Welcome to the Sawtooth School!

The Sawtooth School for Visual Art is the only community art school in Winston-Salem, the City of Arts & Innovation. For nearly 70 years, we have offered classes and workshops in a variety of visual arts and crafts, including painting & drawing, ceramics, metals, glass, wood, fibers, photography, digital art and more. We offer options for every age range and skill level.

Come check us out… we’re sure you’ll find something fun and creative.


You won't want to miss the "Plastiquarium" Workshop with visiting artist, David Edgar on 8/2 & 8/3.


Don't let the kids have all the fun! Click here to see Adult Art Camp options.


  • NEW Printmaking Studio & Visiting Artist Susan Rostow It is with great excitement that we announce our printing press, left to us by Billy McClain, has found a home. Very soon we will be hosting an open house to highlight several new studios here at Sawtooth. Stay tuned for those details! Our first class offering in the new studio will be by ...
  • Sawtooth Selects Exhibit Sawtooth Selects will feature the work of adult students from a broad cross-section of classes taught at Sawtooth School for Visual Art. Media represented in the show includes glass, ceramics, fibers, photography, printmaking, digital art, wood carving, metal jewelry and pastels. The exhibit and opening are free and open to ...
  • Summer Art Camps for ADULTS! Don’t let the kids have all the fun! Kids aren’t the only ones looking for creative outlets during the summer. Adults with summer camp fever will find what they’re looking for at the Sawtooth School.  Beginning July 14 and going through early September, Sawtooth will offer a wide selection ...