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August at the SOBA Gallery Featured Artist Sandy Utsey Rhodes

Afternoon Delight by Sandy U. Rhodes

Wildlife Art and More Paintings by Featured Artist Sandy Utsey Rhodes The SOBA Gallery welcomes Sandy Rhodes as the Featured Artist in August with her beautiful “Wildlife Art and More” show. Come enjoy this wonderful collection of animals of all shapes and sizes plus several lovely still lifes, figurative paintings and lowcountry scenes. Sandy is […]

July at the Gallery: Local Color by Featured Artist Lauren Terrett


The SOBA Gallery is excited to feature the very “painterly” work of Lauren Terrett from July 5 – 31. Lauren’s show is titled “Local Color” which is appropriate in more ways than one. She is inspired by the vibrant and lush lowcountry atmosphere, customs and features that infuse her surroundings here; and because of her […]

May Featured Art “Animal Portraits” by Chris Clayton

Now I Know by Chris Clayton lr

The SOBA Gallery welcomes Chris Clayton as the featured artist from May 2 through June 5. “Animal Portraits” is a charming collection of paintings depicting the creatures Chris has seen on his extensive travels including China and Thailand, here in the US, including Yellowstone National Park, as well as those closer to home right here […]

Results of the SOBA 22nd Annual Judged Show!

soba judged show winners

The Society of Bluffton Artists Annual Judged Member Show held its awards presentation and reception on Friday April 8, with a full house of artists and admirers. This year’s judge, Christina Chastain, is a multifaceted artist and proactive leader in arts education from Lancaster, SC. The awards, presented in seven categories, were as follows: BEST […]

March Featured Art “The Photographers: Focus on the Lowcountry”

Four Girls by Hugh O'Connor lres

The Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery exhibit in March will be a real treat – the featured artists are “The Photographers,” a group of 17 member photographers with their latest work, “Focus on the Lowcountry.” This collection is the SOBA photographers’ interpretation of our beautiful lowcountry – from Darien, Georgia to Charleston, South Carolina – […]

Upwardly Wall-Bile, Kinetic Wall Sculptures by Mark Larkin

Best Fronds Forever lr

What, pray tell, is a Wall-Bile? Walk into the featured artist area in the SOBA Gallery during February and you’ll find yourself in a world of brilliantly colored wall sculptures with moving parts—discs, balls, odd shaped metal pieces—that dip, sway and swirl in the air when tapped. These kinesthetic metal designs spring from the fevered […]

“Les Feminine” by Featured Artist Gayle Miller

glamourous girl by gayle miller

The Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery welcomes Gayle Miller as the featured artist from January 5 – 31. Her show “Les Feminine” presents a bountiful selection of beautiful ladies depicted in flowing watercolor. The paintings are varied, colorful and lighthearted. With confident brushstrokes Gayle tickles our imaginations with her fun and unique take on these […]

An Exhibit of Contemporary Art by N. Jack Huddle

three trees by jack huddle

The Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery welcomes N. Jack Huddle as the featured artist from November 2 through December 5. “An Exhibit of Contemporary Art” presents colorful abstractions of common themes with dominant colors in each, intentionally used to set the mood of the viewer. They create an immediate criteria for an emotional response. His […]