Starter Studio Programmes

Our Starter Studio Programmes for Silversmithing and Jewellery at Persistence Works Studios and Ceramics at Manor Oaks Studios are still receiving applications.  Deadline is 11th July with interviews the following week and a start date in early October 2011.  Download the simple application form from our starter studio page, fill it in and send it with up to 10 images to Mir Jansen, programme manager at Yorkshire Artspace.

We don't have a house style, we are not looking for perfection, we simply like to hear from committed and passionate early career makers who will benefit from this fantastic opportunity.  

Now entering its tenth year, the starter studio programme for silversmithing and jewellery is located at our award winning city centre Persistence Works Studios. We offer places to early career silversmiths and jewellers who would benefit from access to equipped workshop facilities, mentor and business support and exhibition opportunities for a maximum of 2 years. Download the application form from our starter studio page.   Information about previous beneficiaries and further details of the programme can also be found here.  Deadline for the 2011 intake is Monday 11th July with interviews taking place on Thursday, 21st July.  

Entering its second year, this programme is located at our brand new eco-designed Manor Oaks Studios. We offer places to early career ceramicists / new graduates who would benefit from access to equipped workshop facilities, mentor and business support and exhibition opportunities for a maximum of 2 years. Download applications from our starter studio page. Deadline for the 2011 intake is Monday 11th July with interviews taking place the following week.