|View from the Window at Old Town Artists, St. Paul. Oil on panel, 9 x 12", by Tracie Thompson|
My studio is at OTA. It's affordable, gives me a place to focus and really get into the groove as an artist, and most importantly, I get the community -- not only of Old Town Artists itself but the many, many other working artists whose studios are in the same building. ACVR Warehouse is a hidden treasure, an artist beehive that keeps growing all the time.
We have a few spaces open at Old Town, so if you're looking for room to do your thing, contact me and I'll give you a tour. It's a great location with fantastic views, free parking, plenty of food nearby (hey, that's important! We also have a fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, and water heater for tea), and you get to participate in the Saint Paul Art Crawl. If you're wanting to do more figure drawing/painting, membership means that those sessions are free for you.