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.

HAND LETTERING DESIGN WITH JOHN STEVENS

Join us for this special workshop with John Stevens, an internationally acclaimed calligrapher & illustrator.

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

  • Art in the Afternoon Open House – Mar. 14 Join us for our Art in the Afternoon Youth Open House on Saturday, March 14 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.  Preview our summer youth programs and participate in hands-on art activities and demonstrations throughout the afternoon in glass, wood, metals, painting and pottery. The Davis Gallery will spotlight the work of our K-12 instructors, and ...
  • Studio Share with Mary Beth Blackwell-Chapman We have a wealth of artists in our community and this series will open the doors into their studios to discover the artists that live among us. Whether you are an artist yourself, or curious about what happens in an artist’s studio, this will be fun and engaging for all. Join ...
  • 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 ...