In case anyone knows an artist looking for a studio, here's the listing for two studios that just opened up at Swarm in Oakland...
About the Studios
Studio 6 and Studio 10 available October 1, 2007.
Studios available are 225 sq ft and 160 sq ft.
Contact Swarm for viewing, or visit during gallery hours
Swarm Studios provides an atmosphere of creativity, production, inspiration and opportunity for working artists in the Bay Area. High redwood ceilings and an industrial concrete floor characterize the beautiful studio space. There are 11 private studios and a large common space.
Swarm Studios is ideal for artists working in painting/drawing, small sculpture, jewelry, bookmaking, sewing, multi-media projects, digital and more. No large/loud sculpture fabrication.
24-hour secure access
Natural and artificial lighting (fluorescent and halogen 0-UV)
Common clean-up sinks and bathrooms
Canvas and personal storage
Parking on evenings and weekends
A mailing address / Virtual tenants OK
Month-to-month rental agreement
The building is safe and well lit, located in the commercial district of Jack London Square. Studios range in size from 80 – 225 square feet
Artists may apply for a private studio by downloading a rental application form and submitting it by email or snail-mail. Swarm will host events such as openings, classes, and workshops, which may preclude the use of the common space. Drop-in day and week rates available for common work space.