Easey St Artist Studios and Gallery

Type of space: Visual Art Studio, Warehouse, Art Gallery
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    EASEY ST ARTIST STUDIOS and GALLERY (VISUAL ART AND CRAFT STUDIOS)

    EASEY ST ARTIST STUDIOS AND GALLERY

    At the present we have TWO studio available for rent.

    1)  Fully enclosed and lockable 12 squared metre studio with power and flourescence including a concrete floor. Situated on the ground floor and near outdoor access into the buildings driveway and work benches. The studio is painted inside. A good size tidy studio would suit an installation artist, illustrator, craft maker, painter small arts business etc. This studio is for 1 person only. Rent $320pcm with all outgoings including WiFi included in this rent. 

    2) Walled and lockable 15 quared metre stuio with power and flourescence with lino flooring and box area for storage. The studio has east facing windows and would suit a painter, installation artist, Illustrator, soft sculpture, mixed media etc. Since this photo had been taken the studio has been painted white. the studio would ideally be suited for one person but could possibly accomodated 2 persons only. Rent is $360pcm which includes all outgoings and WiFi.

    Key deposits are also payable at $50 per person and a minumum lease (signed) for 6 months is required then monthly thereafter.   

    Please read further for general information about the studios. 

     Enquiries welcome. 

    EASEY ST VISUAL ART STUDIOS

    Our studios are walled and lockable with fluroescent and power. We have windowed studios on three sides of the first floor and two sides of the ground floor. The first floor is usually occupied by artists in 2D and downstairs in 3D however there are exceptions. 

    All studios are subject to a CPI rise each year (March) and owners rent reviews. There is also a licence agreement to sign. Rentals are initially for 6 months then monthly thereafter. Rents are in advance and there is a $50 key deposit per person.   

    Please read further information below to gain insight on the ethos of Easey St Studios. 

    The Easey St Artist Studios and Gallery provide working studio spaces exclusively for the visual artist/craft practitioners. The studios operate to assist in the development of emerging and professional artist/craft artists and also the keen amateur, with a sense of community. Easey St Artist Studios and Gallery is located at 21 Easey St, Collingwood.

    A large warehouse which has operated as a Visual Arts Studio for over 18 years. The studios have two floors with maximum light upstairs which is suitable for painters, digital artists, installation artists, small works sculptures and a combination or an arts practice and a small arts business.

    Downstairs has less natural light and is suited to ceramics, sculpture, jewellery, installation and mixed media artists, photography, small sculpture and the crafts. There is also an outdoor work area for power tools, spraying and resin work etc. All artists are expected to follow their OH&S practices appropriate to their mediums. The warehouse has 2 common spaces, kitchenettes and seating area are available.

    The studios public areas are commercially cleaned. Leases are initially for 6 months, then monthly thereafter. Each artist needs to sign a licence agreement.

    Rent covers all the building outgoings including WiFi;

    A key deposit of $50 for each person is required.

    A yearly % increase applies to studio rentals from April usually the CPI.

    An owners rent review also applies every 3 years and can be different than the yearly CPI.

    Easey St Art Studios rentals ranges from $240 to $900 per month.

    Rents are payable on monthly invoicing through internet banking.

    The owner of Easey St Artist Studio and Gallery is the Manager of the building and is a practicing visual artist.

    There is no live-in accomodation at the Easey St Studios.

    Gallery

    Easey St Artist Studios does have a Contemporary Gallery which is run by LON Gallery. Enquiries should be made to LON on Instagram. 

    For studio enquiries please contact Lesley Walsh.

    Pricing Terms

    1) Rent is paid by 1st each month and is in advance.

    2) Invoices are forwarded to tenants via email to be paid via internet banking.

    3) At the commencement of the tenancy a licence agreement is signed by each party.

    4) There is no bond in lieu of minimal period of rental

    5) A Key Deposit is payable with the 1st months rent (and returned on the tenant vacating their studio which is to be made good.

    6) Small studios are for 1 tenant only (up to 12 squared meters) Thereafter larger studios can have a maximum of 2 tenants only..

    Special Requirements

    1) The Buildings are locked at all times for security reasons. Access is provided through a key deposit and a register is kept of all keys.

    2) Exhibitions etc. are to be staffed by the artist at all times. Artists are responsible for hanging and taking down their exhibitions and making the walls good.

    3) Public liability and building insurances is provided to the common areas of the warehouse.

    4) Artists should consider their own insurances for their studio space.

    5) There is no residential accomodation provided at Easey St.

    6) The studio are available only for medium or long term - initial 8 months lease then monthly thereafter. Artists who require the studio for the short term need to discuss there needs before accepting a studio.

    7) The studios are not suitable for the performing arts.

    Lease Conditions

    1) Rent is one month in advance

    2) A $50 key deposit is also applicable for all artists entering the studios

    3) Invoicing is standard - invoices are forwarded to artists and craft practitioners via email on the 23 of each month with rent being payable on the last day of the month (via internet banking). No cheques are accepted.

    4) Unlimited WiFi is provided and is included in the monthly rent

    5) All general bills are also included within the monthly rent.

    6) Art or craft practices reliant on heave use of power e.g. kilns or long length (2 hours or more) photographic sessions will be charged an extra sum for power.

    7) There is a CPI increase yearly applied in April of each year

    8) There is a lease agreement to sign. Leases are initially for 6 months then monthly thereafter

    9) Some larger studios can accommodate up to 2 people only and will be advertised as such

    10) The majority of studios are lockable studios

    11) All studios are walled, have fluorescent lighting and power points.

    12) Loud music is not acceptable and studio artists should use ear phones when using listening to music or when audio art works are in progress

    13) There may be Photographs on this site which generally show a selection of studios and may not represent the actual studio offered for lease. If so available studio photos will be identified as such.

    14) Prospective artists do need to view studios prior to accepting a lease.

    15) From time to time the buildings owner will undertake a rent review for the whole building which would mean an increase in rent outside of yearly CPI increase. Presently this is every 3 years.

    16) There is no residential accommodation offered at the studios

    Parking Notes

    A driveway belonging to Easey St Artist Studios and Gallery is located next to the building. There is space for 1-2 small cars. The parking is on a first in first served basis - there is a processes in place for the moving of the cars.

    This space is suitable for AnimationArchitectureArts and CraftCeramicsDioramasDrawingExhibitionsFashionGraphic DesignIndustrial DesignInstallationJewelleryPaintingPhotographyPrintmakingProject SpaceSculptureTextilesWoodworkWorkshopsWriting

    Dimensions

    • Floor Dimensions Varied

    Accessibilty

    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Drop-off point

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wide hallways / entrance

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