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IMAGE > Studio 1 at Linden New Art, 2022. Photograph: Liam James.

available studios

Linden has four studios available to practising creatives. They are leased on a yearly period. Linden aims to provide the workspaces to support visual artists actively engaged in pursuing their artistic practice.


  • High ceiling with gas hydronic heating
  • Room has direct access to upstairs balcony
  • Rental $99 per week including GST (electricity, water + gas included)

Access to equipment

All studios have access to:

  • Shared downstairs kitchen – including a fridge, kettle, microwave
  • Shared downstairs bathrooms
  • After-hours access is limited to respect the privacy of our neighbours and the office spaces are available to access from 7am - 9pm daily.

IMAGES > Studio 2 at Linden New Art, 2022. Photograph: Liam James.

To Note

> Linden is unable to provide reception services for any tenants

> Tenants’ visitors must access the building via the rear external stairs & contact the relevant artist directly

> Linden’s building and site is strictly non-smoking

> Tenants and all their employees must have a current Police and a Working with Children Check. Failure to pass these could see a termination of a lease

> As a heritage building accessibility is restricted and the spaces may not be suitable for all. Please contact the Gallery Manager to discuss any needs so we can advise you of the physical constraints

> There is no onsite parking available for tenants.

IMAGES > View of the balcony space, 2022. Photograph: Liam James.


Linden is looking for suitable tenants to lease the studio spaces. Artists applications are accessed by a selection panel made up of Linden Board members, Linden staff and City of Port Phillip staff. The Studio committee seeks artists who:

  • Live or work in the City of Port Phillip with preference given to artist who reside in the City of Port Phillip;
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to developing an innovative and professional visual arts practice;
  • Able to work in a studio space in a collaborative manner;
  • Are willing to promote their work in the community through agreed studio open days;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to attend the studio on a regular basis;
  • Have a particular project to work on whilst in residence at Linden;
  • Demonstrated capacity and commitment to contributing to the cultural life of the city.

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Book a visit

For further information or to book a viewing please contact:

Liam James
Gallery Manager
T > 03 9534 0099
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