Summer Internships

Sawtooth wants you as a Youth Summer Intern!   High School interns work with experienced art educators in summer camp studios to assist Sawtooth’s youngest artists, ages 3 to 11, as they explore creativity in new and dynamic ways. This position requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to work independently and collaboratively […]

Sawtooth Announces New Scholarships and Financial Assistance Options

Sawtooth School for Visual Art is proud to announce that they have updated scholarship and finical assistance options to include more people who are interested in learning a new art form or skill. “Sawtooth is dedicated to providing quality creative art instruction to a diverse student body,” said Alex Klein, Director of Admissions and Student […]


IN THE DAVIS GALLERY January 16–March 2, 2018 (Hew) to Form Sawtooth is proud to present a collaborative show detailing the many art forms and expressions of woodcarving.  The show will presents varying forms of woodcarving from sculpture to chip carving, and many styles in between. The show features work from Andrew Fullwood, Tim Trudgeon, Bill […]

Fill Your Heart with Art 2018

Kick-off Valentine’s weekend on Friday, February 9, 2018 with a selection of single evening “Taste of Art” classes for couples. Participants are invited to bring a bottle of wine or anything else they’d like to eat or drink as they enjoy these fun, laid-back sessions, specifically designed for beginners. Instructors lead students through each step of the […]

A Taste of Penland

            Sawtooth will host eight visiting artists from Penland School of Crafts for A Taste of Penland weekend on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Choose from printmaking, woodworking, textiles, ceramics, glass, and metals. Penland School of Crafts is a national center for craft education in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Space […]

Purchase your tickets for Deck the Halls Preview Party!

PREVIEW PARTY Tickets for Preview Night are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The Preview Party is your opportunity to shop the very best selection of fine crafts and art first! While you shop, enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, as well as a beer and wine bar. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE Deck the Halls is […]

Parallel Paintings from Life

Sawtooth School for Visual Art, in collaboration with artists Coleen Hester and Cathy Green, presents Parallel Paintings from Life, on display October 6 through November 15 in the Redding Corridor Gallery. An opening reception will be held on Friday, October 6th from 5:00–7:00 PM. This opening reception is free and open to the public. Parallel […]

Botanical Disposition Artist Talk

Wednesday, October 18th from 5:00–7:00 PM Learn from each of the five artists in our current exhibit, Botanical Disposition. Botanical Disposition showcases different, and highly talented artists, who will give an intimate talk on their varying art and experiences as artists. Free and Open to the Public.

A Farewell Note from Assistant Executive Director Kevin Mundy

When I started working at Sawtooth in June of 2012, I had no idea how much I would grow to love this place and all the people I’ve come to know. The staff has become part of my extended family, and I’ve developed strong relationships and friendships with our instructors, students, board members, donors and […]

The Sawtooth School for Visual Art and Kaleideum North, previously SciWorks, have partnered together to present Illustrating Birds – In the Footsteps of John James Audubon. Teaching the class are Sawtooth instructors Jeffrey Cates and Jeremy Reiskind. The class allows students the opportunity to learn about Audubon’s life and working process with an immersive hands-on […]