ASSESSMENT CRITERIA FOR A CREATIVE SPACES STUDIO LICENCE
THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA ONLY APPLIES TO SPACES MANAGED BY THE CITY OF MELBOURNE’S CREATIVE SPACES PROGRAMME. It is not the criteria used by other spaces listed on the website.
Creative Spaces managed facilities are generally suited to quiet and non-odorous forms of art. Licence applications for noisy or odorous forms of art such as practices that require kilns, open flames, power tools and aerosol cans may be considered ineligible.
Artists must be over the age of 18 years to qualify for a studio.
Assessment criteria are weighted as follows:
1. Art form 10%
Diversity of art form within the building
2. Professional capacity 20%
Formal training and education
Engagement with Melbourne’s art sector
Exhibited or published work
Received awards or grants or residencies
3. Commitment and capacity to use studio 30%
Regularity of use
Commitment to use at least 2-3 times per week
4. Commitment to Council’s vision 40%
Willingness to abide by the Rules of the Building and directions of Council
Willingness to participate in Creative Spaces initiatives