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We are a versatile 6000 sq ft Fine Arts Center located in Kelowna, BC. Our mission is to develop the art community by engaging and empowering artists with hands-on initiatives that create self-sufficiency. We utilize a mentor-apprentice model that prepares artists, emerging or professional to develop their art and design skills as a pathway to entrepreneurship and self-sufficiency. We offer visual art/design-based workshop programs, consulting services, professional art supplies, custom framing and affordable studio work space to help fine artists become successful in the art world.

The mission of Ellis Art Studios is to provide quality affordable studio space and programs to emerging and established artists who have demonstrated a commitment to the Okanagan Region.

Fine Art Studios are between $350-550/month + GST which can be used for painting, photography or as an artist’s business office. In addition to studio space, members have access to a large shared open workspace, free parking, a 1400 sq ft workshop space, air conditioning and free internet Wi-Fi. Utilities, garbage removal, operating expenses and general maintenance of the building are subsidized in part by workshop rentals.

Studios are available to artists, 19 years of age or older, who demonstrate professional experience and commitment in their genre. We welcome artists from all disciplines, arts-related start-up businesses, and arts entrepreneurs who have a connection to the Okanagan region and are committed to improving their art practice.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Exhibition, Studio Art, Meeting, Reading, Video/Film Shoot, Photo Shoot, Class, Special Event
Disciplines Visual Art
Restrictions On Use -

Availability

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How To Book

Anyone is welcome to rent and enjoy the use of our 1400sq ft classroom for art related activities. It is perfect for large projects, teaching classes, lectures, seminars and art parties. We provide the serious artist and passionate beginner an opportunity to study with accomplished artists through an “Atelier” environment. Students acquire the skills necessary to inject their work with sound craftsmanship, convincing technique and visual authority.

Hours Of Operation Our studio is open 24hrs / 7 days a week for resident artists. Workshop room bookings are by availability so please contact us prior to your booking.
Rental Policy Regular Rate - $20 per hr or daily rate of $150 per day. Resident Rate - $18 per hr or daily rate of $125 per day. Non-Profit Rate - $17 per hr or daily rate of $120 per day. * There is no tax on workshop rentals. Included in the rental are 4 - 8ft tables and 3 - 6ft tables, a Thompson Studio Easel for your use, 30 chairs, a life drawing stage, full spectrum lighting and large flat screen TV. 1 hour of set up and tear down, as well as tea and coffee is provided at no additional cost. Free street parking is also available for you and your students. Reservations and Bookings: To confirm date availability, book the classroom or to arrange a site visit, please contact: Brazen Edwards - Art Director Phone: 250.300.4668 Email: director@ellisartstudios.ca
Cancellation Policy Please allow at least 7 business days prior to cancellation for your booking. Last minute bookings are non-refundable.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit
Rental Personnel Rates include some or all personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card, Payment plan
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities Alcohol permitted, Solvents/chemicals

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 1400.0 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Industrial sink, Privacy
Technology Internet access, WiFi
Flooring Wood
Stage Configuration -
Stage Dimensions -
Seating capacity 50
Seating Flexible seating

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent, Natural lighting/windows, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Tables, Ladder
Amenities Kitchen/pantry, Secure storage, Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories -
Audio Equipment MP3/auxiliary input, iPod stereo
Video/Film Equipment DVD player, TV/monitor
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment Printing, Photography, Framing, Art easels.

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Free garage/lot parking
Accessibility -
Audience Services Restrooms
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $20 $150 $750 $2,250
Studio Art $20 $15 $150 $350
Meeting $20 $150 $750 $2,250
Reading $20 $150 $750 $2,250
Video/Film Shoot $20 $150 $750 $2,250
Photo Shoot $20 $150 $750 $2,250
Class $20 $150 $750 $2,250
Special Event $20 $150 $750 $2,250

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $17 $120 $600 $1,800
Studio Art $17 $10 $100 $350
Meeting $17 $120 $600 $1,800
Reading $17 $120 $600 $1,800
Video/Film Shoot $17 $120 $600 $1,800
Photo Shoot $17 $120 $600 $1,800
Class $17 $120 $600 $1,800
Special Event $17 $120 $600 $1,800

Membership Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $18 $125 $625 $1,875
Studio Art $18 $12 $125 $350
Meeting $18 $125 $625 $1,875
Reading $18 $125 $625 $1,875
Video/Film Shoot $18 $125 $625 $1,875
Photo Shoot $18 $125 $625 $1,875
Class $18 $125 $625 $1,875
Special Event $18 $125 $625 $1,875

This space was last updated on Thursday, September 08, 2016 at 11:18AM