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 […]

Deck the Halls Fundraiser 2016

Deck the Halls is Sawtooth’s largest fundraising event and generates proceeds that help support our organization’s operations and arts-based programming. Beautifully displayed in our gallery and gift shop setting, Deck the Halls features a unique variety of work from Sawtooth faculty, students and regional artists. This year, Deck the Halls is free and open to the public DECEMBER 2-21, […]

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 […]

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 […]