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Cash prizes available to Lowcountry artists

SOBA's 29th Annual Judged Show calls for art

  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
  • COST: $25

Lowcountry artists are invited to submit their works of art for The Society of Bluffton Artists’ 29th Annual Judged Show.

SOBA logoWinners will be awarded first, second and third place cash awards in the following categories: acrylic, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor, or 3D. Registration is required by completing a registration form available at the gallery, located at 6 Church Street in Old Town Bluffton or by registering online at https://sobagallery.com/product/register-for-judged-show/. The cost to register is $25 for SOBA members and $50 for non-SOBA members. The registration deadline is Tuesday, February 28. The deadline for dropping off your art is from 9-11 a.m. March 6 at The SOBA Art School, 8 Church St., Bluffton, SC. No entries will be accepted after 11 a.m. Registration and a full list of rules are available online at https://sobagallery.com/2023-judged-show/. The Judged Show exhibit will be on display from March 6-April 2 at the SOBA gallery. An awards ceremony will take place from 4-6 p.m. March 9. These events are free to attend and open to the public. Artists can pick up unsold artwork at the end of the show from 9-11 a.m. April 3, 2023 at The SOBA Art School.
The judge for the show is Eve Miller. Miller is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and a member of the Master Circle of the International Association of Pastel Societies. She is also a signature member of the Pastel Society of Spain and Fellow maxima cum laude at the American Artists Professional League. Her works have been featured in numerous publications and she presently exhibits her work in three international juried exhibitions in France. As an art instructor and mentor, she conducts workshops in the U.S. and abroad. Her goal is to share how to communicate the beauty one finds in landscape by utilizing the elements of design. Her goal is to establish a spiritual connection between herself, the painting, and the viewer.

About The Society of Bluffton Artists

SOBA is the heart of the flourishing art hub in Old Town Bluffton’s historic district at the corner of Church and Calhoun streets. As a non-profit art organization, SOBA offers regular art classes, featured artist shows, exhibitions, scholarships, outreach programs and more. The gallery is located at 6 Church Street and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sundays. Please visit www.sobagallery.com for a complete calendar of events and other information or call 843.757.6586.
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