• What are the sizes of the studios?
    • The studio sizes range from the smallest of 66 sq ft to the largest of 810 sq ft, with the most common size being around 120-150 sq ft.  Please see the studio map for available studios and their respective square footage.
  • What is the monthly rent on the studios?
    • The pricing is based on the square footage of the studio + any premium charges for windows, skylights or sinks.
  • Are there any additional fees?
    • There is a $50 tenant fee each October to pay for a cleaning lady, bathroom supplies, etc.
    • There is a one time $50 non-refundable jury fee during the application process.
  • Which studios have skylights?
    • #202, #203, #204, #205, #208, #209
  • Which studios have windows to the outside?
    • #212, #214, #216, #217, #219, #220, #225, #226, #229, #230, #231, #232, #233
  • Which studios have sinks?
    • #207
  • Are utilities included in the rent?
    • Currently heat, air conditioning & hot water are included at no additional charge.
  • What type of lease agreement is used?
    • The lease is month to month with a 60 day notice when you decide to leave. 

  • Can I share a studio with someone?
    • Absolutely!  This can be a wonderful way to make the space affordable and inspire creativity.  We just ask that each person sharing the studio also signs the lease.
  • Do you require a deposit?
    • Security deposit is one month’s rent and will be returned when you leave if the studio is in as good a shape as when you signed the lease.
  • What hours will I have access to the studio?
    •  All artists will have a key to the outside and have 24/7 access.  We will be installing an ornamental gate on the landing of the stairway and it will be secure when nobody is there.  All the artists are responsible to make sure the building is locked up if they are the last to leave.
  • Are there security measures in place?
    • We have security cameras and the building owners have a state of the art system that covers all the outside areas including our entrance.
  • Is there parking?
    • Free parking is available Mon - Fri 9a - 5p on the local side streets, Bing especially.  On weekends and after 5p on weekdays, free parking is available in the front of the building, in front of the building adjacent to the south of us on Industrial Rd. and on the side streets.  You may double park or park in the front lot for loading and unloading, but please move your vehicle as soon as possible if it is during regular business hours.
  • What about insurance?
    • There is no insurance provided by the art center. Each artist is responsible for that.
  • Do you have wifi?
    • We will have wifi internet at the highest speed that they offer at no extra cost to the artists.
  • What are the house rules?
    • Some of our biggest house rules are "no living in the studios", "no space heaters or any other heating device" and "clean up in the utility sink only".  For a more complete list, please click here.
  • What art media is accepted?
    • We welcome all media with the exception of welding and kiln work.
  • I have additional questions.  Who do I contact?
    • Please email Tom Chapman or call him directly at (650) 593 - 3385 during regular business hours.
  • Is there a portfolio review required?  If so, what is the process?
    • Yes.  There is also a one time, non-refundable jury fee paid at the time of applying for a studio.  Please email Tom Chapman with more specific questions regarding portfolio requirements.
  • I've joined the center and would like to get on the website, who do I talk to?