Spend an “Evening with Peggy Root” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Society of Bluffton Artists’ Center for Creative Arts in Old Town Bluffton. Root is a renowned landscape painter who will judge SoBA’s 23rd Annual Judged Show.
Root, who lives in Tennessee, will will speak about her work and methods. This talk is free of charge, open to the public and invites discussion from area artists, art lovers and friends of SoBA.
Root’s work recently was featured in “Artists Magazine.” Born in 1958, Root grew up in Florida and North Carolina. She studied at Ringling School of Art and Design and at Lyme Academy of Fine Art in Old Lyme, Connecticut. For 35 years, Peggy has painted the landscape of the eastern United States with many solo exhibitions and invitational group shows in the northeast and south. She works in oil directly from life on location. Her work is in private and corporate collections throughout the country.
SoBA is the flourishing art hub in Bluffton’s historic District at the corner of Church and Calhoun streets. SoBA offers regular art classes, featured artist shows, exhibitions and more. For more information about SoBA, call (843) 247-2868 or go to sobagallery.com.