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.

Here’s what you can find at Sawtooth:

  • Classes and workshops for every age and skill level from beginner to advanced;
  • A broad range of art forms including painting & drawing, ceramics, metals, glass, wood, fibers, darkroom and digital photography, digital art and more;
  • Creative summer programs for students from pre-K through high school;
  • A beautiful gallery space with shows and exhibitions throughout the year and a great gift shop featuring local and regional hand-crafted art.

Come on in and click around.  We know you’ll find something you like!

ARTIST PROFILE: KATHARYN VALIER

Valier works at Sawtooth School as a teacher and model. Learn more.

MAKE. It’s what we do at Sawtooth.

We’ve embarked on a $500,000 Major Gifts Campaign. Now we need you!

SAWTOOTH SELECTS IN THE GALLERY

Join us for the Artist Reception of Sawtooth Selects, our Annual Faculty/Adult Student Show. Learn more.

NEWS & EVENTS

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...