40 West Studios

Our Mission:

40 West Studios, located one block from West Colfax, provides affordable studio space for active, entrepreneurial creatives in the heart of a certified arts district in Lakewood, Colorado. 

Scroll to the bottom of this page to learn more about studio benefits and logistics.


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How we see ourselves

We seek to create a community that is collaborative, engaged, and accessible; a supportive community that values interaction and participation with other seekers, creators, and the 40 West community as a whole.

Who we are

40 West Arts is a group of artists, creatives, business owners, students, and community members who believe the Arts enrich our lives and have come together to manifest our vision of a vibrant arts district along the West Colfax corridor.


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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

  • 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

The Logistics

There are 13 creative suites (individual or shared) and 3 workshops with garage door access. Units start at 200 sq. feet, with monthly rents starting at $279 --includes utilities and WiFi. Call 303.718.1738 or email Jane for more details.

Online Application

Interested in applying for one of the affordable studio spaces? Please complete the online application. Your information will be reviewed and a member of 40 West Arts will follow up with you regarding details or to schedule a tour.

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