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The SAWTOOTH BUILDING, also known as the Kawneer Building, is a West Berkeley industrial building that is home to a variety of small buinesses - including artisans, craftspeople, tradespeople, engineers, consultants, designers, fine artists, small industries, performance groups, theathers and a variety of schools.
The SAWTOOTH BUILDING is a important Berkeley cultural center where the pubic comes to learn, to enjoy performances and to tour the many studios. Check out our Open Studios / Events section.
The SAWTOOTH BUILDING, first built in 1913 as the Kawneer Building, is a Berkeley Historic Landmark. It spans the whole block of 8th St. between Dwight Way and Parker Streets and is easily recognized by it's roof line of twenty sawtoothed banks of sky lights.
The SAWTOOTH BUILDING has had a noteworthy history. Visit the Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association, (BAHA), website for an in-depth Kawneer Building history.
The Sawtooth Building Studios
Many of the Sawtooth Studios participate in the 2 annual local Open Studio Events.
The Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios occurs the 4 weekends between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays each year.
Coming Next: PROARTS East Bay Open Studios 2012
Support you local Artists, Artisans and Craftspeople. Come to the participating Sawtooth Building Studios this June for the ProArts EBOS.
Studio #6 - Rene Thomas - Painting
Studio #10 B - Julie Cohn - Watercolors, Mixed Media
Studio #10 B - Jennifer Perlmutter - Mixed Media, Painting
Studio #24 A - Susan Brooks - Jewelry, Painting
Studio #24 B - Janet Lee Smith - Painting, Furniture
Studio #24 B - Maggie Wihnyk - Jewelry, Clothing
Studio #24 B - Miriam Abramowitsch - Textiles, Clothing
Studio #25 - Bob Pool Pottery - Ceramics
Studio #30 - Jim Rosenau - Furniture, Book Art
Studio #30 A - Fuff Tabachnikoff - Jewelry, Mosaic
Studio #30 B - Curtis H. Arima - Jewelry, Sculpture
Studio #31 - Gina Papen - Painting, Jewelry
Studio #31 - Christine Rossi - Painting, Conceptual
Studio #31 - Mary Shisler - Photography, Jewelry
Studio #33 - Mark Goudy & Liza Riddle - Ceramics
Studio #33 B - Niels Thorsen - Sculpture
Studio #39 - Anne Shulenberger - Sculpture, Jewelry
Studio #41 - Bruce Klein - Painting, Drawing
Studio #41 - Karen Zullo Sherr - Painting
Studio #45 - Alison Antelman - Jewelry
Studio #46 - Diane Abt - Mixed Media, Printmaking
For more information visit: www.proartsgallery.org/ebos/index.php
North end of the Sawtooth Building, home of the Property Manager
Judy Seidlin - Property Manager
930 Dwight Way Suite #1,
Berkeley, CA 94710