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Renting space at UNITY STUDIOS

Renting space:

Unity Studios – Pilot studios – currently 9 studio spaces.

Selection Criteria for studio space:

  • Eligibility: Each applicant must be a Fine Artist, Craftsperson, or Designer-Maker from any type/genre/style of creative research/practice.
  • Art/Craft Research/Practice: Applicants must demonstrate in their own practice:
    • Skill and/or innovation,
    • Ambition, aspiration to excellence and to national/international standards,,
  • Potential for Career Development: Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to developing their creative careers. To demonstrate this, applicants must
    • present a CV detailing education (especially in Art & Design), exhibitions, past artistic experience, and sales of work.
    • present evidence of previous attempts to market themselves and sell work, or (for recent graduates) simple forms of self-promotion.
  • Need: Applicants must clearly express why they need a studio space @ Unity Studios, and clearly explain how having a such a space will:
    • enable them to develop professionally, in ways that are currently unavailable to them,
    • offer new creative potential to their working practices.
  • Note: There is no waiting list, applications are judged on merit.

Please contact Unity Arts Trust CIC to enquire about availability.

UAT has supported the work of 10-11 artists at any one time by providing them with affordable studio space, it has set up and run a mentoring programme, community classes and workshops, professional development sessions for the artists, it has had five Open Studio events (open to the public for 9 days in both 2010 and 2011, and 5 in May 2012), and organised two exhibitions of work by studio artists at the Oxmarket Centre of Arts in Chichester, in 2010 and 2012.

UNITY STUDIOS - Units 15/16 St James Industrial Estate, Westhampnett Rd, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 7JU (on the right heading east from the city centre towards Sainsburys)
Note: Visits by appointment only

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