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 instructors will be on hand […]

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 in this national show: UNC-Wilmington […]

Release: From Stigma to Acceptance Opens Jan. 17

This student-curated exhibit featuring the words and art of formerly incarcerated offenders is a collaboration between Sawtooth School, Wake Forest Humanities Institute and Department of History, the Winston-Salem Project Re-Entry program of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council, and former offenders who graduated from the program.  The reception and exhibit are free and open to the […]

Ellen Hendrix Fills New Development Position at Sawtooth School

Sawtooth School for Visual Art has hired Ellen Hendrix as Development Associate, funded in part through a grant from The Winston-Salem Foundation.  In this newly created position, Hendrix will manage all aspects of Sawtooth’s donor database, analyze giving trends, and provide support to the organization’s development efforts. She had been working with Sawtooth as a […]

Deck the Halls Fundraiser 2014

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 and open to the […]

Artists on Art with Andy Tennille

Join us for a conversation with Andy Tennille about his journey as an artist taking place on Sunday, December 7 from 3 to 4:30 PM at Krankies Coffee. Free and open to the public. RSVP to this event on Facebook > Over nearly two decades covering music, Andy Tennille has had his work – writing, photography […]

Artists on Art with Cora Fisher – Oct. 23

This monthly series hosted by Sawtooth School for Visual Art will feature Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Curator, Cora Fisher. A relative newcomer to the area, Fisher will discuss art and the role it has played in her life. Her unique story lends itself to an intimate and interesting dialogue and discussion, and provides an opportunity to […]

NEW Printmaking Studio & Visiting Artist Susan Rostow

It is with great excitement that we announce our printing press, left to us by Billy McClain, has found a home. Our first class offering in the new studio will be by local artist and educational curator, Terri Dowell-Dennis. Terri will be teaching Basic Printmaking and Beyond. Long time Sawtooth instructor and Artist of the Year recipient, Mona Wu, […]

Girl Scouts’ Multiple Badge Day – Oct. 18

Sawtooth School will host a “multiple badge day” for Girl Scouts on Saturday, October 18 from 1 PM to 5 PM.  Daisies, Brownies and Juniors can fulfill multiple badge requirements in one afternoon of creative fun.  All participants earn a Sawtooth participation patch.  Scout member rate is $20. Advance registration required at, or call […]

Join us for our Studio Shuffle – Sept. 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, complete with backdrops, […]