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.

MAKE. It’s what we do at Sawtooth. To ensure that Sawtooth continues to be the place where creativity grows and thrives, we’ve embarked on a $500,000 Major Gifts Campaign. Now we need you! Find out how to MAKE a contribution.


Join us on Tuesday, June 7 from 5 to 8 PM. Learn more.


Instructor Betti Pettinati-Longinotti demonstrates the soldering process to a local Girl Scout Troop. See more.


  • Not Quite Perfect Pottery Sale – June 7 Some artists are perfectionists. When their work doesn’t turn out exactly the way they planned, they go back to the drawing board…or in this case, the pottery studio…and start all over again.  Many of these ceramic bowls, mugs, pitchers and other practically perfect pottery pieces are donated to Sawtooth by ...
  • MAKE: the Major Gifts Campaign for Sawtooth Sawtooth has kicked off the next phase of MAKE, the school's Major Gifts Campaign.  Starting on May 2, members of Sawtooth's Board of Directors will spend a few weeks visiting classrooms to update students and instructors on the campaign's progress to date, and asking them to consider contributing to the effort. The campaign started last ...
  • Artists on Art with Bill Fick – May 5 Join us on Thursday, May 5 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for a conversation with printmaker Bill Fick - one of the jurors for the New Impressions Printmaking Exhibit on display in the Davis Gallery through May 27. The exhibit and event are free and open to the public. Bill Fick ...