STUDIO RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES AT TAC
The Textile Arts Center recently expanded into a new beautiful studio space, located right next to our main studio. This space is home to our AIR studios 9 months of the year, our 6 week summer camp, and occasional textile events. As we grow into our new addition, we are looking to provide studios for visual artists/designers. See below for information on studio rentals through our new TAC Studio Membership Program.
STUDIO MEMBERSHIP + RENTALS
Perfect for designers and textile artists who need greater access to specialized textile equipment, TAC Studio Membership includes individual studio space in addition to access to TAC’s Brooklyn facilities and community. Rentals are currently available for short term month-to-month rentals and 1-2 year leases. Ideal candidates are community minded, supportive, and collaborative in spirit.
Available immediately. Studio shares are welcome.**
STUDIO MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:
• Access to a 70-80 sq ft Semi-Private studio space at TAC Brooklyn
• TAC Open Studio Pass (Valued at $200 monthly), which includes access to TAC Studio’s facilities + equipment
• Utilities + Wifi
• 24-7 access to studio
• Shared kitchen + lounge
• 10% off TAC classes
• 10% off loom rentals
• Discounts at local business partners
• Opportunities to participate in TAC community events including Monthly AIR Open Studios, Gowanus Open Studios (Oct) + New York Textile Month (Sept.)
• 1-2 Year Lease: $700-750 mo.
• Monthly Lease: $800 mo.
**Studio shares are an additional $200 mo. per person
OPEN STUDIO FACILITIES + EQUIPMENT INCLUDE:
Printing: Dark room with large vacuum exposure unit (30x40),10yd yardage printing table with rails, 4 Color Printing Carousel, screen-print press and heat press, wash out booth and power washer, screens, emulsion, water-based inks for textile printing, upright steamer, stovetop steamer and drying rack.
Dye: Induction burners, dye pots, fiber reactive dyes, dye chemicals and mordants for both natural and synthetic dyes.
Sewing: 7 home sewing machines (4 Singer Heavy Duty and 3 Singer Confidence Stylists), 1 Singer home overlock machine, cutting and sewing tables, sewing thread, general-use and scrap fabric, irons, pressing hams, pattern-making tools and rulers.
Machine Knitting: 6 Brother standard gauge knitting machines (KH-860) and one bulky machine, combs, weights, hooks, and yarn. Ribbers also are available upon request.
Other: Spinning wheel (Louet S15), drop spindles, yarn in a variety of gauges, sizes, materials, and colors.
Weaving (rental only): Schacht Wolf Pup looms -- 4 harnesses, 18" weaving width
Schacht Baby Wolf looms -- 4 and 8 harnesses, 26" weaving width
Macomber looms -- 16 harnesses, 30" and 40" weaving widths
AVL Dobby loom -- 24 harnesses, 60" weaving width
More information on Open Studio + Loom Rentals HERE
If you’re interested in renting studio space at TAC, fill out this FORM.
*All studio rentals at Textile Arts Center are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.