SAWliday Open House 2021

SAWliday Open House 2021

Mark your calendars…the annual SAWliday Open House and art sale has two dates this year:

Friday, December 10th, 5-8 PM and Saturday, December 11th, 2-5 PM.

Paintings, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, prints and metalwork by 25+ SAW artists will be on view and for sale in the artists’ studio spaces. Enjoy refreshments, live music and, of course, lots of artwork inside and out.

Gaijin Ramen House

This just in…Gaijin Ramen House will be at SAW both Friday evening (5-8 PM) AND Saturday afternoon (2-5 PM). Gaijin Noodles offers sustainably sourced, all-natural Asian street food. Check out their mouth-watering menu.

Come out and support your local Carbondale creatives and go home with something unique and handmade. Bring your friends! Bring your love of art!…See you at SAW!

This event is free and open to all. Happy SAWlidays!

First Friday Open Studio

Join the artists of SAW for a First Friday Open Studio on Friday, October 1, 2021, from 4-8pm.

Chris Hassig will have new works on exhibit in the SAW semi trailer. Other artists on view and selling their work include ceramist Adam Ting, oil painter Hannah Stoll, printmaker Jim Harris and mixed media artist Mila Rossi.

See you at SAW!

SAWliday Open House + Silent Auction 2018

Saturday, December 15th from 2 to 7 p.m. the Studio for Arts & Works, aka S.A.W., will be hosting a fun S.A.W.liday celebration and art sale!  S.A.W. is at 525 Buggy Circle in Carbondale, where creative professionals will be opening up their studios to share handmade jewelry, weavings, photography, pottery, prints, sculpture, paintings, living plants, floral arrangements and more!  A silent art auction will be held to raise funds to purchase trees that will be planted along the Rio Grand Trail “art-way” behind S.A.W.  Local musician Wes Engram will play guitar, sing, and play his bass drum (all at the same time!) live from 4 – 6 p.m.  The Biscuit Truck will also be open for business outside S.A.W. with their delicious menu, so come and make an afternoon or evening of your visit! This event is free and open to all.  For more information on the event or our artists please visit, or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.  Happy SAWlidays!

Participating Artists include:
Adam Ting
Alleghany Meadows
Andrew Roberts-Gray
Brian Colley
Cate Tallmadge
Chris Erickson
Collette Spears
Eden Keil
Jennifer Arnold
Just Emerson
Kaitlyn Getz
Larry Cohen
Lisa Ellena
Megan DeNev Wussow
Modern West Floral Co.
Olive & West Photography
The Project Shop creative
Reina Katzenberger
Robert Burch
Shawn O’Connor


SAWliday Open House 2017

Save the date for our SAWliday Open House on Saturday, December 9, from 3-8pm!

You know the drill: mix & mingle with 25+ artists, see their studios, find awesome gifts for friends & family, and enjoy an afternoon and evening at SAW! Jewelry, painting, pottery, printmaking, photography, and more.

SAW artists will also be donating their artwork for a silent auction (same day, at SAW) to benefit the Carbondale Clay Center’s Angus Graham Memorial Scholarship. Angus Graham passed away this fall and was a ceramic artist at SAW for many years; we’re honored to be able to support the Clay Center in his memory.

We look forward to seeing you all!


See SAW: Fall Open House!

Come see SAW!
Live artist demostrations throughout the evening, studio tours, art sale, live music, food + drink. Possible outdoor movie around 9:30pm if the weather holds. Come support your local artist community!

Current artists at SAW include:
Robert Burch, Elizabeth Cockrill, John Cohorst, Lisa Ellena, Chris Erickson, Kaitlyn Getz, Rachael Gillespie, Jim Harris, Takeo Hiromitsu, Eden Keil, Alleghany Meadows, Modern West Floral Co. (Tara Abbaticchio & Vanessa Gilbert), Jill Oberman, the Project Shop / (Reina Katzenberger, Brian Colley, Deborah Jones & Maggie Woods), Carla Reed, Andrew Roberts-Gray, Elissa Rodman, Collette Spears, Michael Stevens, Catherine Tallmadge, Felicia Trevor, Sarah Uhl, and Megan DeNev Wussow.

