Resources

Browse NFASP's range of resources, including guidance on areas such as business rates, selecting artists' and health and safety, to case studies on developing artists' studios and facts about the studios sector. Access to the website and the NFASP network is free, however If you want to download resources and get tailored one to one advice please become a paid member. If you are registered you have free access to Information about the artists' studio sector.

Opportunities for artists

How to Write A Good Press Release, NFASP Guidance 2011

This guidance is intended to help studio groups get messages across to a variety of media channels. There’s an art to writing a good press release and making sure that the information that you want to get across gets published.

East Street Arts in Leeds
A holistic approach to facilitating artists’ practice: East Street Arts, NFASP case study, 2008

This case study looks at ESA’s artist development programme, which is uniquely tailored to the specific needs of each artist. East Street Arts (ESA) is a visual arts organisation working across artists’ needs. ESA believes a vibrant creative sector is important to a healthy society.

Artists' studios and social housing: Bow Arts Trust Poplar HARCA, NFASP case study, 2010

A social enterprise for artists and communities developed through an innovative collaboration between the artists' studio sector and a social landlord. Bow Arts Trust live/work scheme in London's East End is a collaboration with registered social landlord Poplar HARCA.

Inclusive studios The Art House, Wakefield
Inclusive artists' studios: The Art House, NFASP case study, 2007

The Art House in Wakefield is a purpose-built studio space for all artists - with or without disabilities. The Art House is a unique national membership organisation established to create equality of opportunity for disabled and non-disabled artists and craftspeople.

Exterior of Acme's The Galleria in Peckham, London
Southwark Residency Evaluation Report, Acme, 2007

A studio residency report from Acme's groundbreaking Galleria studios development in Southwark. This evaluation report focuses on the first residency programme at Acme's Galleria Studios development in Peckham, south London.