Boyd Studio 1

  • Floor space
  • Capacity
    1 person
  • Ceiling height
    High (3m - 4m)

Space overview

The use of Boyd Studio-1 is offered as residencies through the City of Melbourne Annual Arts Grants.

Residency applications for the 2023 program open 2 May and close 5pm, 15 June 2022. View the grant guidelines

Boyd Studio-1 residencies support artists in all artforms and practices that don’t require heavy machinery, extractor fans, open flames or generate loud noise.  

• Studio-1 specifications: a fifty seven square metre studio with large windows, good natural light, wooden floors, high ceilings, sink and wireless internet connection. Not suitable for suspension (due to the heritage nature of the building).  

• Artist fee payment per residency: $10,000 (plus studio space at no cost, valued at $4,600 per residency).  

• Residencies available: two, each of six months duration.  

• Access: Successful applicants will have 24/7 access to the studio and Boyd building facilities and are required to use the studio at least three days a week during business hours.


Boyd is the City of Melbourne’s first integrated community service space, housing the Southbank Library, a cafe, family services, meeting rooms and artist studios.

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Long-term/ongoing lease

Features and facilities

General features

  • Lockable space
  • 24/7 access

Boyd Studio 1


Long-term/ongoing lease


City Road
Southbank, 3006

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Location, location


City Road,
Southbank, 3006

Getting here

Transport options

  • Bus
  • Tram