The building incorporates 12 open plan studios, and a gallery/project space.

The studios are all similar in size (around 200 sq ft.) and house a strong community of around 15 artists and makers.

The Selkirk artists regularly hold popular open studios and events for the local community making use of their communal and exhibition areas.

12 artist spaces
exhibition spaces

being a wasps tenant

With over 40 years worth of expertise, we are the UK’s largest provider of affordable studio space for artists and creative industries.

Tenants of the Wasps community receive the following benefits:

  • Affordable studio prices with no hidden costs – utilities and Wifi are all inclusive in artist studios (rates apply for creative offices)
  • Building security – all our buildings are either owned or on long term rentals
  • 24/7 secure access all year round
  • Part of our community of almost 1,000 artists and creatives in our 20 buildings across Scotland
  • Exhibiting and selling opportunities through our Arts & Enterprise programme including:
    • Exhibitions – over 50% of artists exhibited in our gallery programmes are tenants
    • Makers Markets
    • South Block shop
    • Open Studios
    • Art Fairs
  • Ability to join our Own Art scheme
  • Support and expertise from Wasps’ staff team
  • Promotion on our website with an artist profile

accessibility & getting here


There is a small set of steps and a ramp leading up to the studios. Visitors with disability will require some assistance.


Unit 1
St Mary's Mill

getting here

The Studios are tucked away within a business estate. Follow the signs for Selkirk Glass and once there follow the signposts for the Library Headquarters. St Mary's Mill is next door. There is free car parking available.

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