Society of Bluffton Artists in Bluffton, SC, Announces Winners of Annual Member’s Show

The Society of Bluffton Artists Annual Judged Member Show held its awards presentation and reception on Friday Mar. 6, 2015, with a full house of artists and admirers at the Society’s gallery in Bluffton, SC. This year’s judge, acclaimed artist and art professor from SCAD, Jeff Markowsky, gave a thoughtful and concise explanation of why each of his choices were made.


The awards, presented in five categories, were as follows:

Work by Judith Ann Wenning

BEST OF SHOW – Judith Ann Wenning – “Lake House”, Watercolor

Work by N. Jack Huddle

1st Place –  N. Jack Huddle – “Just the Apple”
2nd Place – Cynthia Wood – “I Like That One!”
3rd Place – Joyce Howell Peckham – “Birchwood”

Work by Stephen Moscowitz

1st Place – Stephen Moscowitz – “Three Vessels”
2nd Place – Betsy Schroeter – “Solitude”
3rd Place – Barbara Spencer – “Azalea Walk”

Work by LeAnn Kalita

1st Place – LeAnn Kalita – “The Boatwright”
2nd Place – Mary Ann Putzier – “I’m Thinking”
3rd Place – Lorraine Mullaney – “Iris”

Work by Edith Wood

1st Place – Edith Wood – “Foggy Morning”
2nd Place – Wes Grady – “La Contess di Nari”
3rd Place – Frank Pinto – “Great Blue”

Work by Julie Felver

Drawing and Other
1st Place – Julie Felver – “Sand Dollar”
2nd Place – Larry Hughes – “Ancient Hawaiian Pictograph”
3rd Place – Celia Pray – “Rippie”

A special THANK YOU to our sponsors: Betty Luntey, Captain Woody’s, Corner Perk, Crazy Crab, Donna Brennan, Gigi’s Boutique, Juliana Kim, Latitudes Wine Bar, Marty Sherman, Palmetto State Bank, Pluff Mudd Gallery, Stock Farm Antiques, The Garden Gate Nursery, The Great Frame Up, and Utrecht. These wonderful sponsors along with organizer Mary Ann Putzier and her team of show volunteers, made this a fun and successful show.

The show will be on display through Apr. 4, 2015. Please visit the SOBA Gallery, located at the corner of Church and Calhoun Streets in Old Town Bluffton.

Call 843/757-6586 or visit ( for more information.

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