Sawtooth School for Visual Art

251 N Spruce St
Winston-Salem NC  27101

Phone: (336) 723-7395

Sawtooth School for Visual Art

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.

At Sawtooth we’re committed to creating great experiences so you can create your art. In the newly renovated Sawtooth School space we’ve gone to great lengths to make you comfortable and have a safe, spacious place to create.

Sawtooth School for Visual Art is a not-for-profit art school that encourages creativity throughout the entire community. Sawtooth School offers classes in eight disciplines including ceramics, glass, graphics, photography, metal, fibers, wood, painting and drawing and offers a wide range of classes for children and adults at any skill level from beginner to advanced.

Staff:
JoAnne Vernon, Executive Director
Kevin Mundy, Assistant Executive Director
Ellen Hendrix, Development Associate
Taylor Hayes, Marketing Manager
Warren Moyer, Ceramics Coordinator
Nannette Davis, Youth Coordinator
Sara Sloan Stine, Metal/Glass/Wood Program Coordinator
Amy Kincaid, Graphics & Special Projects Coordinator
Amanda Sullivan, Wellness Through the Arts Coordinator
Julian Charles, Photography Coordinator
Jared Steward, Bookkeeper
Sharon Hardin, Gallery & Exhibitions Coordinator
Alex Klein, Registrar
Kira Carollo, Staff support

Sawtooth School’s goal is to provide quality programming and professional instruction through a multi-cultural curriculum for students of all ages, skill and abilities. Sawtooth School also aspires to infuse art into Winston-Salem and Piedmont Triad com

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Business Information


Founded: 1945
Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Art Gallery, Art School, Arts & Entertainment, Education, School

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm



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Past Events

Metal Clay Artists Symposium

Metal Clay Artists Symposium
02:00 pm - 08/23/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Come join us for an unparalleled list of instructor workshops, events, exhibits and products from the metal clay community! Four days only in beautiful Winston-Salem,...

Block printing on Fabric

Block printing on Fabric
10:00 am - 04/21/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Block Printing is a fun way to explore pattern, shape and repetition with color and contrast. And, it's just messy enough to have a good time without too much cleanup!...

Fundamentals of Handbuilding

Fundamentals of Handbuilding
09:30 am - 04/18/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

This introductory clay class will explore the main methods of clay construction without the potters wheel. Using a different technique each week, explore the creative...

Jewelry Box

Jewelry Box
06:00 pm - 04/11/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Learn to produce a functional & beautiful jewelry box from a solid block of wood with a specialty jig and a router! Also covered are decorative lids, spray in felt...

Animal Garden Sculpture

Animal Garden Sculpture
06:00 pm - 04/09/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Would you love to have a clay garden hare, a bird for your flower bed, or a small totem with sculpted animals? Explore sculpting animals in stoneware clay using...

Warp Speed Weaving

Warp Speed Weaving
10:00 am - 04/09/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Students will gain confidence as they explore color in pattern weaving and learn to design effectively and efficiently. They will plan and execute projects of their...

Sawtooth School's Shaker Tape Weaving for Adult/Youth pairs

Sawtooth School's Shaker Tape Weaving for Adult/Youth pairs
12:00 pm - 04/07/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Silver River Center for Chair Caning is going on location to Sawtooth School for Visual Art in the craft friendly city of Winston-Salem, NC. Saturday April 7, 12pm-4pm Experience...

Landscape Made Simple

Landscape Made Simple
06:00 pm - 04/06/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

In this hands-on workshop Viktoria will demonstrate ways of approaching painting in the studio from photos or studies. This will be a paint-along class with individual...

Artist Reception for Enriched Connections

Artist Reception for Enriched Connections
05:00 pm - 04/06/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

In connection with The Enrichment Center's 35th anniversary, Sawtooth is proud to present Enriched Connections, a collaborative show between The Enrichment Center...

Street Photography Now

Street Photography Now
06:30 pm - 04/05/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Over 5 sessions the class will travel and photo walk the streets of Winston-Salem, Raleigh and Charlotte. Class will be broken down into 3 Thursday evenings and...

Natural Dyes 101

Natural Dyes 101
06:00 pm - 04/05/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Create a wonderful array of colors on fibers using natural materials. This class will explore natural dye techniques and different mordants on protein and cellulose...

Introduction to Artist's Books

Introduction to Artist's Books
06:00 pm - 04/05/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Students will be introduced to image-making techniques such as trace monotype, pochoir, and embroidery. They will also be introduced to simple book structures such...

Introduction to Woodcarving

Introduction to Woodcarving
06:00 pm - 04/03/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

This course is intended for beginning carvers with little or no experience. Topics covered are safety, tools, types of wood, different types and styles of carving,...

Introduction to Linoleum Block Printing

Introduction to Linoleum Block Printing
06:00 pm - 04/03/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Learn basic techniques of relief printing on linoleum blocks, using water-soluble inks. Linoleum block is easy to cut and easy to capture a range of designs from...

An Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

An Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
06:30 pm - 04/02/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Learn to use Photoshop to perform a variety of functions useful for photographers. This class is an introduction to the Photoshop interface, including the toolbox,...

Adult/Youth Chinese Printmaking Workshop

Adult/Youth Chinese Printmaking Workshop
01:00 pm - 03/24/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

As an adult and child pair, come to Sawtooth to learn Chinese printmaking from local artist, Mona Wu. Explore the beauty of nature and Chinese imagery through this...

Art in the Afternoon Open House

Art in the Afternoon Open House
12:00 pm - 03/24/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Learn more about Sawtooth School for Visual Art and our Youth Summer Art Programs, for students pre-k through 12th grade, during Art in the Afternoon. Admission...

Enriched Connections

Enriched Connections
09:00 am - 03/20/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

In connection with The Enrichment Center's 35th anniversary, Sawtooth is proud to present Enriched Connections, a collaborative show between The Enrichment Center...

Create with Me Workshop (Parents and toddlers)

Create with Me Workshop (Parents and toddlers)
10:00 am - 01/27/2018

At Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Learn to see the world around you through the eyes of ART! Together in this specialized art class for children ages 2 to 4 years, parents and children will explore...

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