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 Our Photography Residency Program Might Be Right For You


Our Photography Residency is a self-directed, non-instructional program. Participants work independently in our space. We welcome photographers with varying experience levels who are interested in utilizing a safe creative space to practice, experiment, and work on that special project/collection or to simply use for select studio gigs and clients. Our aim is to aid you in taking your work to another level.

Residency Duration

Term of 12 weeks/3 months (minimum). Dates are not predetermined but are nominated by the applicant.



What This Residency Includes

Workspace Perks:

• STUDIO - 24 hours of access to our large shared studio per month - time may be split or combined in any way desired depending on calendar availability. 

• EQUIPMENT - Full access to all pro lighting equipment and tools (all fees are waved).

• STAGE - Full access to stage that may be used as set for photoshoots and creative projects.

• PROPS - Full access to all furniture and props for creative use.

• WORKSPACE - Use of large tables/chairs for personal workspace. 


Creative Perks:

   •  CREATE YOUR PASSION PROJECT - we provide all the tools you need to test and work on any special projects.

   • TEACH AND MAKE EXTRA MONEY - we will work with you in putting together a specialized workshop.

   • GAIN MORE EXPOSURE - we will help promote you via our website, newsletters and social media sites.

   • HOST YOUR OWN SHOOT DAY - we will help put together and promote photographer specials/packages.

   • SEE YOUR WORK ON OUR GALLERY WALLS - have the opportunity to take part in our annual photography exhibit (exclusive to residents only).*



Residency Investment 

$1500 for 3 month term ($500 per month) - with opportunity to remain a photographer-in-residence month to month thereafter.

5 openings available - Availability is limited as we would love to have a small intimate number of rotating residents at a time. 

Is this for you?

Our program was designed to help our creative community reach their business goals affordably. Your investment averages at $20/hr - no other photography studio in the Bay Area offers studio and lighting equipment rates this low. This is specific to anyone who is serious about their craft and will make the most of their time with us. If you are a passionate photographer who is in need of a regular creative space and is ready to invest in your business…we are looking for you.


How To Apply

Please email our Photography Studio Director with the following information:

• Name and city of residence.
• Area(s) of specialty.
• Website or link to online portfolio. If you do not have an online portfolio,   please provide 10 digital samples of your work.
• Briefly describe how being a photographer-in-residence at Artiszen Studio     will help you achieve your current creative goals.
• Preferred time period/duration of residency.

Come Get A Tour!

We host Open Orientations for you to visit, take a look around, meet our "family", and get all of your questions answered. No need to apply via email if you come see us in person.

Please email with your interest to attend so we can arrange a time and date for you to visit.


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