“Dance Class” by John Kenney took Best in Show last year.

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

Winners 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 February 28.  The deadline for dropping off your art is from 9-11 a.m. March 6th at The SOBA Art School, 8 Churche 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 3rd, 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. Eve 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.