Studio Artist Information for Private and Communal Creative Spaces

Artists and creative people who are interested in becoming a private studio member or having membership access to common space, a collaborative work environment and equipment, should consider joining Art Works Eagan!

Spaces are available on a private, semi-private, shared and collaborative basis. AWE is intentionally flexible to allow for the demand within the artist community to help define offerings.  Now is the time to become a member and create in our studio spaces!

Send us an email at to arrange a tour of the building and studios. Application information is posted below.


Studio Artist Application Form

Art Works Eagan is a 501(c)(3) non­profit organization whose purpose is to provide working artists with the space, community, and programming necessary for a successful practice. AWE will serve as a hub for artists, the community, and existing arts organizations in the South Metro area to connect and network with each other. The collaborative nature of AWE’s artistic community is our driving force; we hope and expect that our studio artists will both contribute to and benefit from their fellow artists across media.

Studio Artists who opt for a 6- or 12-month membership will have 24/7 coded access to their studio space as well as AWE’s lounge and kitchenette area. Month-to-month general communal studio artists will have access to the studio during business hours. AWE membership also includes the following benefits: Free Wi-Fi, Utilities included, participation in group shows, open studio nights and community events.

membership Rates

Type of Studio Membership Rate Renewal Terms
General Communal Studio $30/month Month-to-month (limited access)
6-month, or 12-month (24/7 access)
Ceramics Studio without Storage $125/month 6-month or 12-month
Ceramics Studio with Storage $190/month (48 sq ft)
$375/month (96 sq ft)
12-month only
General Private Studio Studio sizes and rates vary;
email for details
12-month only

Application Requirements

Interested artists must fill out the application form below and provide the following materials for jurying*:
*(General Communal Studio applicants will not be subject to the jurying process; however, we ask that these materials be submitted nevertheless for our knowledge and records)

  • A brief resume (no more than 2 pages);

  • A list of 2-3 personal and/or professional references, including names, phone numbers, and email addresses;

  • 3-5 digital images, audio files, or links to online video content (attached with the electronic or mailed application), of work completed within the last 3 years; and

  • Two checks -- one for the $50 annual membership fee, and the other for a studio deposit (equal to the first month's dues based on your application choices; please refer to the Membership Rates section above for details)

Your checks will not be deposited unless or until you have passed the jurying process and have signed a membership agreement; if you are not accepted to be a studio artist at this time, your checks will be returned to you.

Additional Documents: Communal Studio Membership Agreement, Private Studio Membership Agreement, Building Conduct and Use Terms


apply online now!

Please click the button below to complete and submit the application form online, with links a shared online album with photos, audio, or video content (such as Google Photos) indicated where requested in the form.

If you prefer to submit your membership application and materials in hard copy, please download the application form below (in pdf format) and email the completed application materials and digital files to You may also send your application materials (with digital files on a shared online drive, compact disc or thumb drive) to:

Art Works Eagan
Attn: Studio Application Submission
3795 Pilot Knob Road
Eagan, MN 55122