Sawtooth Art Slam

Sawtooth School for Visual Art (SSVA) has created an exciting opportunity for high school artists! We are hosting a visual art competition -“Sawtooth Art Slam” – which allows students in Summer Art Immersion classes to enter the work they make during the week. Participants will be featured in an online gallery and first place winners […]

Sawtooth releases summer schedule and offers scholarships for all ages

Sawtooth School for Visual Art is pleased to announce the release of their summer schedule with a variety of youth and adult classes, workshops, visiting artist workshops and more. You can pick up a class catalog at Sawtooth, or view the catalog online at Registration for summer art camps continues for youth students pre-k […]

Sawtooth Selects

Our annual Faculty and Student exhibit returns!  In Selects, Sawtooth highlights specific courses from each adult programming area and exhibits the student work alongside work of the course instructor. This is a great opportunity to view a cross-section of student work and to decide on which class to take next. On view June 2–July 22.

Not Quite Perfect Pottery

Some artists are perfectionists. When their work doesn’t turn out exactly the way they planned, they go back to the drawing board…or in this case, the pottery studio…and start all over again. Many of these ceramic bowls, mugs, pitchers and other practically perfect pottery pieces are donated to Sawtooth by the instructors and students who […]

Sawtooth loses two beloved friends this week

This has been a sad week as we’ve experienced the loss of two beautiful women and wonderful friends from the Sawtooth Family.  Former Executive Director JoAnne Vernon died on Tuesday after bravely fighting cancer for more than five years. Taking over leadership of Sawtooth in 2012, JoAnne helped the organization regain its financial footing, introduced […]

Sawtooth Instructors Display Work in Under Pressure: Printmaking Variations

Work from Sawtooth Instructors Ellen Heck (woodcut, drypoint), Alix Hitchcock (encaustic monotype), Emily Drew Mash (intaglio, linoleum cut), Warren Moyer (silkscreen transfer onto clay), Leslie Smith (letterpress, linocut) and Mona Wu (woodcut) April 7 through May 27. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 7 from 5 to 7 PM. The exhibition and […]

Fourth Annual Arts & Craft Beer

The fourth annual Arts & Craft Beer is on tap for Friday, April 28, 2017 from 5:30 to 9:00 PM at Sawtooth School, located upstairs in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem. This fundraiser event combines craft beer tasting, art demonstrations, art making, and live music with all proceeds from benefiting […]

Speedball’s New Impressions National Printmaking Competition Winners on Display

Winning prints from the New Impressions National Printmaking Competition are on display in Sawtooth’s Davis Gallery April 7 through May 27. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 7 from 5 to 7 PM. New Impressions, sponsored by Speedball and Arnhem 1618 Printmaking Paper, is a competition for college students across the country […]

Award-winning Artist Jessica Singerman to Exhibit Work at the Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Sawtooth School for Visual Art presents Among The Weeds And Other Blossoming Things, a collection of paintings from award-winning artist Jessica Singerman. The show will be on display in the Corridor Gallery April 4 through April 30, 2017, with the opening reception on Friday, April 7, from 5:00–7:00 PM. In Singerman’s brightly colored paintings, viewers […]

Sawtooth Invites Visiting Artist Nicholas Raynolds to Teach Workshop

Sawtooth School for Visual Art to host visiting artist Nicholas Raynolds to teach a two-day painting workshop, Oil Sketch from the Life Model, on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20, 2017. Raynolds is a professional studio artist and instructor who works primarily in oils and has taught at The National Academy in NYC, The […]