Studio School

NOVEMBER WORKSHOPS:

Japanese Calligraphy Happy Hour
Thursday November 15, 6-7:30

Sip warm plum-wine and barley tea, sample Japanese snacks, and learn the basics of the beautiful and meditative art of Japanese Calligraphy in this 90-minute class!

Participants will learn basic techniques for writing Japanese characters with brush and ink, and complete a piece on beautiful paper to take home. All materials and refreshments provided, and no knowledge of Japanese language necessary.

Instructor Nina Gonzalez is an award-winning calligrapher, and holds a teaching certificate and the rank of 5th-dan from Nihon Shuji, one of the largest calligraphy-teaching organizations in Japan. She studies under 8th-dan calligraphy master, Seikou Kaneko. Find her online at facebook.com/dyerandsparks and on Instagram @dyerandsparks.

Space is limited! Email HERE to reserve your seat. $50 per person.

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HOW IT WORKS!

Are you an artist or designer interested in teaching a class or workshop? Our 400 Square foot work studio space can accommodate up to 10 students.

Are you an artist or designer interested in hosting a pop-up shop for a weekend? Or for a single evening? We offer help with display set up & breakdown in our pop-up retail venue within our retail space.

SOME EXAMPLES OF WHAT WE HAVE HOSTED: sewing, jewelry making, book making, ornament making, cookie decorating, mending, knitting, card making, childrens art classes, writing workshops, drink & draw, quilting, fashion & jewelry designer pop-up shops, book club, political reviews & discussions and poetry readings!

TO APPLY & RESERVE THE SPACE IS VERY SIMPLE:

Email us here with all your requirements - dates/hours needed - along with a description of your event! We will send you back rental options depending on  your requirements!

  • What We Do

    At Brooklyn Collective Studio School we seek to provide an affordable, flexible, multi-use space for our community. Devoted to preserving the art of handcraft while supporting local artists, our Studio School offers workshops, classes, pop-up shops, and events as eclectic and creative as the community we serve.
  • The Studio School is a 400 square foot work studio space within the Brooklyn Collective. The studio can accommodate up to 12 students with individual work stations. We can accommodate up to 100 people for events/pop-up. For more information about how to teach a class or workshop or to rent the space for a pop-up shop/event please submit your requirements to bklyncollective@hotmail.com
  • kArt with Kelsey! Kids Art Classes!

    Every Wednesday from 11-1 for ages 2-4// Every Saturday from 11-1 for ages 6-8// Welcome to kART! A fun, unique, and creative childlike corner of the world. At kART we create individual and personalized projects each week. These projects are created in each child’s kART. This gives them a personal space to create, store, and build their work weekly. All tools and elements needed to complete their projects are contained in the kART. They will work along side their kART and bring home once complete. I am thrilled to have your child join me as they embark on their kART journey ! For more details & to register email bklyncollective@hotmail.com// Participants must be registered 1 week in advance// For more info you can visit kArt Instagram to see past & current projects done with kArt!
  • Japanese Calligraphy Happy Hour// Thursday November 15, 6-7:30

    Sip warm plum-wine and barley tea, sample Japanese snacks, and learn the basics of the beautiful and meditative art of Japanese Calligraphy in this 90-minute class! Participants will learn basic techniques for writing Japanese characters with brush and ink, and complete a piece on beautiful paper to take home. All materials and refreshments provided, and no knowledge of Japanese language necessary. Instructor Nina Gonzalez is an award-winning calligrapher, and holds a teaching certificate and the rank of 5th-dan from Nihon Shuji, one of the largest calligraphy-teaching organizations in Japan. She studies under 8th-dan calligraphy master, Seikou Kaneko. Find her online at facebook.com/dyerandsparks and on Instagram @dyerandsparks. Space is limited! Email bklyncollective@hotmail.com to reserve your seat. $50 per person.