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Second Floor Studios & Arts (SFSA) is a leading arts based organisation that supports the development of visual and fine art practice and craft and designer making by providing:
• affordable studios, workshops and creative spaces
• supportive environment
• build creative partnerships
• education and outreach
• exhibition programme
• advocacy

We currently have a membership of over 420 people, all at varying stages of their careers, ranging from recent graduates, emerging artists and makers to long established practitioners. Founded by Matthew Wood in 1997, SFSA was established as a direct response from personal struggles to find affordable studio space locally in South East London...

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  • Anthology Deptford Foundry - SFSA 80 new affordable artists' studios opening mid-2018
    Anthology Deptford Foundry - SFSA 80 new affordable artists' studios opening mid-2018
  • SFSA member Rachel Ara - Main Prize Winning Work of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016​
    SFSA member Rachel Ara - Main Prize Winning Work of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016​
  • SFSA member Emile Vidal Carr, Fashion Designer
    SFSA member Emile Vidal Carr, Fashion Designer
  • SFSA member Le Guo, Fine Artist, in conversation with Stephen Baycroft
    SFSA member Le Guo, Fine Artist, in conversation with Stephen Baycroft
  • Work by SFSA member and fine art sculpture Christopher Baxter
    Work by SFSA member and fine art sculpture Christopher Baxter
  • SFSA member Adelaide Damoah in her studio during Open Studios
    SFSA member Adelaide Damoah in her studio during Open Studios
  • Artplatform Annual Fundraising Event - Anonymous - Image Warren King
    Artplatform Annual Fundraising Event - Anonymous - Image Warren King
  • Works by SFSA member Helen Carnac
    Works by SFSA member Helen Carnac
  • SFSA Founder Matthew Wood wins Civic Award - image Warren King
    SFSA Founder Matthew Wood wins Civic Award - image Warren King
  • Points of Contact live art performace no format Gallery
    Points of Contact live art performace no format Gallery
  • SFSA member Stu Mackay who infuses fine art painting with innovative graphic design
    SFSA member Stu Mackay who infuses fine art painting with innovative graphic design
  • SFSA, ArtReach and Well London free kids art activity day at Woolwich Dockyard YMCA
    SFSA, ArtReach and Well London free kids art activity day at Woolwich Dockyard YMCA
  • SFSA member Naki Kaddu, fine art jewellery maker in her studio
    SFSA member Naki Kaddu, fine art jewellery maker in her studio
  • SFSA member Jane Cairns in her ceramic studio
    SFSA member Jane Cairns in her ceramic studio
  • Jerwood Award for Contemporary Making 2010 SFSA member David Gates
    Jerwood Award for Contemporary Making 2010 SFSA member David Gates
  • Long standing SFSA member and award winning London based Illustrator Rod Hunt
    Long standing SFSA member and award winning London based Illustrator Rod Hunt
  • Anthology Deptford Foundry - SFSA 80 new affordable artists' studios opening mid-2018
  • SFSA member Rachel Ara - Main Prize Winning Work of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016​
  • SFSA member Emile Vidal Carr, Fashion Designer
  • SFSA member Le Guo, Fine Artist, in conversation with Stephen Baycroft
  • Work by SFSA member and fine art sculpture Christopher Baxter
  • SFSA member Adelaide Damoah in her studio during Open Studios
  • Artplatform Annual Fundraising Event - Anonymous - Image Warren King
  • Works by SFSA member Helen Carnac
  • SFSA Founder Matthew Wood wins Civic Award - image Warren King
  • Points of Contact live art performace no format Gallery
  • SFSA member Stu Mackay who infuses fine art painting with innovative graphic design
  • SFSA, ArtReach and Well London free kids art activity day at Woolwich Dockyard YMCA
  • SFSA member Naki Kaddu, fine art jewellery maker in her studio
  • SFSA member Jane Cairns in her ceramic studio
  • Jerwood Award for Contemporary Making 2010 SFSA member David Gates
  • Long standing SFSA member and award winning London based Illustrator Rod Hunt
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All about match funding. They get £20k from GLA if public raise £20k too. Can you chip in? https://t.co/N05lKO9Z9Q
29 July 2016

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What's on - no format gallery
What's on - no format gallery

Full gallery listings information Jan - Jun 2016

Anthology Deptford Foundry
Anthology Deptford Foundry

SFSA acquired 250 year leasehold for 80 new purpose built artists' and craft and designer maker studio workspaces at Anthology Deptford Foundry

Courses and Workshops
Courses and Workshops

Our Courses and Workshops are all run by practicing artists at various locations, own working studios or part of SFSA outreach projects/programmes