The Art School in Sandy Springs has become a leading center for hosting art workshops by master artists including those from California, Philadelphia, Delaware, Massachusetts,  Illinois, Texas, Washington, Venice and France and whose attendance by students reaches far beyond our country (Australia, Puerto Rico, Canada, England). The Art School in Sandy Springs, founded in 2005 by local Sandy Springs artist Donna Thomas, is now under the direction of Leslie Newman, an abstract artist from Marietta.   The goal of the school is offer a variety of workshops of quality instruction.

The school offers a broad spectrum of art workshops which meet the needs of many students - from the beginner to advanced levels - student and professional artist alike.  The main goal has always been to provide individualized attention with a focus on fundamental concepts in design, composition, drawing, value and color.  

A variety of workshops are offered from traditional atelier training to abstract and encompasses oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel and drawing.