Studio 106 is an artist run gallery plus 15 artist studios. It is located in the heart of St.Kilda,first floor at 106 Barkly street,corner Mirka lane. The Studio was the brainchild of The St.Kilda Development Buisness Association.It started in 1996 with some financial assistance from the Port Phillip council.A small grant of $2000,-dollars.
Since then Studio 106 has been run successfully by a committee of volunteers and the help of the Elwood St Kilda Neighbourhood Learning Centre,www.esnlc.com.au.
Currently 22 artists are working at 106,some people share a studio space. A great variety of art forms are practised. Painting, illustrating, sculpting, printmaking, fabric art, installation, photography, animation, film and video art. A short film about Studio 106, was produced by Dee Mc Lachlan,in 2005,titled “Off ya face”.
Other points of interest: we represent 12 different nationalities. A variety of young and established artists,create an exciting and stimulating place to work in.