Wasps Studios started its life in Dundee in 1977 and has grown to provide studios for creative people across Scotland. Located in Meadow Mill, an historic jute mill which they have occupied since 1989, they successfully redeveloped the studios in 2012. The Mill now provides 58 high quality studios for up to 100 artists and makers working across varying disciplines.

It also houses a large open plan studio accommodating up to five New Graduates and is home to Vanilla Ink, a mentoring studio for up and coming jewellery designers. In addition to this it now have two fantastic project spaces, Meadow Mill Projects 1 & 2 for which there is a rolling yearly programme of exhibitions and events overseen by a curatorial panel. 

For more information, please visit: www.waspsstudios.org.uk

Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works

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