Members of Chattanooga's creative community are indeed interested in having a live work facility that would offer them affordable housing and a place to work, according to findings of a survey done last spring by Artspace.
"We're asking the community: What do you want, what would you use, how much would you spend," said Pam Kaupins, the theater improvement chair. "Whatever it is will have to be affordable and sustainable."
The Nashville-based band, on tour with Counting Crows and Toad the Wet Sprocket, is coming to Olympia to play a benefit for Olympia Artspace Alliance, a nonprofit working to create affordable downtown living and working space for artists.
“This has been a really tremendous process,” said Merryman Cleveland, a local artist who helped to launch the Artspace initiative here in 2011. “Marrying the arts and health care is a really awesome concept, and this is the first time this has ever happened in an Artspace development.”
An Artspace Consulting Team visited the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago, IL in mid-June to conduct a Preliminary Feasibility Visit. Chicago is a city near and dear to many of us at Artspace, and visiting a new neighborhood never fails to excite and surprise us.
The City of Richmond and other partners1 ask that artists, art organizations, and creative businesses take online surveys meant to determine the feasibility of building one or more multi-use art facilities that would provide affordable live/work housing, studios, and public spaces.
The City of Richmond is partnering with CultureWorks, the Cameron Foundation and City of Petersburg to conduct a major online survey of artists, individuals involved with arts organizations and creative businesses in the region to determine the feasibility of creating one or more multi-use arts facilities.
A vacant plot of land on the 4600 block of the North Trail could be the future site of a vibrant, mixed-use development, as a proposal for affordable live/work artist housing pushes ahead...(you must be a subscriber to read the full articler)
The artists of the city's growing creative community could have affordable places to think, dream, craft and live following a survey on the feasibility of building multi-use art studio and living spaces in the Richmond-Petersburg area.