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Stay cool this summer with 24/7 secure access to our fully-equipped uptown studio.


Whether you want to experience painting in colorful New Orleans or are a local looking for dedicated studio space, apply today.  Our Artist Retreats are designed for artists seeking an inspiring environment to create and collaborate during a 30 or 60 day studio rental program.  Apply now.


What We Offer

Creative Freedom: Gain access to dedicated studio space and the freedom to explore your artistic vision while experiencing our culturally rich city.

Community Engagement: Connect with fellow artists, local creatives, and art enthusiasts, fostering a sense of community and collaboration.

Unrestricted Access: Work at your own pace during the hours you desire, 24/7.

Dedicated Studio Rental Space: Share a 1000 sq ft studio with six other artists and have

approximately 11 ft of wall space to use as you see fit. This common area provides

camaraderie and inspiration from fellow artists. There is a kitchen area for your use and basic supplies such as tables and buckets.  Lodging is not included.

How to Apply

1. Choose Your Dates: Select the month (or months) that aligns with your schedule and artistic goals. You may apply for one or two months.

2. Complete the Application: Fill out the online application form, providing details about your art, artist statement, and desired outcomes for the retreat. Include your IG account or send samples of your work.

3. Application Review: Our selection committee will carefully review all applications to ensure a diverse and talented group of artists for each month.

4. Confirmation and Payment: Upon acceptance, confirm your residency spot and complete the registration process, including payment of the $975 per month per person studio use/retreat fee.

Let the vibrant spirit of this captivating city ignite your artistic passion!

I started painting just over a year ago.  PaintSpace NOLA provides a wonderful place for artists to learn, grow and play.

Monica M.

Apply Now

Application Form

Select the month(s) you are applying for

Thank you for applying! A PaintSpace NOLA staff person will contact you once your application has been reviewed.

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