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

Summer Studio Retreats

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


What We Offer

Creative Freedom: Gain access to dedicated studio space and the freedom to explore your artistic vision.

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 courtyard, kitchen area and restroom for your use, as well as basic supplies such as tables and buckets.  Lodging is not included.

Embark on a transformative artistic journey in New Orleans - where creativity knows no bounds.


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!  


Come sling some paint at New Orleans trending art studio - just blocks away from the Mississippi River.  Expect a dazzling array of workshops led by internationally-renowned art instructors with decades of teaching experience.  Make lifelong friendships, expand your knowledge and enhance your creative potential at PaintSpace NOLA.

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