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Steel Yard Residencies

Friday, January 13th, 2017
Are you looking for the perfect space to expand your artistic practice and join a vibrant community of working artists and fabricators? Consider applying for the Steel Yard’s Residency or Micro-Residency Programs.
The Steel Yard hosts Residency opportunities in Ceramics, Light Metals, and Metals (Foundry, Blacksmithing, and Welding). All residencies include shared studios and tools along with personal storage space. 

“The organization’s development has been impressive, the staff is fun, talented, and innovative, and the studio is loaded with cool history and atmosphere. My former studio suffered damages last February. The Steel Yard provided a wonderful opportunity to get back to making work!” 

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Steel Yard Residencies Residency
The Steel Yard’s Residency Program is designed to assist emerging to mid-level artists and makers in growing and strengthening their practice in a supportive, cooperative environment through access to the Steel Yard’s studios and facilities. Participating artists have the opportunity to work together, to take part in community events and sales and to be creative leaders in a vibrant community shop. Most of all, residents get an all access pass to our studios in pursuit of their own work.
2017 Residency Period
April 1st, 2017 – December 1st, 2017.
To Apply
First, read and review the 2017 Residency Handbook for guidelines & expectations. To apply, please submit:
  • A completed 2017 Residency Application including contact information for two references who can speak to your creative practice or artistic background.
  • A current resume
  • A narrative description of your work or process and how you’ll use your time in our studios to further your practice. Tell us why you would be a good addition to the Steel Yard Residency community. (one-page max)
  • 10 – 15 digital images of current work. Standard format JPG at 1920×1920 pixels @ 72dpi
  • Fellowship or Workshare statement, if applicable
How to Submit
Completed applications (application cover sheet, references, resume, narrative, imaged and statement) can be submitted by:
  • Submit digitally at residency@thesteelyard.org
  • Or by mail to The Steel Yard, ATTN: Residencies 27 Sims Ave, Providence RI 02909
Application Deadline
To be included in the cohort beginning April 1st, the deadline for application is 5 pm on Friday, February 24th, 2017. Applicants will be notified no later than Monday, March 6th, 2017. Mid-season applicants will be considered if space is available; with RSVP’s made within 30 days from the receipt of application.
“I definitely leaned new techniques like making spouts, trimming on chuck, applying decals, etc which helped me to create new products like pitchers and vases.  It’s always easier for me to learn through watching someone else.”
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Micro-ResidencyMicroResidency
The Steel Yard’s Micro Residency is a great way for makers to get unfettered access to our studios for a finite amount of time. Micro Residencies are ideal for individuals looking to use the Yard’s facilities to complete a prototype, create a sculpture, work on a commission piece, or build their portfolio. This residency has a minimum contract period of one month, with a maximum commitment of three months.
2017 Micro-Residencies Period
Participants in the Micro Residency program can apply for up to three months of studio access. The 2017 Residency Programs run from April 1st, 2017 – December 1st, 2017.
To Apply
First, read and review the 2017 Residency Handbook for guidelines & expectations. To apply, please submit:
  • A  completed  2017 MicroResidency Application including contact information for two references who can speak to your creative practice or artistic background.
  • A current resume
  • A narrative description of your work or process and how you’ll use your time in our studios to further your practice. Tell us why you would be a good addition to the Steel Yard Residency community. (one-page max)
  • 5-10 digital images of current work. Standard format JPG at 1920×1920 pixels @ 72dpi
How to Submit
Completed applications (application cover sheet, references, resume, narrative, imaged and statement) can be submitted by:
  • Submit digitally at residency@thesteelyard.org
  • Or by mail to The Steel Yard, ATTN: Residencies, 27 Sims Ave, Providence RI 02909.
Application Deadline
To be included in the cohort beginning April 1st, the deadline for application is 5 pm on Friday, February 24th, 2017. Applicants will be notified no later than Monday, March 6th, 2017. Mid-season applicants will be considered if space is available; with RSVP’s made within 30 days from the receipt of the applications.
“I wanted studio space after I graduated from college, in a fairly low-key environment. I was also looking for a place I could be a part of a community.”
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FellowshipsFellowship
The Steel Yard’s Fellowship positions are designed to support the creative practice of emerging mid-career artists by providing full studio access in exchange for a leadership position in the Residency Program. Fellows are cultural touchstones and work closely with other residents, Steel Yard staff, and community members. 

