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Second Floor Studios & Arts (SFSA) is a leading arts organisation providing affordable studio workspace for visual and fine artists’ and craft and designer makers alongside other creative industries. Established in 1997 the company currently operates four sites (two in Deptford, Wembley Park and Sevenoaks) housing over 160 members and the support from their further 40+ interns, employees and apprentices. 

Second Floor Studios programmes no format Gallery and aims to provide:
• affordable high quality studios, workshops and project spaces
• supportive environment
• knowledge transfer and mentoring through its Shared Skills Time Bank
• exhibition programme
• advocacy and innovation

Our studio members are 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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  • SFSA Drawing Open Preview evening, so busy there was a street party
    SFSA Drawing Open Preview evening, so busy there was a street party
  • Painter Heyeseung Lee enjoying her first open studio at Wembley Park
    Painter Heyeseung Lee enjoying her first open studio at Wembley Park
  • Deptford Foundry - Depositing now - 80 studios & Gallery, opening November 2018
    Deptford Foundry - Depositing now - 80 studios & Gallery, opening November 2018
  • Susie Breen's studio, Wembley Park
    Susie Breen's studio, Wembley Park
  • Work by Studio Member Susie Breen, Wembley Park
    Work by Studio Member Susie Breen, Wembley Park
  • Rula Sayegh's Studio, Wembley Park
    Rula Sayegh's Studio, Wembley Park
  • Rula's Ceramic Sculptures
    Rula's Ceramic Sculptures
  • Three100 Fundraising, Artist thank you party at no format Gallery
    Three100 Fundraising, Artist thank you party at no format Gallery
  • Turab & Arwa, Studio Members, Wembley Park
    Turab & Arwa, Studio Members, Wembley Park
  • Karen Alleyne's Studio, Wembley Park
    Karen Alleyne's Studio, Wembley Park
  • SFSA Founder Matthew Wood wins Civic Award for Economic Regeneration - image Warren King
    SFSA Founder Matthew Wood wins Civic Award for Economic Regeneration - image Warren King
  • Anonymous - charity fundraiser - Will return June 2020 as part of Deptford Foundry Open Studios
    Anonymous - charity fundraiser - Will return June 2020 as part of Deptford Foundry Open Studios
  • SFSA Drawing Open Preview evening, so busy there was a street party
  • Painter Heyeseung Lee enjoying her first open studio at Wembley Park
  • Deptford Foundry - Depositing now - 80 studios & Gallery, opening November 2018
  • Susie Breen's studio, Wembley Park
  • Work by Studio Member Susie Breen, Wembley Park
  • Rula Sayegh's Studio, Wembley Park
  • Rula's Ceramic Sculptures
  • Three100 Fundraising, Artist thank you party at no format Gallery
  • Turab & Arwa, Studio Members, Wembley Park
  • Karen Alleyne's Studio, Wembley Park
  • SFSA Founder Matthew Wood wins Civic Award for Economic Regeneration - image Warren King
  • Anonymous - charity fundraiser - Will return June 2020 as part of Deptford Foundry Open Studios
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What's on - no format Gallery
What's on - no format Gallery

New no format Gallery 
Casting House, Arklow Road (Moulding Lane)
Deptford, SE14 6BN

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

Wembley Park Studios
Wembley Park Studios

Providing 26 new affordable self-containted studio spaces at Wembley Park. Opening 1st Feb 2018