The Alternator is currently accepting applications for our Artist Co-op program.

Application deadline: May 29, 2019

If you require a studio space to work in and are interested in developing new ways to engage the community, we want to hear from you!

The Alternator Artist Co-op program is designed to allow access to a dedicated studio space for emerging artists, designers and makers interested in a concentrated period of community-focused arts practice. This may be through a community art project, the inclusion of open studio days or artists talks that contribute to Alternator programming.

Each Co-op partnership includes 3 months of project development in Studio 111. Successful applicants will share the expense of hosting the co-op and will be responsible for contributing $450/month towards the program costs.

To apply for the Alternator Artist Co-op, please submit the following:

  • A brief description (maximum 500 words) clearly outlining how use of the Alternator Artist Co-op studio space will impact your professional practice, and a summary of ways you will engage the public as part of the program. Artist statement (maximum 200 words)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • 5-7 images with an image list detailing medium and size

Please submit images in jpeg format. Label jpeg images with number and title, for example: 01_title.jpg, 02_title.jpg etc. Jpeg images must be 72 dpi, maximum 1024 x 768 pixels. 500 KB (0.5MB).

Submissions for the Alternator Artist Co-op are accepted online only.

Please email your submission to with ‘Artist Co-op Proposal’ in the subject line.

Studio 111 floorplan fall 2017 (PDF)