Design: Cheap Creative Workspaces/Studios to Rent in Sydney

In a city where renting prices are rising exponentially, finding an affordable space to work can be difficult for aspiring artists and designers. We have located 8 working spaces for rent that offer great facilities at a reasonable price – have a look below!

The Nest Creative Space

298 Botany Rd, Alexandria

The Nest

Source: Creative Spaces

Located nearby Green Square station, The Nest provides space for visual artists, fashion designers, prop makers and more. The space also allows short term and one-off lease! Prices start at $120 per week, inclusive of Internet service and other bills.

Australia Street Studio

71-73 Australia Street, Camperdown

Australia St Studio

Source: Australia Street Studio

For freelancers who love to stay near the city centre, this place would suit your needs. Located across the Camperdown Park, the studio offers individual desk and 2-person bay spaces with 24-hour secure access. Prices start at $470 per month.

Wotso Workspace

Level 2, 5 George St, North Strathfield


Source: Wotso

With high ceilings and modern industrial interior design, Wotso would be great for creative freelancers. With prices starting at $220 per month, the co-working space also includes showers, entertainment areas and beanbags. If your team is big enough, you can also apply for their serviced office spaces.

The Palace Studio

2/314 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville

the palace studio

Source: Brand X

The Palace Studio offers performing artists with a 15*9.5m rehearsal space, complete with sound system and air conditioning. Prices start at $14/hour for individuals.


281 Clarence Street, Sydney


Source: Gaffa

Need to be right at the heart of the city? Gaffa is located in CBD, close to Town Hall station. While freelancers and professionals could have 24/7 access to a desk space for $220 per week, jewellers could use Gaffa’s extensive jewellery workshop facilities for $25 per hour. Bonus point: it has a beautiful rooftop that is perfect for entertaining.

Exhibition: Brett Whiteley Studios

Discover the life of Brett Whiteley in his shoes by visiting his art studio in Surry Hills. Explore his studio by getting closer to his artworks and his materials. Learn about his influences, from writers, artists, poets, musicians, photographers, and painters.
You’ll see his monoprints, drawings and paintings with his tributes including Francis Bacon, Henri Matisse, Vincent van Gogh, Bob Dylan and Arthur Rimbaud as his subjects and inspiration.

Source: Burgess Art Files

Source: Burgess Art Files

The exhibition celebrates the works of Whiteley through his three key themes: visual arts, literature, and music.

Opening and Closing Dates:
13 May – 13 Nov 2016
Fri–Sun only 10am–4pm

Admission is FREE! And made possible by presenting partner, J.P. Morgan

For education groups
Wed & Thu
Bookings are required
Charges apply

Brett Whiteley Studio, 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010

To find out more, click here: http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/exhibitions/brett-whiteley-tributes/