About 100 local artists entered their works into the Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA) 25th Annual Judged Show, but only 16 walked away with awards March 6.

Mary Ann Ford received top honors for “Oyster Shell in Grey,” which received “Best in Show.” First place winners included: Catherine Hester in oil, Julie Jones in acrylic, Joan McKeever in mixed media, Donna Cole in watercolor, and Steve Edelstein in photography. Other winners are:

Oil: John Kenney, second; Sandy Rhodes, third

Acrylic: Bill Winn, second; Mary Tredwell, third

Mixed Media: Missy Gentile, second; Cynthia Zeiss, third

Watercolor: Joanne Talbot, second; Brenda Fallon, third

Photography: Jim Wilson, second; Clyde Lohere, third

The exhibit of all the entries will hang at the gallery, 6 Church St. in Old Town Bluffton, through March 31. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The winning pieces can be found also at sobagallery.com.

For more information, visit the website or call 843-757-6586.