Sawtooth School will be closed November 26 – 29 to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.  Sawtooth’s administrative offices will reopen on Monday, November 30.  The gallery and shop will remain closed until Friday, December 4th when Deck the Halls, our annual sale of fine crafts and art, opens to the public at 10 AM.


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!


Learn more about Sawtooth's biggest fundraiser and how to participate.


Join us April 16th -23rd, 2016 to visit the English Lake District with Julian Charles.


Beginners can bring snacks or wine and enjoy one of our 2-hour Taste of Art classes.


  • Bookmarks, Associated Artists & Sawtooth School Present Holiday Shopping – Dec. 4   Bookmarks is teaming up again with Associated Artists and Sawtooth School for Visual Art with several events on Friday, December 4 to help with your holiday shopping! All events will be held inside the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts at 251 North Spruce Street in Winston-Salem. The Bookmarks Holiday Bazaar ...
  • Deck the Halls Fundraiser 2015 Deck the Halls is Sawtooth’s largest fundraising event and generates proceeds that help support our organization’s operations and arts-based programming. Beautifully displayed in our gallery and gift shop setting, Deck the Halls features a unique variety of work from Sawtooth faculty, students and regional artists. This year, Deck the Halls will be free ...
  • Metal Clay Artist Symposium – Sept. 2016 Sawtooth is proud the host the Metal Clay Artist Symposium September 15-18, 2016. This exciting 4-day event features the most innovative workshop leaders in a creative environment, sharing inspiration, techniques, and cutting-edge technology with the metal clay community through hands-on workshops, Q&A sessions, Meet and Greet opportunities, a vendor shopping ...