Fellowship recipients should expect to work an average of 10 hours a week; occasionally more or less. Monthly hours not to exceed 45. Fellows will receive a monthly stipend of $200, waived residency fees, unrestricted access to the studio and equipment in the department which they work, and standard personal storage.
To apply please include a statement addressing your qualifications and what you would add to the Steel yard community in a leadership position.
Work ShareWorkshare
In order to make Residency more financially accessible, the Steel Yard offers Work Share opportunities. Recipients of workshare residencies commit
10 hours of dedicated work time to the Steel Yard on a monthly basis in exchange for a 50% discount on residency dues. One workshare position is available in each of the residency departments and will be awarded based on merit and need.
To apply please include a statement addressing your financial need and how a workshare would further your artistic practice.
“I like the ceramics community at the SY, the 24/7 access, workshare opportunity, and affordability.”
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Studio spaces available at the Shady Lea Mill, N. Kingston, RI (November)

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

There will be 3 studios available for rent in November, just in time for the popular Open Studios Week-end, Dec 3rd and 4th.


Studios 104 (550 sq ft), 106 (656 sq ft) and 107 (722 sq ft) or any combination of first two, second two or all three, will be available.

Great spaces for Artist, Artisan or light industry.  These are all first floor spaces and Verizon Fios for HIGH SPEED INTERNET is available in all three. Check out the website www.themillatshadylea.com and Facebook page, The Mill At Shady Lea, to learn more. Contact them at 401-290-7548 for more information.  Viewings of the spaces can be arranged.



 

 

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Studio space Available for Rent in Pawtucket, RI

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

For Rent:
Studio space at 80 Fountain Street in Pawtucket, RI. This is a large brick mill that has been rehabilitated into space for artists of all types. We have sculptors, glass artists, metal artists, painters, digital artists, multi-media artists, 3D Printers, Micro Welders, Jewelry Designers, Photographers, Architects, and more. We have established artists, RISD students, and Professors.
The building is very secure with key fob entry, camera surveillance, and an ability to buzz in your guests with your cell phone. Bathrooms are new and clean and the building is cleaned on an ongoing daily basis.
The rent includes all utilities (heat and electric).

Unit 301
515 square feet with two windows. Lots of light. $475 per month (utilities included).
For more information, or to arrange a visit, please call Jim at 401-465-4031 or send an email to 80fountainstreet@gmail.com

Unit 210
578 square feet with two windows. Lots of light. $500 per month (utilities included).
This unit has a separate room within the unit for use as an office, storage, or just a private space. People love this feature.
For more information, or to arrange a visit, please call Jim at 401-465-4031 or send an email to 80fountainstreet@gmail.com

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VACANCIES: LIVE AT AS220!

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

AS220 currently has two affordable live studios available on March 1, 2016. Applicants must submit a portfolio of their work and the application to AS220. Electronic support materials are encouraged. Applications are due by Thursday, January 28 at 5pm. Get all the information on our website!

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 309 at 115 Empire Street is 324 square feet and the rent is $414 per month plus a $10 per month kitty contribution for cleaning supplies and various other communal expenses on the floor. The tenant is not responsible for any utilities. The units are subsidized and must be your primary residence. Aside from paying your rent on time each month each artist/tenant is responsible for 5 hours per month in community service to AS220.

 

 

 

 
Unit 305 at the Dreyfus is 516 square feet and the rent is $606 per month, plus electric.  No pets, parking not included. The units are subsidized and must be your primary residence. Aside from paying your rent on time each month each artist/tenant is responsible for 5 hours per month in community service to AS220.

 

 

 

Send applications to:

AS220
attn: Susan Clausen
95 Mathewson Street #204 
Providence RI 02903

or via email to susan.clausen@as220.org

Applications are available online!

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Music Studio Share

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Medium-sized (11×13) music studio for rent right off Broadway in the West End. Perfect for teaching, songwriting, or recording/production. The studio is available a few days a week and rent is negotiable depending on usage needed. Storage, kitchen, living room, bathroom and yard available for use. Bring your own equipment or use mine. Perfect for someone who doesn’t have the space at home to work or would prefer a space outside their home.  Contact saraazrielmusic@gmail.com for more information.

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Quiet Commercial Space on West Side for Rent

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

1055 Westminster Street 2nd Floor. West of  95, East of  Rte. 10, and on major bus line.

Space consists of 1400′ sq of office space which includes 2 private offices (178′ and 109′ each), a bathroom, and a small waiting or reception area (50′sq.)

Sorry, no elevator. Heat included, tenant pays own electricity and phone/internet. Includes 2 parking spots with additional street parking in front of building. Separate entrance from business operating on first floor. First floor occupied by community acupuncture clinic.

​Contact: Cris Monteiro for more information or to view available space.

