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.

STONE MOUNTAIN PHOTOGRAPHY EXPEDITION!

Join internationally renowned expedition photographer Julian Charles on a photographic journey to Stone Mountain. More details.

VISITING ARTIST DEKE MCCLELLAND

Author of more than 50 video courses on creative imaging, graphics, 3D, and design for the industry-leading online library lynda.com. More details.

ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR DECK THE HALLS!

Click here to find out more about submitting your artwork for sale in our 2014 Deck the Halls Fundraiser.

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.

NEWS & EVENTS

  • Eddie Fitzgerald Joins Sawtooth to Head Up Wood Program Sawtooth has hired Eddie Fitzgerald as Program Coordinator for our school’s wood department. In this newly created position, Fitzgerald will be responsible for developing the quarterly curriculum for the wood program as well as teaching and managing that department’s adjunct faculty. He has been actively engaged with Sawtooth in the ...
  • 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 ...