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.

SUMMER CAMP INFO COMING SOON!

Youth Summer Art Camps (online 2/1), Middle School (online 2/28), & Summer Art Immersion Catalog/Registration (online 3/14)!

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

  • Sawtooth to Host National Artlink Printmaking Show Artlink’s 34th Annual National Print Exhibition, featuring artwork from the nation’s finest printmakers, will open on January 15 in the Davis Gallery at Sawtooth School for Visual Art in downtown Winston-Salem. Sponsored by Statesville, NC based Speedball® Art Products Company, will run through February 28.  Three NC artists are included ...
  • Release: From Stigma to Acceptance Opens Jan. 17 This student-curated exhibit featuring the words and art of formerly incarcerated offenders is a collaboration between Sawtooth School, Wake Forest Humanities Institute and Department of History, the Winston-Salem Project Re-Entry program of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council, and former offenders who graduated from the program.  The reception and exhibit are ...
  • Ellen Hendrix Fills New Development Position at Sawtooth School Sawtooth School for Visual Art has hired Ellen Hendrix as Development Associate, funded in part through a grant from The Winston-Salem Foundation.  In this newly created position, Hendrix will manage all aspects of Sawtooth’s donor database, analyze giving trends, and provide support to the organization’s development efforts. She had been ...