Art Up is a shared studio and creative space in the heart of downtown Penticton. We are an Artist Community that strives to foster creativity. Find us on Ellis Street beside the roundabout, and just across from the Penticton Art Gallery.
How to reach the artists: Contact Derrie Selles today to arrange a tour (or book a class!) 250-462-8783. Or send a chat message through the Art Up Studios Facebook Page
About the Artists and Shared Studio Spaces.
Founded by artists Derries Selles and Liz Marshall. Art Up Studios is a community of artists living their dream making art. Collaborating, Inspiring, working independently, yet contributing to a sense of community, Art Up Studios is a working studio space with an Art Gallery and Gift Bar of unique items.With a large comfortable space to both make art and show art in its various forms artists can come together and talk about the art we make onsite as well as the art and ideas beyond our walls.
**We are accepting applications from professional and emerging artists and have 1 (one) studio spaces available **
Join Us Today
Semi Private Studios – 1 space available (Contact for pricing 250-462-8783). Studios are connected to the main areas, and are designed to be social, so you can meet and chat with other artists while you are on a painting break. There is a kitchen with tea, coffee and snacks. Plus a fridge with free-range eggs and farm goodies for sale.
(Studio rental includes a free guest pass, so you can paint with a friend! You can also host lessons and workshops.)
Monthly Artist membership – (Up to 6 available). Not quite ready for a studio space? We also offer monthly memberships for casual artists and crafters. (Unlimited drop ins, plus a place to store your art and supplies). Price $120 monthly.
Artist Drop-In days. For the super busy artist. Come and paint when you can, and pay only for when you are here. Price is $20 per drop-in day.
Attend an Art Workshop (Click here to see what is happening next)
Or Host your own class or workshop? There is a large studio space in the central area, set up with tables and chairs. Supplies such as table easels and brushes are available for rental if you need them. We also have several experienced artists who can provide tips and advice if you are new to teaching.
Private Event Rentals are also an option. (Including Wine and Paint Nights – Art related Fundraisers – Private Openings and In-House Catered Events).
Where to find the Artist Studio and Gallery
Location: Find us at 94 Ellis Street, Penticton. Just across from the Penticton Art Gallery, beside the roundabout :) The Studios are open to the public on Saturdays, during the farmer’s market. For visits on other days, please call Derrie to arrange a visit (250-462-8783 )
Contact us today to arrange a tour (or book a class!) 250-462-8783
Or send a chat message through the Art Up Studios Facebook Page