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SAW’s vision is for Somerset to be a place where people expect to engage with excellent visual art that is surprising and distinctive.

We encourage artists to experiment, to produce and present new work, and for audiences to experience it first hand.

We currently have over 400 artists, group and organisation members – benefits include: opportunities to take part in Somerset Art Weeks, projects, commissions, bursaries, networking, training and peer support.

Members Directory

View our members profiles by artform.

Featured Artist

Kate Noble

Membership for artists

SAW is a membership organisation offering a wide range of opportunities for our artist members.

Artist Testimonials

SAW has worked with, supported and advised many artists during projects over the years. Read some of their testimonials about us here.

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