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Co-Op Studios

Art-making equipment and communal studio space for developing and professional artists!

The Union’s Co-Op Studios provide access to art-making equipment and communal studio space for developing and professional artists (ages 18+). Funds raised through Co-Op Pass sales are put right back into the Studios, helping us maintain equipment and purchase supplies.

Email Co-Op Studios Manager, Sarah Jones, at co-op@u-ca.org with any questions or to be added to the Co-Op newsletter.

Want to know more? CLICK HERE to visit the Co-Op FAQ page.

Gain Access to 5 Art-Making Studios

Starting January 2022, the Co-Op Studios moved to a monthly pass model. A Co-Op Pass offers artists access to all 5 studios during building hours. Passes are available at varying rates, beginning at $15/month.

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  • CO-OP STUDIOS // BY APPOINTMENT

    While COVID-19 continues to spread in our community, the Co-Op Studios are operating on an APPOINTMENT ONLY schedule. Follow the link to learn more about cleaning, distancing, and other COVID safety policies in the Co-Op Studios.

Co-Op Supplies

Co-Op Pass holders can purchase clay, ink, screen-print screens, and other supplies for use in the studios.

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Thursday Night Workshops

While the risk of COVID-19 community spread remains high, Co-Op workshops are temporarily on pause. We look forward to resuming these in-person creative workshops as soon as it is safe to do so.

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Co-Op Programs

Co-Op Studio Hours

Wednesday: 1-8 pm
Thursday: 1-8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am-5 pm

Co-Op Studio Tech Hours

Wednesday: Ceramics 12-8 pm, Print 12-8 pm
Thursday: Ceramics 12-8 pm, Print 12-8 pm
Friday: No Technicians on Duty
Saturday: No Technicians on Duty

Visual arts programming at The Union for Contemporary Art (including our Fellowship, Exhibition, and Co-Op Studios programs) is generously supported by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the VIA | Wagner Incubator Grant Fund.

To learn more about the Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and their work in advancing the visual arts, visit: warholfoundation.org.

To learn more about the VIA | Wagner Incubator Grant Fund visit viaartfund.org and wfound.org.

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