Join our growing community of talented artists in various mediums and art forms.  Studios are available on four floors in varying sizes ranging from 250 – 5,000 square feet.  These creative spaces are characterized by architectural features including timber construction, exposed brick and hardwood floors.  The River Level features workshops with concrete floors and plenty of space for wood working, light manufacturing, etc.

Resident Artists have the unique privilege of showcasing their work in the curated RESIDENT ARTIST CORRIDOR GALLERY which receives high levels of exposure during gallery exhibition openings and 3RD FRIDAYS | OPEN STUDIOS events.

Bridgeport Art Center is conveniently located 5 miles from downtown with easy access from I-90/94, I-55, and Lake Shore Drive.  Additional features include:

  • Gas / electric sub-metered
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Elevators
  • 24 hour access
  • Month-to-month & annual leases

Our attractively priced studios offer a unique place to work and create.  For more information on available studios, rates, and a tour, please call 773-247-3000.


Private and shared studio spaces are available for ceramic artists on the 5th Floor in the CHICAGO CERAMIC CENTER.  These spacious studios feature timber construction with soaring ceilings, unique sliding barn doors, and unparalleled west facing views of the Chicago River.  Shelving, large work tables, seating, and central air conditioning / heat, 24 hour access, and WiFi, are included in rental pricing.  For more information on available studios and a tour, please call 773-247-3000.

The adjacent CHICAGO CERAMIC CENTER offers special rates to studio tenants for use of equipment including electric and gas kilns, clay mixer, sandblaster and more.  For more information about firing work, please call the CHICAGO CERAMIC CENTER at 773-505-0703.




The FASHION DESIGN CENTER was created exclusively with designers in mind.  The centrally located collaborative area features large cutting tables, a platform stage with mirrors, client changing room, meeting space with comfortable seating, and inspiring lofty views with timber construction skylights.  Individual studio spaces are located throughout the FASHION DESIGN CENTER on the 5th Floor and include central air conditioning / heat, 24 hour access and Wi-Fi.  For more information on available studios, rates, and a tour, please call 773-247-3000.

Also located on the 5th Floor is a stunning event venue: the SKYLINE LOFT features over 18,000 square feet of space perfect for runway shows or industry fashion events.  Special rental rates apply to resident tenants of the FASHION DESIGN CENTER.


Join our growing professional community in our impressive historical building.  Office suites at the BRIDGEPORT ART CENTER offer a creative environment for entrepreneurs and business professionals.  Private work spaces feature high ceilings and large windows with natural sunlight and views.  Small and large newly renovated work spaces are continually being built out.  Monthly rent includes heat, parking, 24 hour access, and Wi-Fi.

For more information, rates, and a tour, please call 773-247-3000.