Applications for studio
space in the GoggleWorks are now being accepted from artists who are serious
about pursuing their art in the professional setting of a community facility.
Studios are intended to be for working artists and although artists may display
and sell work from their studios, the primary function of the studio is to create
art. Studios at the GoggleWorks will be awarded to artists as selected by the GoggleWorks Exhibition Committee.
The GoggleWorks is looking for artists who:
demonstrate a commitment to their career through an existing body of work
have achieved a high degree of creative ability & technical facility,
display obvious talent, and have nurtured an individual
creating original art- the artwork must be the artist’s original concept and produced by the artist.
show proven ability in their chosen medium through some combination of the following:
participation in juried shows
the case of emerging artists, references from teachers or mentors
Studio sizes begin at 150
sq./ft. Rent includes heat, electricity, air conditioning, and parking. Artists
are responsible for their own phones and any other communication/computer
connections. The building has a security system, loading dock and freight
elevators. An additional charge will be imposed for utility use beyond average
usage and/or the installation of special equipment in a studio (e.g.
electricity for kiln, special exhaust system). All studios have natural light
as well as fluorescent shop lights with day lighting bulbs. Artists are
responsible for any special additional lighting. Because the studio rental fee
is subsidized, it is the responsibility of each studio artist to
contribute to the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in the following ways:
hours per month of volunteer time for and at the GoggleWorks
Attend artist meetings and Special Events
of studio for producing artwork and having studio open to the public at least
20 hours per week during the GoggleWorks open
hours of operation
Sign and comply with GoggleWorks house rules and commission policy
Additional conditions for
artists renting studios at the GoggleWorks include:
Studio space is to be left in same condition upon departure from GoggleWorks as
security deposit of one month’s rent or $200 (whichever is greater) in addition
to the first month’s rent is due upon signature of
Rent is due on the 1st of the month. Rent paid after the 10th of the month will
incur a 10% penalty fee.
Failure to pay rent will result in eviction from the studio.
with their initial lease, each studio artist will be offered a one year
Artists are expected to work in their studios on a consistent and ongoing
basis. Non-use of studio space is cause for eviction or non-renewal of
GoggleWorks is open to the public Daily 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Artists have access to the GoggleWorks facility 7 days a week, 24 hours
To apply for an artist
studio at the GoggleWorks:
[ ] Complete this “Artist
Application” form online
[ ] Submit in the online application 10-15 pieces
of representative work with summary page of title, medium, size and
date of execution. For 3D work, please submit 3 images of each piece. Please
number images to coincide with summary page.
[ ] Submit an artist’s statement (one page or less)
[ ] Submit a current resume/CV
[ ] Submit any additional
support materials you believe are relevant (i.e. reviews, recommendations, etc.)
FEE: A non-refundable fee of $10.00