Fill Your Heart with Art – Feb. 10

Sawtooth will kick-off Valentine’s weekend on February 10th with a selection of four different Taste of Art sessions designed specifically for couples. Choose from ceramics, silver rings, printmaking, or woodworking. Bring a bottle of wine or anything else to eat or drink as you and your sweetie make beautiful art together. All sessions begin at 6 […]

Call for Entries: Foothills Poster Design

Foothills Brewing has put out a call for entries to design the poster for the Inaugural #HopSwap Half Marathon to the students and faculty of Sawtooth School For Visual Art. The #HopSwap is an initiative Foothills started last year during NC Beer Month (April) to support smaller independent craft breweries in North Carolina. During the event, […]

JoAnne Vernon, Sawtooth director, steps down

JoAnne Vernon, executive director of the Sawtooth Center for Visual Art for the past four years, has stepped down to focus on taking care of her health. Her last day was Oct. 11. Vernon was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma in 2012 and has been receiving chemotherapy and radiation for the past four years. “With this last […]

Art for the Holidays – Nov. 10

The entire Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts will come alive to celebrate “Art for the Holidays” on Thursday, November 10th. Four different organizations call the Milton Rhodes Center home, and each of them will kick-off the holiday season in its own uniquely creative way. Special events begin at 4 PM and go until 8 […]

Call for Artists: Deck the Halls 2016

Sawtooth is now accepting submissions from local artists for Deck the Halls. This annual arts and crafts show features a unique variety of work from Sawtooth faculty, students and regional artists and craftsmen, all beautifully displayed in a gallery and gift shop setting. Early registration is now through October 24, followed by regular registration through […]

Three Visiting Artists / Two Printmaking Workshops

Join us on Thursday, October 20 for two unique printmaking learning opportunities with visiting artists and Speedball Art representatives: Carlos Hernandez, Bill Fick, and Susan Rostow.   Carlos and Bill Present the Outlaw Printmaking Mashup Experience the fireworks of an outlaw printmaking mashup! This workshop will introduce participants to screenprinting and linocut relief printing techniques during a full day session. Start by […]

Celebrating Old Salem’s 250th

Sawtooth will join Old Salem in celebrating their 250th anniversary by offering classes and workshops throughout the fall inspired by the art, history and culture of Salem in 1766. Creative sessions will include traditional Moravian pottery, stained glass Moravian stars; overshot weaving, heirloom pumpkin watercolor, Fraktur lettering, and darkroom photography.  Younger artists will enjoy making […]

Triad in Focus on WSNCRadio with Kevin Mundy

Ben Donnelly is the host of Triad in Focus on WSNCRadio. Originally from Versailles, Ohio, Ben has been the Operations Manager and an announcer at WSNC since 2006.  He has been a radio host for nearly 20 years at stations in Ohio, Texas, and North Carolina. Kevin Mundy, Assistant Executive Director for the Sawtooth School […]

Introducing Member Mondays!

Based on the old adage that “membership has its privileges,” we are pleased to introduce Member Mondays in the Sawtooth Gift Shop. Along with the discount that members already get on classes and workshops, they will also get a 10% discount on items purchased on Mondays from the shop throughout the year except during Deck […]

New Staff Positions & Hires at Sawtooth

Sawtooth recently promoted Kevin Mundy to fill the newly created position of Assistant Executive Director, Taylor Hayes to fill the position of Marketing Manager, and hired Alex Klein as the school’s new Registrar. Mundy has been at Sawtooth as the Director of Sales and Marketing for over four years. In his new position he will […]