40 West Studios

Our Mission:

40 West Studios is a professional creative space for working artists and creatives who are engaged with the 40 West Arts community. 40 West Studios is a collaborative community of artists and creatives seeking to expand their work and their reach through a collegial network of creatives.

Our partnership with the Lakewood-W. Colfax Business Improvement District allows us to offer affordable studio space for active, entrepreneurial creatives right in the heart of 40 West Arts, Lakewood’s state-certified creative district. 40 West Studios is located one block north of West Colfax at 1615 Reed Street, Lakewood 80214 (next door to Sweet Bloom Coffee Roasters).

There are 16 units overall, 13 creative suites (individual or shared) and 3 workshops with garage door access. Units start at 210 sq. feet, with monthly rents as low as $280 --includes utilities and WiFi. Call 303.718.1738 or email Jane for more details.

There is currently a waiting list, but a number of studios may be available soon. Please fill out our online application (see orange button top right), and we will notify you as space becomes available.



Current 40 West Studios Artists

Studio 1 - Pantera Radio (Beto Gaytan)
Local Radio Station

Studio 2 - Jennifer Coulter and Jane S. Marino
Nutritional Therapy and Healing Arts radicalsparks.com 

Studio 3 - Artist Charlotte Bassin & Writer Jamie Cornell
Art Maps and Empowerment Coaching

Studio 4a - Kevin Yoshida 
Architect and Urban Design

Studio 4b - The Creativity Lab of Colorado
Nonprofit service organization for creatives and creative communities

Studio 5 - JoAnn King and Jasmine Sanchez
Jewelry and Metal Arts

Studio 6 - Suzanne Ellenbogen
Encaustic Art and Oils

Studio 7 - Diane Allison
Photography, Painting, and Vintage Goods



Studio 8 - Krystie Rose Millich
Mosaic Art

Studio 9 - Richard Chamberlain
Acrylic and Pastels

Studio 10 - Kathy Mitchell-Garton
Artist and Writer

Studio 11 - Sarah De’Angelo

Studio 12 - Richard Sweetman, Zephyr Street Studios
Jewelry and Metal Arts

Studio 13 - Bill Marino - Lakewood W. Colfax BID
Studio Office

Studio 14 - Robert Hickler 
Steel Sculptures

Studio 15 & 16 - Sean Doherty 
Metal Sculptures + Repurposed Art

Studio Benefits

  • 24/7 secure access

  • 12-foot ceiling & exposed ductwork

  • Outdoor communal space

  • Communal kitchen

  • WiFi included

  • Hi-capacity HVAC

  • All utilities included

  • Lockable door to all individual studios

  • Dedicated hallway hanging space plus internal gallery

  • Easy access to light rail & West Colfax Ave.

  • Artisanal coffee shop next door

  • Ample, Free parking

  • Natural light (skylights and/or windows in each studio)

  • In addition to 13 studios, 3 shops with individual garage door access also available

  • Storage space available

  • Gated and locked back lot

  • Located on the ArtLine in the heart of a vibrant emerging art community in a certified creative district

  • Direct access to district events, revenue opportunities, and support

  • A collaborative community filled with opportunity and potential

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