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!

METAL CLAY ARTISTS SYMPOSIUM

Join us September 15-18, 2016 for Sawtooth's own Metal Clay Artists Symposium (MCAS). Learn more at mcas2016.com.

DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY REVIVAL AT SAWTOOTH

Read more about it in the Winston-Salem Journal feature.

MARTA BLADES IN THE CORRIDOR GALLERY

Join us on Friday September 2 for the opening reception of "Back to Broadway" by Marta Blades. Learn more.

NOW SHOWING: WOOD INVITATIONAL

Visit our Davis Gallery to see the Wood Invitational exhibit, on display through August 26. Learn more.

MAKE. It’s what we do at Sawtooth.

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

NEWS & EVENTS

  • Three Visiting Artists / Two Printmaking Workshops Join us on Thursday, October 20 and Saturday, October 22 for two unique printmaking learning opportunities with visiting artists and Speedball Art representatives: Carlos Hernandez, Bill Fick, and Susan Rostow.   Carlos and Bill Present the Outlaw Printmaking Mashup Experience the fireworks of an outlaw printmaking mashup! This workshop will introduce participants to screenprinting and linocut ...
  • Introducing Member Mondays! Based on the old adage that “membership has its privileges,” we are pleased to introduce Member Mondays in the Sawtooth Gift Shop. Along with the discount that members already get on classes and workshops, they will also get a 10% discount on items purchased on Mondays from the shop throughout ...
  • Celebrating Old Salem’s 250th Sawtooth will join Old Salem in celebrating their 250th anniversary by offering classes and workshops throughout the fall inspired by the art, history and culture of Salem in 1766. Creative sessions will include traditional Moravian pottery, stained glass Moravian stars; overshot weaving, heirloom pumpkin watercolor, Fraktur lettering, and darkroom photography.  ...