Cheltenham Road, BS6 5QX
Artist Studio: 2008-2013
Victorian building; formerly a school, a bookbinding department and then an open studio for 5 local artists: Dan, Andy Council, Mr Jago, China Mike and 3rd Eye. Temporary use agreement brokered by the councils arts team.
‘There was that time when we had to convince the librarians it was a good idea to share their back room with a load of artists …’
‘There was a time when we used the back room just used as book storage, now there are canvases on the wall, it makes me smile everytime I walk through.’
Future: Council owned, now sold for redevelopment into flats.