Bench Rental at Studio JSD

Our Resident Artists are a very important part of our metalsmithing community! We love building a nurturing, supportive environment where artists can collaborate, learn, and grow. Here are some of the benefits our Resident Artists enjoy--reach out to us at or call 616.607.2470 to learn more!

  • Dedicated personal bench with task lighting and flex shaft
  • Locking cabinet for personal tools and supplies
  • Use of studio tools and equipment during open hours (when classes/workshops are not in session)
  • Access to GIA Lab Equipment
  • Professional space to meet with clients
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Artist page on Studio JSD Website with links to your social and websites
  • Professional mailing/shipping address
  • Discounted Gallery commission rate (20% versus the current industry standard of 50%--a 60% savings!)
  • Exclusive early access to Studio JSD shopping events
  • Refrigerator and microwave
  • Extensive Studio lending library
  • Participation in Studio Events and promotions
  • Ability to host personal events (on approval)
  • 24/7 access (additional monthly fee)
  • Client referrals for custom work
  • Free selling space at Annual DeStash Bash
  • Lunch and Learn Program
  • 10% Discount on ALL Studio JSD classes and workshops, INCLUDING Visiting Artists
  • 10% Discount on regularly priced tools and supplies--including cut metal
  • Trade account prices on items from Stuller and Rio Grande.

We highly value our Resident Artists and are committed to providing the best environment for professional development, personal growth, and creative collaboration.