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 […]

Art in the Afternoon Open House – Oct. 1

Sawtooth School for Visual Art will open the doors to all its studios and invite the public in to enjoy Art in the Afternoon on Saturday, October 1 from 1 to 3 PM.  This free community open house features demonstrations, hands-on art activities, and information on fall classes and workshops for adults, teens and kids. […]

Artists on Art with Terry Schupbach-Gordon – Sept. 23

Join us for Artists on Art with guest Terry Schupbach-Gordon on Friday September 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at Sawtooth School for Visual Art. This dialogue series, hosted by Amy Jordan Kincaid, provides artists with a platform to discuss their creative processes and share life stories that have molded and influenced them. Terry Schupbach-Gordon […]

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 […]

Printmaking has a new home at Sawtooth

The new Takach printing press placed in a designated printmaking studio at the Sawtooth School for Visual Art fulfills a longstanding vision for a printmaking program at the school and provides an opportunity for building community among printmakers. “With this room you have a sense of belonging, said Mona Wu, a printmaker who has been […]

Children’s Book Author visits Sawtooth – July 29

In collaboration with Bookmarks and as a part of our Imagine, Create, ILLUSTRATE! themed youth art camp, Stacy McAnulty will join us on July 29 at 11:00 AM in the Davis Gallery to do a reading of her recent children’s books. Copies of her books will be available for sale and she will do a book signing […]

MAKE: the Major Gifts Campaign for Sawtooth

Sawtooth has kicked off the next phase of MAKE, the school’s Major Gifts Campaign.  Starting on May 2, members of Sawtooth’s Board of Directors will spend a few weeks visiting classrooms to update students and instructors on the campaign’s progress to date, and asking them to consider contributing to the effort. The campaign started last fall with goal of […]

Not Quite Perfect Pottery Sale – June 7

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 […]