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Opportunity: Spokane Art School Artist Studio Application

Aritistic Discipline: Visual

Applications are currently being accepted for two studio spaces at the Spokane Art School. All active artists over the age of 25 are invited to apply.

The Spokane Art School is a non-profit arts institution established in 1968. Our mission is to teach Spokane to make and enjoy art.

The Spokane Art School (SAS) is committed to fostering diverse, equitable, and intentional inclusivity in all aspects of our work to fulfill our mission, “Teaching Spokane to make and enjoy art.” We start from the assumption that everyone belongs and that we all benefit most when we learn from and with each other. The school creates opportunities for each person to explore their own beliefs, values, and cultures so that, as a community, we can fully embrace the experience, ideas, perspectives, and traditions of all who come to learn and create here. We collaborate to make a space where persons from all identities, backgrounds, viewpoints, and experiences are embraced, validated, and supported.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the studios are leased. The cost per studio is $400 per month and leases will be for one year in duration. Renewal is possible with the approval of both parties, but the cost per month may increase annually.

Open to all visual artistic media, including, but not limited to:

  • Painting
  • Digital
  • Fiber
  • Ceramics
  • Mixed media
  • Jewelry
  • Glass
  • Printmaking
  • Photography
  • Sculpture


  • 24 hour/7 days a week access to your studio. (The only exception will be during figure/life drawing classes. During these classes, the building will be closed to everyone but the instructor, model and students. Figure/life drawing classes are posted to our website and studio artists will be informed beforehand regarding when those classes are scheduled to be held.)
  • Free public WiFi
  • Use of utility sink
  • Refrigerator and microwave
  • A space to show work during 1st Fridays and other Spokane Art School events

Please submit a copy of your driver’s license or state-issued identification so that we may conduct a background check. Artists are required to have a valid Spokane business license and may sell work from their studio. A signed statement of conduct will be required.

Applications will be juried.

Application Information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • City, State and Zip Code
  • Phone number:
  • Email address:
  • Please include three professional references, a minimum of 6 images and a bio/CVS/statement be emailed for review.

Please email to:

Expires: September 1, 2023