The Old Auction House Precinct is currently home to four artist studios which are rented to artists working in a variety of mediums, as well as a short term rentable teaching studio. The studios features high ceilings, large open work area, and access to the amenities of the precinct. Throughout the year work by the studio artists can be seen on display in the Studio Gallery. To allow public viewing of the artists in progress all studio spaces have a window into the gallery spaces.
Studio 1: Leadlight By Ettore
The premier studio at The Old Auction House, Studio 1, is situated near the entrance of complex and is used by glass artists Leadlight By Ettore. The studio is a two generation family glass arts business who specialise in creating new commissions and repairs in leadlighting, mosaics, and fused and slumped glass. The studio also runs a program of adult and kids holiday classes.
Contact: Ettore Di Pilla or Rhain DiPilla
Phone: 03 5422 2924
Studio 2: THE STORY COSTUMER
Space Opening Mid August 2019!
It has been home to Windarring’s art program for the last two years, it has an extra wide doorway to ensure easy access to all.
It is the most prominent gallery studio, with it’s door inline with the gallery entrance and with both the door and window providing viewing access from the gallery.
Studio 3: WEDGE TAIL STUDIO
Classes coming soon!
It has been home to several local artists and as a transition room for local events and visiting artists.
With natural light and over 20 square meters of usable space, and a viewing window and entry from the Main Gallery, studio 3 is a perfect permanent teaching studio for local artists.
Studio 4: Kyneton Craftery
We’re all about crafting! Learn something, teach someone, and have some fun.
Located in the rear of the Main Gallery, Kyneton Craftery is filled with our favorite materials from our over stuffed private stashes and some amazing new supplies!
Craft, Chat, and Caffinate while you brush up on an old favourite, learn a new craft you didn’t know you needed in your life, or just join one of our social craft sessions and share your knowledge as well as some laughs.
Come for a once off workshop, a regular crafting session or let us host your next party or private event, because we all know Maker’s Gonna Make and we’re here to help!
Artists who wish to be placed on a waiting list in the event of a vacancy of one of the studios should contact The Old Auction House via our contact form.
In the rear area of The Old Auction House a teaching studio is available for those looking to rent a space for a short period or series of periods. This studio features a range of movable furniture to allow for a variety of arts and crafts to be taught. Non arts based activities may also be run from this space by agreement. The studio space is rentable from periods of 1hr and also has marketing packages included in pricing to allow access to The Old Auction House's online bookings platform and other advertising opportunities. Artists or other individuals who wish to be sent further information about the space should contact us directly to request an information package.
Features of the Teaching Studio include*:
Flexible furniture options including movable tables and stools
Access to class sets of general tools, including aprons
Assistance with setup and packup
Discounted room rate for recurring bookings
Access to The Old Auction House booking software and in house booking management
Flyers and External Marketing
Inclusion in social media and internal promotions
Tea and coffee facilities
*some features will require a Premium Booking package