The stArt Gallery is dedicated to providing local college and university students with an opportunity to gain immersive experience and transferable skills in the visual arts market by developing a venue in which high quality student art is available at reasonable prices. The gallery strives to create a unique experiential learning laboratory in which engaged students have formative experiences while participating in the management and operation of the gallery as they prepare to become viable artists and/or professionals aspiring to leadership roles in art galleries. The gallery will be a place to enjoy, learn, and discover. It will also be a workplace of inclusion and respect, with a main focus on the development of creativity and ideas.

In providing students with the unique and invaluable opportunity to professionally show and sell their work, the stArt Gallery has developed the stArt Gallery Consignment Catalogue to offer a streamlined and rotating online collection of all student works currently on consignment and available for purchase through the gallery. For more information or to schedule a revisit to view and purchase artwork, visit consignment.startgallery.wfu.edu.


Founded in 2009, stArt Gallery serves as the only year-round venue for viewing, discussing, and purchasing student works of visual art in the Winston-Salem area. An initiative of Wake Forest University, stArt Gallery presents 12-15 exhibitions per year featuring Wake Forest University undergraduates and alumni. Most of the art work displayed in stArt Gallery is generated through studio course work and is therefore a product of close instruction by members of the studio art faculty at Wake Forest University. stArt Gallery is managed by a recent graduate serving in a one to two-year fellowship position and staffed by current undergraduate students.