Studios are available for Independent Residencies. Call the Art Colony for availability and orientation.
The Art Colony has a large and ever growing collection of art related books and other materials. They are available for public perusal and check out for Art Colony Members. In addition the cozy loft includes a reference computer and photography work station to document your artwork. The library is located in the loft of the Historic Building and is open during Art Colony hours.
Call ahead if you want to be assured that you will be able to enjoy our library.
The Art Colony Gallery Store features a variety of original fine art and cards. Works from Hazel Belvo, Marcia Cushmore, Joan Farnam, Nancy Seaton, and more! Clay, jewelry, painting, metal, glass, printmaking. The Gallery Store also hosts featured artists throughout the year.
Located on the 3rd level of the Studio Building, the CC Graham Studio Space is a public multi-purpose instruction and studio space.
The following studios are also available for rent:
The original main studio is a remarkably beautiful space that has provided inspiration for visual artists for decades. Superb north lighting, high ceilings, hardwood floors, and ample wall space make this historic studio a favorite of artists and instructors.
One of the only eco-friendly print studios in the Midwest, this inspiring space has incredible natural light and views of the harbor.
The studio contains one 40"x 72" Takach etching press and one Vandercook Number 4 proof press, UV Exposure Unit and light box, copper etching facility, paper soaking station, drying rack, cutter, venthood for aquatint, and an assorment of tools and brayers.
No mineral spirits are allowed in this studio and all cleaning is accomplished with common household products, mainly Windex and vegetable oil.
Located on the lower level of the Studio Building, the Clay Studio houses 6 electric Brent C wheels and one Lockerbie kick wheel. It has 2 Skut electric kilns able to fire to cone 10 and a wood-fire raku kiln. The studio also features a Peter Pugger pugmill, North Star Slab Roller, and Extruder.
There is a selection of tools for throwing and handbuilding in addition to a glazing station.
Located on the lower level of the Studio Building, the Glass Studio is set-up for warm and cold glass as well as mosaics. A well-ventilated space with great natural light, it contains a large Genesis 24" x 42" kiln, a medium Olympic 23" x 23" kiln and four smaller Caldera 7" x 7" kilns. The studio also features durable counter spaces as well as 2 grinders,1 Taurus 3 ringsaw and glass cutters.
This studio is also used for jewelry making, mosaics, and sculpture classes.