5:30 – Carla Reed (Encaustic technique with beeswax & resin)
6:00 – Andrew Roberts-Gray (Painting on plexiglass)
6:30 – Reina Katzenberger at the Project Shop (Printmaking)
7:00 – Tara Abbattichio & Vanessa Gilbert at Modern West Floral (Flower arranging sessions)
7:30 – Catherine Tallmadge (Weaving on her new loom!)
8:00 – Robert Burch (Glass blowing using his mobile kiln)
Live music from 7:30-9pm with the Danny Golden Band, Austin-based folk rockers whose romanticism and restraint shows traces of a psychedelic past. Steve’s Guitars in Carbondale also hosts Danny Golden on Saturday evening, September 30.

SAWliday Open House & 10th Anniversary Party!

Studio Tours + Art Sale + Can Drive

We are celebrating 10 years with a themed group show featuring fresh works relating to 10/tin* by SAW members and an Organic Food tin/aluminum* Can Drive For LiftUp (local food bank) and the Standing Rock gathering to support the oil pipeline protests.
Why 10/tin Art show & can drive? *10th anniversaries are traditionally celebrated with gifts of tin or aluminum. Buy handmade works by local artists and support our creative communities. #SAWSTUDIO

Participating Artists:
Robert Burch, John Cohorst, Steven Colby, Megan DeNev Wussow – DeNev Jewelry & Designs, Lisa Ellena, Chris Erickson, Jim Harris, Rachel Gillespie, Angus Graham, Takeo Hiromitsu, Elliot Marquett, Alleghany Meadows, project shop (Reina Katzenberger, Brian Colley, Deb Jones, Maggie Woods), Eden McDowell, Modern West Floral Company (Tara Abbaticchio, Vanessa Gilbert), Jill Oberman, Carla Reed, Andrew Roberts-Gray, Elissa Rodman, Cate Tallmadge, Felica Trevor


SAW Spring Open House 2016



S.A.W. Open House – Cinco de Mayo!! Please join Studio for Arts + Works (S.A.W.) for our 2016 Spring Open House event at 525 Buggy Circle, Carbondale, on Thursday, May 5th, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Meet familiar and new artists working at S.A.W. (including the recently relocated folks from, and Modern West Floral Company). See prints, glass, jewelry, photography, paintings, sculpture, pottery, and more!. Check out the artists’ studio spaces and chat with the makers! Find a fantastic gift for Mom! There will be live music by DJ Benny to entertain during the latter half of the event, and light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to all. For more information find Studio for Arts + Works on Facebook, or email

S.A.W. Spring Open House Participants include:
Alonna Bucheimer
Alleghany Meadows
Angus Graham
Brian Colley
Carla Reed
Christin Cleaver
Deborah Jones
Elliot Marquet
Felicia Trevor Gallo
Jay Phillips
Jennifer Degges
John Emerson
Kyrie Berezuk
Lisa Ellena
Maggie Woods
Megan DeNev Wussow, DeNev Jewelry & Designs
Tara Abbaticchio and Vanessa Gilbert- Modern West Floral Company
Natasha Seedorf
Rachael Gillespie
Rachel Fulfer
Reina Katzenberger
Robert Burch
Ryan Burch
Steven Colby
Takeo Hiromitsu
5 Point Film

SAWliday Show 2015

Sawliday Show 2015 (Buddy the elf)

Sawliday Holiday Art Sale!
Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 1-6pm

Join the artists of SAW for our annual SAWliday Holiday Art Sale, Saturday, December 12th from 1-6pm. Tour the studios, meet the artists, and enjoy caroling and live music while shopping from a variety of handmade paintings, collages, cards, prints, pottery, sculpture, jewelry and more. With over 20 artists now working at SAW, this will be our biggest open house yet. Don’t miss the fun or your chance to shop local this year and support the arts. All are welcome-attendance is free and open to the public.

“Caroling Chorale” will be serenading us with their holiday musical selections around 1pm, so come early and sing along!

Fall Open Studio



Join the artists of SAW for a Fall Open Studio on Sunday, September 27, from 3-8pm.  Refreshments served, art for sale, kiln unloading, and outdoor movie starting at dusk.  Bring your friends!  Bring your love of art!  Bring your blankets (for the movie)!  See you at SAW!