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Community Studio - Artist Call Out, Cubitt Education

  • London
  • combined arts, interdisciplinary arts, photography, visual arts
  • Lydia Ashman


Cubitt Education is seeking four artists to take residence from July 2018 in a new set of community studios at Arts and Media School Islington (AMSI), London, a secondary school with excellent links across the local community.

Artists will pay a reduced licence fee in exchange for voluntarily contributing two hours of their time per month to creative projects which benefit and involve the school community

The Studios

Studio 1 –183 square foot 

Studio 2 –172 square foot 

Studio 4 – 215 square foot

Studio 3 – 226 square foot

License fees have been calculated according to studio footprint and wall space. 

  • Rent is £150 pcm
  • Utility bills are included in the license fees
  • License fee includes the use of a shared kitchen area, small outdoor area and an annexed space suitable for meetings / projects. These areas will be shared with the other artists
  • There is Wi-Fi on site
  • There is access to some lockable storage
  • As this is a school setting, we cannot offer 24-hour access to the studios. Studios can be accessed 8am and 8.45pm, Monday to Friday and between 9.30am and 8.45pm on Saturday and 9.30am and 4.45pm on Sunday. There will be one week over the Christmas period where the studios are not accessible, during which artists will not pay their license fees 

We are searching for artists who:

  • have an inspiring and engaging practice and diverse range of practical skills which could be applied to a wide variety of workshops or projects
  • are experienced in arts education 
  • are interested in working within a formal education setting, with the benefits and challenges that entails
  • have or are willing to obtain an Enhanced DBS certificate issued within the last 3 years. AMSI will cover the cost of this process
  • are able to take occupancy during July 2018

If you meet the above criteria, contact Lydia Ashman, Programme Manager Schools & Young People, for more information 

Deadline for applications Wednesday 4th July 

Interviews are at AMSI on Wednesday 11th July 

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