Burlington City Arts

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The BCA Studios at 405 Pine Street offers studio access for adults (18+) with basic experience who would like to work independently in our Drawing/Painting, Print, Clay, Jewelry, or the Darkroom/Digital Photography Labs. Each studio offers approximately 20-30 hours of open studio time per week. Trained studio assistants are on hand during all open studios hours for guidance and support. Onsite storage for supplies is included. Please contact the specific studio manager for more information or to schedule an orientation.

Fees: $60/month per studio, $54/month for BCA members (per availability)


The JUDY KELLY DRAWING & PAINTING STUDIO features standing easels, adjustable lighting, utility sink, homasote critique wall and drying racks.  Studio access members are allowed the use of the community tools and shared storage space.   Our Drawing and Painting studio is equipped for solvent-free, water-based painting and drawing materials. 

Contact: Kate McKernan, Drawing, Paint, and Print Program Assistant,


The PRINTMAKING STUDIO offers a 30 x 48” Takach etching press, a 38 x 32” vacuum sealed exposure unit, blow out sink, utility sink, large work tables and cleaning materials.  Our Print Studio is equipped for silkscreen, relief printmaking and monotype.  Studio access members are allowed the use of the community tools and shared storage space. 

Contact: Kiersten Williams, Community Programs Coordinator,


The TAMARA EDDY CLAY STUDIO is a fully equipped, educationally-focused ceramics studio with 14 pottery wheels, three kilns, a slab roller, extruder and a wide variety of hand tools for wheel throwing, hand building, and sculpting. Studio members get a personal shelf space to store their clay and work in progress. The studio provides slips, underglazes, and over 100 glaze combinations. All clay must be purchased through BCA. 

Contact: Chris Vaughn, Clay Studio Manager,


The DARKROOM + DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY LABS offer a traditional black and white darkroom for film and print processing using low-toxicity Eco-Pro chemicals. There is space provided for experimenting with alternative historic processes, matt cutting, and zine making. The digital lab offers color-calibrated iMac workstations with Adobe Creative Cloud software, Epson V700/V800 film scanners and three large format Epson printers with archival printing capability up to 44 inches. Additional per-sheet fees apply for digital paper and ink. 

Contact: Mary Zompetti, Photography Program Director,


The LAURIE PETERS JEWELRY STUDIO provides many tools and equipment for use including a polishing wheel, rolling mill, drill press, flex shafts, soldering stations, a PMC kiln, an extensive range of forming stakes and hammers and many small hand tools. 

Contact: Rebecca Macomber, Jewelry Studio Assistant,


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