The McAllen Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for artists who are interested in renting a art studio at the McAllen Creative Incubator.
With help from the city, the McAllen Chamber has created 21 low cost artist studios and office spaces for expanding artists and art organizations. The Cultural Arts Department houses artists of different art disciplines such as porcelain painting, choir lessons, oil painters and a sculptors, just to name a few. The studio spaces vary in size and price.
Interested artists need to submit a completed application along with samples of their work, and a business plan. For free assistance with the business plan, call Jorge Sanchez, VP of Business Development for the McAllen Chamber of Commerce and set up your appointment at 956-682-2871. Completed application and business plan can be submitted directly to the McAllen Creative Incubator, at 601 N. Main Street or the McAllen Chamber of Commerce, at P.O. Box 790, McAllen, 78505, Attn: Cultural Arts Department.
“The Incubator is a stepping stone for artists to develop their much desired dream of owning their own studio, business or gallery. Our vision is to see art flourishing in McAllen, by providing the public access to exhibitions, performances and associated events.” said Laura Robles, Cultural Arts and Incubator Coordinator.The goal of the McAllen Creative Incubator is to support the continued professional growthof artists and enhance the cultural and economic vitality of our local community.Applications for studio space are accepted on a continual basis. For more information, please contact Laura Robles at 956-682-2871 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.