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.

HAND LETTERING DESIGN WITH JOHN STEVENS

Join us for this special workshop with John Stevens, an internationally acclaimed calligrapher & illustrator.

EXPLORATIONS IN LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

Take this spring workshop with David Urena for a new approach to landscape photography.

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.

WE EXPANDED OUR WOOD-WORKING STUDIO!

Click here to see the time-lapse of the move.

NEWS & EVENTS

  • Arts & Craft Beer Event – May 1 Join us at the Arts & Craft Beer event on Friday, May 1 from 5:30 to 9:30 PM! Sample some of Winston-Salem's best craft brews, hear live music by B. Kin Band and Royal House, watch art demos, create your own screen print, and more! All proceeds benefit the Sawtooth ...
  • Landscape Envisioned Exhibit – Apr. 7 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 ...
  • Art in the Afternoon Open House – Mar. 14 Join us for our Art in the Afternoon Youth Open House on Saturday, March 14 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.  Preview our summer youth programs and participate in hands-on art activities and demonstrations throughout the afternoon in glass, wood, metals, painting and pottery. The Davis Gallery will spotlight the work of our K-12 instructors, and ...