Art/Design Studio Buildings
50 Cove St., features Portland Fiber Gallery and Weaving Studio, Jennifer Nielsen hand-crafted jewelry, and Running With Scissors Gallery and Studios. 50 Cove St., Portland, (207) 772-3822
A Gathering of Stitches is a studio collective for fiber and textile artists and craftspeople. Studio renters have access to specialized equipment like sergers, a longarm quilter, dyeing and screen printing facilities, in addition to a rich community of fellow stitchers. Studios range in size from 170sf to 462sf and are priced from $283 to $770. Teaching opportunities are available.
Mayo Street Arts at 10 Mayo Street offers affordable artist studios, dance and theater space, and exhibition space, housed in an historic church. Contact Blainor McGough, (207) 615-3609, for more information.
Phoenix Studio on Forest Ave. has classes in stained glass, glass fusing, mosaics, studio drawing, and painting for beginners and seasoned craftsmen alike. The studio carries a wide selection of supplies and glass and offers discounts on their retail items when you're taking a class.
The Artist Studio Building at 536 Congress Street has workspaces on three floors above SPACE Gallery and down the block from the Maine College of Art. Contact Christopher Campbell, (207) 874-0455, for more information.
The Congress Building at 142 High Street, is the home to the State Theatre, ground floor retail spaces and five floors of offices for small businesses and artist’s studios. Go to suite 320 at 142 High Street or call (207) 772-1540 for more information.