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!

SPECIAL VALENTINE'S TASTE OF ARTS

Join us on Friday, February 12 for a Taste of Art designed for couples.

PARTNERED EXHIBIT

An exhibit of artists who are also couples. Learn more.

VISUALS FROM THE VIRTUAL

An exhibit of Digital Art Instructors at Sawtooth, Jan 12 - March 4. Learn more.

NEWS & EVENTS

  • Now Hiring: Photography Coordinator Position Title: Photography Program Coordinator Requirements/Responsibilities: See attached position description. How to Apply: See attached job posting. Summary of Position: The Photography Studio Coordinator develops curriculum for and manages a diversified, innovative, quality arts education program in digital and dark room photography. As appropriate throughout the year, classes within the program areas may be ...
  • Fill Your Heart with ART! Sawtooth will kick-off Valentine’s weekend on February 12th with a selection of seven different Taste of Art sessions designed specifically for couples. Choose from ceramics, silver rings, landscape painting, printmaking, woodworking, digital art or photography. Bring a bottle of wine or anything else to eat or drink as you and ...
  • Artists on Art with Joyce Teta – Jan. 29 Join us in January for a conversation with artist/calligrapher Joyce Teta. “Joyce is a 'lifer', having been introduced to calligraphy as a teenager in an all girl school convent in London. She has been a devotee and practitioner ever since. She loves letters in all forms, but has specialized in ...