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SOBA’s Holiday Boutique – Local Handmade Treasures Found Here!

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The Society of Bluffton Artists presents “A Holiday Boutique,” a collection of local handmade treasures, art-sy crafts, unique furniture pieces and small paintings on display and available from November 21 through December 30. Look for holiday decorations, perfect hostess gifts and extra special presents for extra special people. The Holiday Boutique is located in SOBA’s […]

The Giving Marketplace


SOBA is now able to accept monetary donations through the Community Foundation of the Laowcountry’s THE GIVING MARKETPLACE. The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry says “Our mission has always been to strengthen our community by connecting people, resources and needs.  The Giving Marketplace helps accomplish this by increasing nonprofits’ visibility with current and potential new […]

“Color Me Abstract” Featured Art by Vickie Jourdan

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The Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery welcomes Vickie Jourdan as featured artist from October 5 – 31. Color and texture are at the forefront in Vickie’s exciting paintings in the exhibit she’s calling “Color Me Abstract.” It is a collection of new work that shows off her splashy, bright acrylics which are full of life […]

As Seen in the Island Packet: Society of Bluffton Artists plans youth summer arts camps


The Society of Bluffton Artists is offering children the opportunity to learn a variety of art skills taught by some of the area’s leading artists. Each workshop will be held at the SOBA Center for Creative Arts, next door to the SOBA Gallery at 8 Church St. in Bluffton. The workshops are as follows: From […]

As Seen In the Island Packet: SOBA expands reach to Hilton Head Boathouse


The Hilton Head Boathouse and members of the Society of Bluffton Artists will join for a reception celebrating the Boathouse’s new showroom. “Visitors will be wowed by glistening yachts and fantastic nautical, ocean and Lowcountry paintings provided by SOBA members,” according to a news release. The showroom gives the nonprofit, member-run SOBA Gallery in Old […]

As Seen in the Island Packet: Lynda Potter to show ‘Quintessential Bluffton’ paintings at SOBA Gallery

The Cottage on Calhoun

Lynda Potter will be the featured artist of the Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery from May 4 to May 30. “Quintessential Bluffton” will showcase Potter’s latest collection of floral and architectural paintings. This body of work captures the centuries-old live oaks, the history of old homes and gardens, and the quaint character of Old Town. […]