PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America:
Where to Discover Creative Communities, Fresh Air, and
Affordable Housing

Author: John Villani
An annotated list of communities that are particularly artist-friendly.
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication Date: Revised 2012 
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The Art Studio-Loft Manual. For Ambitious Artists and Creators
Author: Eric Rudd
Provides practical solutions to help creative people find, secure, renovate
and finance studio space.

Publisher: CIRE Corporation
Pubication Date: 2001
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Guide to Leasing Studio Space 
Author: Sue Greenberg and updated by Céline Bondard
Published online.
Publisher: St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Publication Date: Revised 2015
URL: http://vlaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Guide-to-Leasing-Studio-Space.pdf
Homebuyer Handbook: For Artists and Independent
Workers in Minnesota
Published online

Publisher: ArtHome and Springboard for the Arts.
URL: http://springboardforthearts.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Homebuyer-Handbook-2.pdf
The Social Life of Artistic Property
Editors: Pablo Helguera, Michael Mandiberg, William Powhida,
Amy Whitaker, and Caroline Woolard

A probe into the relationship between artists and property with
examples and cautionary tales of opportunities taken and
opportunities missed,
and an exploration of the relationships
(real and imagined) among real estate markets,

art markets, and the artists who work within and against them.
Available free as pdf and html online. Also available in print.

URL: http://thesociallifeofartisticproperty.com
Square Feet Chicago: An Artist’s Guide to Buying and
Renting Space

An online manual covering 27 pertinent topics.
Publisher: Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
Publication Date: Revised 2011
URL: www.artscapediy.org/Creative-Placemaking/Square-Feet.aspx 
WEBSITES
Title: “Are You an Artist Struggling to Pay for Your Studio?
New York City is Enlisting Nonprofits to Help You Out”

Penned by Brian Boucher. Artnet.com, February 15, 2018
URL: https://news.artnet.com/art-world/new-york-artists-studio-nonprofits-1225166

SpaceFinder Sponsored by Fractured Atlas. A program that helps artists find
the rental studio space in cities and states throughout the United States
and in Canada, including Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,
Utah, Washington, DC; Austin, TX; Baltimore, MD; the Bay Area of California;
Birmingham, AL; Chicago; and Los Angeles. Canada: Alberta,
British Columbia, Manitoba, Toronto, Waterloo Region York Region, and Hamilton. 

https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/spacefinder

Title: Studio Protector: The Artists Guide to Emergencies
Sponsored by Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF). An abundance of
information about disaster planning, relief, clean-up, salvage an rebounding,
along with safeguarding tips to help artists navigate emergencies and
become better prepared to deal with or avoid them altogether. 

www.studioprotector.org 
Title: TEDx. “When Artists Get Together They Talk about Real Estate.”
A lecture by artist Jane Richslovky about how her studio eviction by
Seattle’s Department of Transportation inspired her artwork and transforming
the stereotypical image of the “starving artist in the garret “ into
the artist as business person who shares in the wealth they create.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=81xF4ouHkRk
ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
ArtCondo
http://artcondo.com
A real estate initiative in New York City. Run by and for artists that
helps creative individuals purchase raw commercial workspace and
live/work space by gathering people together to form buying groups
to leverage their collective buying power and cultural capital to purchase
space collectively. Each building becomes a haven protecting artists and
producers from future displacement. 
ArtBuilt 
www.arthome.org
Provides affordable space opportunities, public arts programming and
asset-building resources for artists, artisans and neighborhoods in
New York City and beyond..

Artist Relocation Program
www.paducahmainstreet.org/artist-relocation-program.htm
Provides economic and business incentives to artists who want to relocate
to Paducah, Kentucky.

Artist Space Resources, Massachusetts Cultural Council
www.massculturalcouncil.org
Provides information on various programs relating to studio space and housing.Artscape
www.torontoartscape.on.ca
Clusters creative people together in real estate projects in Toronto that
serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple
public policy objectives, private development interests, community
and neighborhood aspirations and philanthropic missions.

Artspace
www.artspace.org
A non-profit organization that uses the tools of real estate development
to create affordable, appropriate places where artists can live and work
in 25 states. Headquartered in Minneapolis with offices in Los Angeles,
New Orleans, New York, Seattle and Washington D.C.

Artspace
www.artspaceutah.org
A nonprofit arts organization that creates affordable housing and
workspace for artists in Salt Lake City.

Artspace
www.artspaceusa.org
Assists artists in finding or developing affordable studio
and performance space in vacant and underutilized buildings.

Chashama Workspace Program
www.chashama.org
Provides subsidized studio space to artists in New York City.
Studios range in size from 200 square feet to over 400 square feet
and are rented to artists at up to 90% below market rates.

EFA Studio Program, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
www.studios-efanyc.org
Provides affordable studio space to artists in New York City.

Fort Point Arts Community, Inc.
www.fortpointarts.org
An advocacy organization that develops artist live/work
space in Boston.

Green Rooms
www.greenrooms.london/#/home
A new housing/studio space project for artists visiting and/or working in London.

Root Division
https://rootdivision.org/studios-program 
A nonprofit arts and arts education organization that provides subsidized
studio space to working artists in exchange for creating shared
learning opportunities for the community.

Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program
http://thestudioprogram.com
Provides free studio space in Brooklyn, New York to visual artists.
Artists living throughout the United States are eligible to apply.

SmART Space Studios
www.smartspacestudios.com
Offers inexpensive studio space and storage space available to artists
in New York City on a short-term basis with 24-hour access seven
days a week. Artists can reserve space online.