Apply for a studio

How to apply for a studio

We have 3 short let studios at Porthmeor which we advertise about twice a year, and 12 long let studios at Porthmeor and 7 in Newlyn which are advertised as they become available.

Rents are £58.07/sqm + VAT/year, and the cost of a studio ranges from £75 to £488/month including VAT. Studios are individually metered for electricity and water, and tenants are invoiced quarterly. Tenants are also responsible for paying business rates.

To register an interest in a studio
Please email chris@bsjwtrust.co.uk . You will then be placed on our mailing list, and notified whenever a studio become available.

Application process

  • Applicants are invited to submit details of their practice by submitting the following:
  • Up-to-date CV.
  • Short statement to include information about your work and evidence of your commitment to the arts scene in Cornwall, and demonstrating a genuine need for a professional work space. It is a condition that you reside in Cornwall for the duration of your tenancy and this should be addressed in your statement.
  • Two referees.
  • 6 JPEG images (no slides), maximum 1MB per image, with a short description of the work illustrated. This should include medium and size.

To download the most recent Application Pack Click here

A Selection Panel is convened by the Trust comprising members who have considerable relevant experience, and it may invite applicants to attend an interview.
Selection is based on the following criteria:

  • The quality of work.
  • Evidence of the artist’s serious approach to their work.
  • Proven commitment to the development of their practice.
  • A commitment to live and work in Cornwall during the tenancy.