming’s Indian Paintbrush, Penny Healy is showing her love for her country one state flower at a […]

Impressionistic Landscape Painting with Pastel & Oil Sept. 14-16 with Greg Barnes

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Instructor Greg Barnes10 a.m. – 4 p.m. September 14-16 • Cost $325, member and $350, non-members Explore the impressionist style with award winning artist Greg Barnes as your personal guide.  Greg tailors his instruction to reach all levels from beginning pointers to advanced techniques.  Working from photo reference materials and en plein air, the class will focus […]

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The Society of Bluffton Artists discounts membership fees

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COVID-19 has prevented local artists from getting involved with SOBA The Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA), a non-profit art organization in the heart of Old Town Bluffton’s art district, has long connected local artists — offering networking, exhibition opportunities and gallery displays to sell their work. Register Here However, since COVID-19 became a reality, SOBA […]

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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, […]

COMPLETELY FULL: 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. The Summer Camp is now full Instructor: Mary BurrellWhen: 1-3 p.m. July 13-17 for ages 6-9; 9-11 a.m. July […]

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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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