The Depot Art Studio

The Depot in Mullumbimby is a hub for professional creatives and the creative at heart, hosting workshops, events, wet/dry arts space and ceramic studio co-working.  Our studio space is available for rent by individuals or groups.

Community creating together 

The Depot Community workshop space is perfect for creative arts practitioners needing wet/dry art spaces, fully equipped ceramics studio or a creative and inspiring workshop venue.

Group workshop rental is $20/hour.  For daily rental costs please contact us for more details.

Individuals working in the space

The Depot’s fully equipped ceramic studio is the ideal solution for experienced potters needing to access quality space and equipment to work.  Amateur potters wanting to brush on skills and needing the perfect space to create and develop their craft are also very welcome.  Visual artists and creative practitioners looking for a creative home away from home to get in touch with their creativity can also make the most of this co-working creative space.

Drop-in rates are $12/hour and the studio is available most days of the week, between the hours of 10am and 5pm.

Just sign in at the art shop Still at The Depot when you come in and pay when you leave.

Please make an appointment for a short induction before you come in so we can get you familiar with the space.  We trust that you treat the space and other people with full respect!

Includes:

  • Use of communal equipment
  • 3 tabels 
  • Cement boards and bats
  • selection of clays that can be purchased through the art shop 
  • 4 pottery wheels
  • Verity of glazes and underglazes
  • Pottery tools (rolling pins, wedging table, stamps cookie cutters and more..)
  • limited shelf space 
  • Firing options 
  • Sink with clay trap
  • Kitchen facilities

Current Usual Studio Availability (This is subject to change so please check first!)

Monday 9:30am – 4:15pm

Tuesday available every second Tuesday (please check with us for dates)

Wednesday 9:30 – 4:45

 Thursday 1pm – 4:45

Friday 9:30 – 4:45

Saturday 9:30-2pm once a month we holding art workshop so please check availability 

Sunday closed

Firing Services

Our electric kiln and double door gas kiln is operated by our skilled technicians, available to students, drop-ins and outside firers.

We offer communal firings on a regular basis, or you can book a whole kiln.  Please note only stoneware and porcelain clays can be used (we high fire to 1220 degrees), no earthenware temperature or luster firing unless a whole kiln is booked or it has been arranged with our studio manager.

Please note no solid objects will be fired and we reserve the right to refuse firing if we feel the work can put other pottery work at risk.

All children’s work needs to be supervised while making to avoid air pockets.

If you wish to fire your work you can book in a time with us deliver your work in a box to our workshop area with your name, mobile number mail and firing temperature required. 

We will be in touch with you when the work is ready for pick up.

Please note our storage area is very small and we need you to pick up your work within 7 days of firing.  We can’t take any responsibility for work left beyond that time.

COMMUNAL KILN PRICES:
students – $11.50 per kilo
same Prices for bisque and glaze firings

Individual kiln hire is also available to the public (prices on request).

$110 for bisque and $120 for up to 1220c.

Please contact out staff for more details – we would love to help you!

 

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