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"In Studio" with Leslie Smith

Dear Sawtooth friends, If I am working on my artwork, then I am “in studio.” It is a very expansive place. So, I am trying to spend a lot of time in studio. I walk in my studio and find my sketchbook asleep. Oh dear! I have got to wake it up. I have started writing […]

March 26, 2020
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Creativity as a Refuge

During these times of uncertainty, connecting to our creative selves can help ease the anxiety or stress that many of us are feeling. Studies have shown that art making, even for a short period, is connected to decreased levels of stress (Kaimal, 2016) and can have a positive impact on our overall wellbeing (Stuckey & Nobel, 2010). […]

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Spring & Summer At Sawtooth

The sun is out and creativity is blooming at Sawtooth! We are excited about another session of art and possibility. + Visiting Artists Jason Stockman is a ceramic artist and educator currently based out of Florida. He is currently an assistant professor of ceramics and 3-D program head at State College of Florida in Bradenton. […]

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Q & A with Visiting Artist Katie Baldwin

Tell us about the workshop that you will be teaching. Participants will learn how to achieve multiple colors in a woodblock image with perfect registration through the traditional technique of Japanese woodblock printing. This workshop will be an introduction to the printing process mokuhanga, which uses water-based pigments (or sumi ink), a kento registration method, […]

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MCAS 2020

Metal Clay Artist Symposium

Registration is now OPEN for the third Metal Clay Artists Symposium (MCAS) at Sawtooth School for Visual Art. This international gathering of all things metal clay will be held August 27-30, 2020. MCAS features 13 nationally-known artists presenting more than 20 workshops, a panel discussion and breakout sessions, a month-long metal clay exhibit, and more. […]

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COVID-19 Update

Due to the Governor Roy Cooper’s “stay at home” order and the unfolding of the pandemic, Sawtooth will remain closed until June 1st. As I continue to monitor the situation I will keep you updated on our website. Thank you for your support of Sawtooth. We look very forward to seeing everyone again in our […]

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