Wood - Rates depend on lease length
Clay - Rates depend on shelf size and lease length
Print - Rates depend on lease length
Private Studio Membership
Private studio - Rates based on square footage and lease length
Add On Memberships
Print, Wood, Clay Access - requires private studio or associate memberships
"RWS is a smart and contemporary space and resource sharing model that respects the artistic process and offers an opportunity to be connected to the RWS community and local / Maine arts community." - Sadie Bliss, former director of Maine Crafts Association/SHOP Maine Craft
Running With Scissors Studios provides studio spaces for artists in diverse media, as well as access to studio equipment and membership in a creative community.
The RWS studios are composed of 80+ dedicated studio workspaces ranging from 76-525 square feet.
Membership includes all utilities, WiFi, access to kitchenette, office/media area, common workspaces, sinks, equipment, and opportunities to participate in RWS events, and specialized equipment.
All our studios are located at 250 Anderson Street with ample car & bike parking. RWS is located directly adjacent to the Portland Trail system and conveniently reached from 295 N and Marginal Way and close to the East End, local coffee shops, breweries, art centers, restaurants, and a richly diverse community.