401-272-2288

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Studio rental in Elmwood area of Providence

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Studio Space available for rent on the elmwood available soon, flexible dates. Good for visual art, music, office, etc. Flexible in it’s size with temporary walls – anyone interested could help determine placement. Concrete floors–about 16 ft. ceilings–natural light, internet. Kitchen in the unit, to be shared with two live-in people.

Contact Sam at 718-702-9341

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Ceramics studio sublet on a long-term basis in Fall River

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Michael Roseberry here – Looking to sublet my studio on a long-term basis in Fall River starting early summer.
Studio is approximately 3000 sq. ft. in mill building in Fall River. Easy access from Providence – about 20 minutes from East Side. Studio equipment
includes: 60 ton Ram press (die cases available), 6 kilns, slab roller, casting and work tables, table saw, shelving among other smaller equipment. Just
let me know if you’d like more info.

 

Thanks,

Michael

c. 401-651-1756

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Commercial space availabe in providence

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Studioa available at Shady Lea

Monday, December 29th, 2014

FOR RENT
Studio 208 & 200

Come join us at the historic Shady Lea Mill.  We will have two second floor studios available in January.  One is a 1376 Sq ft end studio with high ceiling and 13 brand new insulated tall windows on three walls. 
Outstanding light ( north,west,south exposure)  over looking the Shady Lea Pond with all it’s creatures great and small.   Great space for Artist, Artisan or light industry.  Perfect space to share!  Cox and Verizon Fios are both available in this studio. The second one is a 388 sq ft. space with high ceilings, brick wall, beautifully refinished old hardwood floors, tight,new replacement windows and Verizon Fios for HIGH SPEED INTERNET. 
 For those of you who haven’t heard, a studio Shady Lea offers access to 2 shops to sell your art in the area. Village Faire in downtown Wickford behind Beach Rose and the gift shop at the new Biomes on Post Road which is always looking for some special nautical, marine themed art.
 Check out our website www.themillatshadylea.com and our Facebook page, The Mill At Shady Lea,   to learn more about us and our incredibly gifted and talented tenants.  Contact us for more information and to check out the spaces.  I would be happy to show you around and share this magical place.

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Two Studios available at Shady Lea Mill

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Come join us at the historic Shady Lea Mill.   Soon we will have a first floor studio available for an artist or artisan. This very small space is 198  sqft. The  rent is only $250 which includes electricity. Verizon Fios for HIGH SPEED INTERNET is available here as it is throughout the Mill. Something new at the Shady Lea, a studio here offers access to 2 shops in the area to sell your art……The Village Faire in downtown Wickford on the boardwalk behind The Beach Rose Cafe and the gift shop at the new Biomes Marine Biology Center on Post Road is always looking for some special nautical, marine themed art.  Check out our website www.themillatshadylea.com and our Facebook page (The Mill at Shady Lea) to learn more about us and our incredibly gifted and talented tenants. I would be happy to show you around and share this magical place.

Lynn Krim
Shady Lea Mill

A Colony of Artists & Artisans
215 Shady Lea Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Cell: 401-290-7548

Fax: 401-884-4947
www.themillatshadylea.com
Facebook Page
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/pages/North-Kingstown-RI/The-Mill-at-Shady-Lea/163977200816?ref=ts

Reisert Realty Corp.

25 Fifth Avenue

East Greenwich, RI  02818

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1,088 square feet apt for rent at AS220 Mercantile

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

(ALTERNATIVE) SPACE FOR RENT IN THE MERC

 AS220 has a vacancy on the second floor of our Mercantile Block building at 131 Washington Street in downtown Providence. Unit 206 is available for rent as an artist work studio or commercial / small business space. Rent is $1,400 per month for 1,088 square feet with secure 24-hour access. Tenant is responsible for electric, phone and IT needs. Elevator access, public restroom and slop sink all available on your floor.  

MORE INFO HERE!

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Communal third floor rental available at AS220, 115 Empire St

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

LIVE AT AS220: VACANCY AT EMPIRE 3rd FLOOR

AS220 has one affordable live studio, available immediately, on the communal third floor at 115 Empire Street in Providence!

The current vacancy is 324 sq ft, rent is $414/month with a $10/month kitty contribution for cleaning supplies and other communal expenses. No utility costs.

Click here to read all the details online.

