For Amy Jordan, Sawtooth’s Summer Arts Honors Program was an entry point in her lifelong arts journey. After spending 30 years in Asheville, where she ran a nonprofit gallery space and had her own business and art practice, she returned to Winston-Salem and found her way back to Sawtooth in 2012. She received her BA in studio art at Salem College in 2013.
Amy has established new programs, reinvigorated others, and opened new studios for printmaking and textiles. She developed the Art and Wellness program, which uses visual arts to help oncology patients and their caregivers cope with stress and complex issues. She has formed community partnerships including; Speedball, Hospice/Trellis, Cancer Services, Baptist Hospital, Novant, SECU Family House, Olio, Mixxer, WSFCS and A/perture.
“Making art and the benefits of a creative life are a reality at Sawtooth. Through the visual arts process students find a place of respite and creative identity. Sawtooth is your space to create.”
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