Studio Artists:

Becoming a Studio Artist at The CU is a great way to get affordable micro-studio space and access to tools, programs, and workshops.

*All of our studios are currently occupied but we would love for you to apply for our juried waitlist. Once you apply, we will reach out with any questions or needs.

  • 24/7 artist access to:
    • Studio Workshops
    • A fabrication lab with tools and equipment including a Juki industrial sewing machine, basic photography lighting, a letterpress, workspace tables on casters, and more
    • A wet lab with a slop sink and oily waste bin
    • A woodshop with a scroll saw, table saw, and vertical band saw
    • Two tech labs including a PC station, a Mac station, vinyl cutter, plotter, 3D printer, and more
    • Day-use lockers
    • Shop safety training
    • Staff available from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Access to professional meeting and event spaces and a shared kitchen
    • Listed on CU website with link
    • Access to Programs, Workshops, Tours, and Demos
    Lease Rates
    Studio Artist benefits are only active during studio lease.
    • 3 month leases – $1.50 sq. ft.
    • 6 month leases – $1.25 sq. ft.
    • 9 month leases – $1.00 sq. ft.
    All studio artists must pay annual dues of $125 once accepted.
    Studio Sizes
    • 8′ x 8′ (64 sq. ft.) – 6 studios
    • 10′ x 12′ (120 sq. ft.) – 2 studios
    • 8′ x 16′ (128 sq. ft.) – 4 studios
    • 10′ x 20′ (200 sq. ft.) – 3 studios
    Apply for Waitlist

    Monthly Artists:

    Becoming a Monthly Artist Member at The CU is perfect for those who need access to tools and workshops and want to stay connected with other artists but do not need micro-studio space.
    • Access to facility including tools and workshops
    • Day-use lockers
    • Shop safety training
    • Access to programs, workshops, tours and demos
    Membership Rates
    The monthly membership is $80 a month. For $20 more per month, you’ll have access to artist workshops to help build your knowledge base with in-depth, hands-on training on CU tools and equipment. The Cedars Union hosts an average of three workshops on a wide range of topics every month.
    Apply Now
    Note: The maximum number of Studio Artists at any given time is 15. Maximum number of Monthly Artists at any given time is currently estimated at 30. Rates may vary.