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.

VISITING ARTIST SUSAN ROSTOW

Join us for a workshop to learn how to use non-toxic Akua inks from the inventor, herself! 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.

STONE MOUNTAIN PHOTOGRAPHY EXPEDITION!

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

  • Join us for our Studio Shuffle – September 19   Over the last few weeks, we've been shuffling studios around to make room for new and expanded programs, and we'd like to show you the results! We've relocated our space-bound wood program into a studio classroom that's nearly 60% larger. We converted the former wood studio into a working photography studio, ...
  • Art in the Afternoon – September 27 On Saturday, September 27th from 1 to 3 PM, Sawtooth School will spotlight programs for families with kids and teens at Art in the Afternoon.  This drop-in open house will feature hands-on art activities and live artist demonstrations.  Instructors will be on hand to provide information about fall classes and workshops for ...
  • 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 ...