St Mary’s Mill supports a small group of local artists with 12 studio spaces.

The studios are all similar in size (around 200 sq ft.) and house a strong, close-knit community of artists and makers. The Selkirk artists regularly hold popular open studios and events for the local community making use of their communal 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 studio space for artists and creative industries.

Tenants of the Wasps community receive the following benefits:

  • An inclusive rent for artists
  • Studio security – all our buildings are either owned or on long term rentals across the estate
  • 24/7 access all year round (excluding hot-desking memberships)
  • Being part of our community of almost 1,000 artists and creatives based in 20 buildings across Scotland
  • Ability to join the Own Art scheme through Wasps – Own Art allows for an artist’s clients to spread the cost of an artwork priced from £100 to £25,000 over 10 months with no interest. Using Own Art can help you close that extra sale – turning a £500 artwork into a more affordable proposition of £50 per month, for example
  • Support and expertise from Wasps’ staff
  • Promotion on the Wasps website (receiving tens of thousands of visitors per month) with an self-managed artist profile and shop through the community page
  • Access to the Wasps Tenant Portal – an exclusive online platform for tenants to find out about updates and opportunities from across the network
  • Exhibiting and selling opportunities through our arts programme including exhibitions across the network, discounted rates for market stalls, Open Studios events and inclusion in art fairs

accessibility & getting here


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


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St Mary's Mill

getting here

The artist 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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