Sawtooth School for Visual Art is the premier community art school in the Triad, and the incubator for visual art in Winston-Salem, the City of Arts & Innovation.

Here’s what you can find at Sawtooth:

  • Classes and workshops for every age and skill level from beginner to advanced;
  • A broad range of art forms including painting & drawing, ceramics, metals, glass, wood, fibers, darkroom and digital photography, digital art and more;
  • Creative summer programs for students from pre-K through high school;
  • A beautiful gallery space with shows and exhibitions throughout the year and a great gift shop featuring local and regional hand-crafted art.

Come on in and click around.  We know you’ll find something you like!

TAKE A TASTE OF ART

Beginners can bring snacks or wine and enjoy one of our 2-hour Taste of Art classes.

SUSAN FILLEY WORKSHOP

Join us this May for a very special workshop with visiting porcelain artist, Susan Filley.

ARTISTS OF THE YEAR PRINTS FOR SALE

The proceeds of the limited edition signature pieces will benefit the Sawtooth’s Scholarship Fund. Click here for more info.

DIGITAL COLLAGE FOR BEGINNERS

Join us for a beginning digital collage workshop with Kim Thore starting Saturday June 6.

NEWS & EVENTS

  • Successful Night of Arts & Craft Beer Sawtooth was the place to be on May 1st for our second annual Arts & Craft Beer fundraiser, with proceeds benefitting our scholarship fund.  According to the article in the Triad City Beat, we were a Friday night “hipster’s paradise.” Who are we to argue? Read the event review here ...
  • Artists on Art with Endia Beal – Aug. 13 Endia Beal is a North Carolina based artist, educator and activist, who is internationally known for her photographic narratives and video testimonies that examine the personal, yet contemporary stories of marginalized communities and individuals. Beal currently serves as the Interim Director of Diggs Gallery at Winston-Salem State University. Join us on ...
  • Landscape Envisioned Exhibit Landscape Envisioned is an exhibition of works inspired by nature opening on April 7 and running through May 30. The opening reception is scheduled for Friday evening, April 10 from 5 to 7 PM to meet the show’s artists: Judy Bahnson (ceramics), Julian Charles (photography), Trena McNabb (acrylics), Barb Mory (oils), Terance ...