Applicants must submit a portfolio of their work with the application, due by November 16th at midnight, hand delivered or mailed to:

AS220
attn: Susan Clausen
95 Mathewson Street #204
Providence, RI 02903

or via email to susan@as220.org

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Studio Space Available at Shady Lea Mill

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Come join us at the historic Shady Lea Mill . In October we will have a second floor studio available. This 391 sqft. space has a wonderful high ceiling, painted old pine floor and insulated Harvey windows with northern exposure. Verizon Fios for HIGH SPEED INTERNET is already connected. It is not only suitable for artists or artisans but would also work well as office space for a small business. Something new, a studio at the Shady Lea offers access to 2 shops in the area to sell your art……The Village Faire in downtown Wickford on the boardwalk behind Beach Rose and the gift shop at the new Biomes on Post Road who is always looking for some special nautical, marine themed art. Check out our website www.themillatshadylea.com and our Facebook Page (The Mill at Shady Lea) to learn more about us and our incredibly gifted and talented tenants. I would be happy to show you around and share this magical place!

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Studio available at Shady Lea Mill in North Kingstown

Friday, September 5th, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have a first floor studio available for rent.   This 1183  sqft  space has the most beautiful, (1820 original)  refinished floor. All 12 of the window are new Harveys and overlook the Shady Lea Pond.  This particular studio has Three-phase electric power and Verizon Fios for HIGH SPEED INTERNET is available. 

 It is ideal for office space as well as small business, artists and artisans.

A studio at the Shady Lea also gives you access to 2 shops in the area.  The Village Faire on the boardwalk in downtown Wickford and the gift shop at the new Biomes for any nautical/marine themed art.  Check out our website www.themillathadylea.com and our Facebook Page (The Mill at Shady Lea) to learn more about us and our incredibly gifted and talented tenants.   I would be happy to show you around and share this magical place.  For more information, contact Lynn at 401-290-7548.

www.themillatshadylea.com

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Studio Space Available at Shady Lea Mill in North Kingstown

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Come join us at the historic Shady Lea Mill. We will have a first floor 991 sq ft studio available on September.  All new construction and well insulated,  the high ceilings with 3 skylights makes the light in this space truly amazing!  It can be used for office space as well as small business, artists or artisans.   Verizon Fios for HIGH SPEED INTERNET is already connected.  Rent is $775.

Something new,  a studio at Shady Lea offers access to 2 shops to sell your art in the area. Village Faire in downtown Wickford behind Beach Rose and the gift shop at the new Biomes on Post Road who is looking for some special nautical, marine themed art.

Check out our website www.themillatshadylea.com and our Facebook Page (The Mill at Shady Lea) to learn more about us and our incredibly gifted and talented tenants. I would be happy to show you around and share this magical place.

Contact Lynn at 401-290-7548

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Studio Available at Shady Lea Mill

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Come join us at the historic Shady Lea Mill. In August we have a first floor studio available. This is a bright new space, 429 sqft., well insulated with high ceilings, great lighting, new Harvey windows and Verizon Fios for HIGH SPEED INTERNET. Perfect space for office, small business, artist or artisan. Rent is only $475.

Something new,  a studio at Shady Lea offers access to 2 shops to sell your art in the area. Village Faire in downtown Wickford behind Beach Rose and the gift shop at the new Biomes on Post Road who is looking for some special nautical, marine themed art.

Check out our website www.themillatshadylea.com and our Facebook page (The Mill at Shady Lea) to learn more about us and our incredibly gifted and talented tenants.  We would be happy to show you around and share this magical place.

For more information, contact Lynn at 401-290-7548.  www.themillatshadylea.com

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Studio space for rent in Warren, RI

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Warren RI. Large space available in an industrial building 2nd floor. Beautiful location right on the Warren River. 10 foot high ceilings, windows (north light). Two other artists and one part time (6 mos) artist share the studio. The available space for rent is 800 square feet. Available May 1st.  No “fire” allowed in the studio so no torches, kilns etc. Very reasonable rent with utilities included. Contact Mark Wholey 401 241 5947 or Diana Cole 617-835-5716

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Studio available at Shady Lea Mill

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Come join us at the historic Shady Lea Mill. April 1st we will have a second
floor studio available. This 391 sq ft. space has wonderful high ceilings,
painted old hardwood floors and insulated Harvey windows with northern exposure.
Verizon Fios for HIGH SPEED INTERNET is already connected. It is not only
suitable for artists or artisans but would also work well as office space for a
small business. Rent is only $375.  Something new, a studio at the Shady Lea
offers access to 2 shops in the area to sell your art……The Village Faire in
downtown Wickford on the boardwalk behind Beach Rose and the gift shop at the
new Biomes on Post Road who is always looking for some special nautical, marine
themed art. Check out our website www.themillatshadylea.com and our Facebook
Page (The Mill at Shady Lea) to learn more about us and our incredibly gifted
and talented tenants. I would be happy to show you around and share this magical
place.

Contact Lynn
401-290-7548
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