Roots + Wings School of Art and Design nurtures and encourages the natural creativity within students of all ages through innovative design, dynamic art education and community collaboration.
Starting with pre-school through high school and beyond, students at Roots + Wings School of Art and Design learn the principles of design and art expression while applying innovative and creative problem-solving skills to real-life situations within their communities.
Want to know more about the who, what and how of Roots + Wings? Take a moment to peruse our ABOUT menu.
What We Offer
For Little Kids
Our Visual Arts Preschool is a school year program that fosters creativity and promotes early development in problem solving, critical thinking, cognitive concepts, social interaction and increased physical health through art-making and the exploration of the world’s many forms of visual art and design.
We also offer customized Birthday Celebrations for children 3 and up!
For Big Kids
Our After-School Community Design Lab Programs—offered at Claxton + Vance Elementary, and the R+W Creative Campus —engage students in academics, critical thinking and innovation through principles of art and design, community enrichment, culture and movement.
For all Ages
We are proud to offer Adult Studio classes and workshops, along with unique Community Classes, Workshops and Events for various ages at our Creative Campus. Our instructors work with students on exploring a variety of mediums, tools and techniques. Our Private Event options can be customized for your party, fundraiser or other creative idea!
We also offer Professional Development and Business Team Building opportunities.
Summer Creativity Camps!
Ages 3 - grade 9! Morning,
Afternoon and Full day options
DRAWING, DRAWING, DRAWING
April + May
Mondays, 6:30-8pm 11-13 yr olds
Thursdays, 4-5pm 8-10 yr olds
Making lab open studios
1st Friday Teens, 7-9pm - Ages 12-18
2nd Saturday, 9-11am - Any Age
THE Sketchbook Series
April 16 - May 20
Saturdays, 11am - 12noon
Adults, $70 / Person
Saturdays from 2-5pm, Drop in!
$10 ($7 students + teachers)
curious about printmaking?
April 20 - May 25
Adults, $125 / person
Roots + Wings Creative Campus
Located at 573 Fairview Rd. in the Oakley neighborhood, our new Roots + Wings Creative Campus is our new home base! But aside from our own space in the building, we have room for other creative movers and shakers! Check it out...
Looking for an event venue, studio or creative space for your business?
Are you searching for a unique space to rent for yourself, a company or an organization? Take a look at the spaces we have available at the Roots + Wings Creative Campus. Amazing facilities in the sweet Oakley neighborhood of Asheville. We have a few unique and affordable spaces remaining for rent on an hourly or monthly basis! There is even a professional sound studio on site. Come join our community!