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!

SPEEDBALL'S NEW IMPRESSIONS NATIONAL PRINTMAKING COMPETITION

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SAWTOOTH INSTRUCTORS DISPLAY WORK IN UNDER PRESSURE: PRINTMAKING VARIATIONS

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OUR VOICE – SALEM ACADEMY

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NEWS & EVENTS

  • Sawtooth Selects Our annual Faculty and Student exhibit returns!  In Selects, Sawtooth highlights specific courses from each adult programming area and exhibits the student work alongside work of the course instructor. This is a great opportunity to view a cross-section of student work and to decide on which class to take next. ...
  • Not Quite Perfect Pottery 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 ...
  • Sawtooth loses two beloved friends this week This has been a sad week as we’ve experienced the loss of two beautiful women and wonderful friends from the Sawtooth Family.  Former Executive Director JoAnne Vernon died on Tuesday after bravely fighting cancer for more than five years. Taking over leadership of Sawtooth in 2012, JoAnne helped the organization ...
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