Workspaces

There are no studio spaces available at the moment.

Studio artist selection criteria:

  • Artists that demonstrate an active and critically engaged contemporary practice
  • Willingness to partake in regular studio meetings, peer sessions and to contribute to the collective success of the studios
  • Willingness to act as a visible advocate for Tashkeel
  • Artists who are able to commit to at least 20 hours per week to studio practice

Please note: Studio Artists’ agreements will be reviewed every 3 months, providing an opportunity for gauging ongoing commitment and work production. Selection and allocation is made based on the strength of the application against the selection criteria. 1 month’s notice is required prior to giving up occupancy of the studio.


All members of Tashkeel, regardless of studio space location, have continued access to Tashkeel's facilities in Nad Al Sheba 1.

Tashkeel has a variety of specialized workspaces. These include the following; a photography studio and dark room, printmaking, textiles printing, a design studio with a full digital/Mac suite and high grade printing facilities as well as a jewellery making and 3D workshop, complete with a laser cutter and 3D printer.

Members have access to all studio facilities, which also include communal working spaces for both fine artists and designers.

In addition to the studio facilities there is a reference library and a members' room.

For further information on individual workspaces and becoming a member please click here.