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REYNOLDS AMERICAN FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANT TO SAWTOOTH FOR WS/FCS STUDENTS

Sawtooth School for Visual Art has been awarded a grant from the Reynolds American Foundation. These funds have enabled WS/FCS students, who may otherwise not have the means, to attend art camps at Sawtooth this summer. Scholarships were awarded to 62 K-12 students to attend Sawtooth’s summer art programs that began in June and run […]

National Black Theatre Hall of Fame and Museum Preview Exhibit and Steve McCarthy – The Art of Resistance: Explorations in Pastel and Acrylic

National Black Theatre Hall of Fame and Museum Preview Exhibit and Steve McCarthy – The Art of Resistance: Explorations in Pastel and Acrylic will be on view from August 1–25 and August 4–25 respectively. Opening receptions for both exhibits will be held on Friday, August 4 from 5:00–7:00 PM. National Black Theatre Hall of Fame […]

Sawtooth Names Geoff Corbin Executive Director

Sawtooth School for Visual Art at its Board Meeting June 20, 2017 unanimously approved the appointment of Geoff Corbin as Executive Director. Corbin’s first day was July 5th. Geoff replaces Kevin Mundy, who has been serving as interim executive director since November of 2016. Sawtooth Board of Directors President William Woltz says, “For thirty years, […]

Sawtooth Hires Donald Sawyer as Program Assistant

The Sawtooth School for Visual Art is pleased to announce they have hired Donald Sawyer as the program assistant to Amy Kincaid. Kincaid is the program coordinator for fibers, drawing and painting, printmaking, and the art and wellness program. In this roll Don’s primary responsibility is assisting the program coordinator in administrative and programming areas. […]

Sawtooth Art Slam

Sawtooth School for Visual Art (SSVA) has created an exciting opportunity for high school artists! We are hosting a visual art competition -“Sawtooth Art Slam” – which allows students in Summer Art Immersion classes to enter the work they make during the week. Participants will be featured in an online gallery and first place winners […]

Sawtooth releases summer schedule and offers scholarships for all ages

Sawtooth School for Visual Art is pleased to announce the release of their summer schedule with a variety of youth and adult classes, workshops, visiting artist workshops and more. You can pick up a class catalog at Sawtooth, or view the catalog online at www.sawtooth.org. Registration for summer art camps continues for youth students pre-k […]

Sawtooth Selects

Our annual Faculty and Student exhibit returns!  In Selects, Sawtooth highlights specific courses from each adult programming area and exhibits the student work alongside work of the course instructor. This is a great opportunity to view a cross-section of student work and to decide on which class to take next. On view June 2–July 22.

Not Quite Perfect Pottery

Some artists are perfectionists. When their work doesn’t turn out exactly the way they planned, they go back to the drawing board…or in this case, the pottery studio…and start all over again. Many of these ceramic bowls, mugs, pitchers and other practically perfect pottery pieces are donated to Sawtooth by the instructors and students who […]

Sawtooth loses two beloved friends this week

This has been a sad week as we’ve experienced the loss of two beautiful women and wonderful friends from the Sawtooth Family.  Former Executive Director JoAnne Vernon died on Tuesday after bravely fighting cancer for more than five years. Taking over leadership of Sawtooth in 2012, JoAnne helped the organization regain its financial footing, introduced […]

Sawtooth Instructors Display Work in Under Pressure: Printmaking Variations

Work from Sawtooth Instructors Ellen Heck (woodcut, drypoint), Alix Hitchcock (encaustic monotype), Emily Drew Mash (intaglio, linoleum cut), Warren Moyer (silkscreen transfer onto clay), Leslie Smith (letterpress, linocut) and Mona Wu (woodcut) April 7 through May 27. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 7 from 5 to 7 PM. The exhibition and […]

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