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, […]

Art in the Afternoon – Sept. 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 kids and teens as well […]

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 past as an instructor and […]

Sawtooth Selects Exhibit

Sawtooth Selects will feature the work of adult students from a broad cross-section of classes taught at Sawtooth School for Visual Art. Media represented in the show includes glass, ceramics, fibers, photography, printmaking, digital art, wood carving, metal jewelry and pastels. The exhibit and opening are free and open to the public. WHERE: The Eleanor […]