Studio Safety and Security

Open buildings are a security risk. Many art buildings have open access with limited security or surveillance. While this is great for getting the pubic in on First Thursdays or other open studio events, it also leaves the door open for some sketchy folks to poke around in your business. As you settle into your Read more about Studio Safety and Security[…]

Studio Security: How Safe is Your Space

Receiving that email in your inbox from the property management company that a suspicious man was found lurking through your building trying to find unlocked doors raises many concerns. This email showed up in my inbox which ironically paired with some experiences I had traveling to some unsecured local art buildings in my community that had Read more about Studio Security: How Safe is Your Space[…]

Studio Search: 10 Questions to Ask Before Signing the Lease

Looking for a new, or perhaps your first, art studio? With spring studio tours just around the corner, here are 10 questions to help you along your studio search journey. While you are visiting potential spaces, remember to always put safety first. If the building is a well-known arts space in your community, you are Read more about Studio Search: 10 Questions to Ask Before Signing the Lease[…]