Artist Studio - ceramics Photo: F. Sacco

The facilities at Newington Armory artists’ precinct

Our shared studio spaces are designed especially for painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics and writing. Other art practices are also welcome.

Artist Studio - painting ladiesBuilding 24 is the main visual arts facility with plenty of natural light and 17 studios available to hire (5 painting, 6 sculpture, 2 printmaking and 4 ceramics). The venue is well-equipped with work benches, seating, studio lighting, ventilation and exhaust, clean up areas, easels, shelving and specialised equipment including a kiln, aquatint cupboard and chemical workroom.

Building 50 (woodwork) and Building 233 (metalwork) are equipped with a range of manual and power tools including saws, drills, grinders, sanders and MIG and oxyacetylene welding equipment.

Newington Armory Building 126Building 126 is a cottage that offers opportunities for artist interaction plus a space for ‘desk work’. It has a common room, kitchen facilities and office with internet connection and telephone.
Building 122 is a 4 bedroom residential cottage for the artist in residence program.

Terms of Use

Artists can hire studio space weekly (up to 4 consecutive weeks) or for longer (3-12 months). Download applications forms here:

Adobe PDFArtist in residence application (2.04MB)

Adobe PDFStudio Hire application (1.94MB)

For more information please contact Tony Nesbitt, Manager – Arts Programming at tony.nesbitt@sopa.nsw.gov.au or 02 9714 7110.