Membership is paid annually and starts from September – August, however due to the current COVID19 disruption, we will offer anyone who wishes to sign up over the summer of 2020 an extension of  their membership until September 2021.​ Membership can, if preferred, be paid for in kind by volunteering in some capacity at an exhibition or other event.

 Should you be considering joining Saltspace as a member we invite you to look over our aims and values and ask yourself whether they align with you and your way of working.


• Creativity and Collaboration

• Support

• Education and Skill-sharing 

• Accessibility and Inclusivity 

• Sustainability 

• Openness and Transparency


• Providing a platform for new artists to make, exhibit and sell work with a strong support network

• Promoting creative collaboration, skill-sharing and learning

• Nurturing an accessible and inclusive creative space 

• Meaningfully engaging with our local community 

• Providing a sustainable co-op for future members

• Cultivating honesty and transparency at all levels

As we are a non-profit co-operative we do rely on contributions to help meet our running costs. 

BECOME A MEMBER NOW ↓ Click the relevant membership below to fill out the application form and purchase a membership.


The below benefits apply to the student/graduate & emerging artist membership only.

  • Complimentary 10% discount at Cassart!


  •  Apply to exhibit work in our gallery space, you can download the application form here. 


  •  Apply for a self-led artist residency in our gallery space with optional exhibition at the end of residence.


  • Sell unlimited pieces of work through our online shop. Saltspace only takes 20% commission towards our running costs.


  • Each member has a dedicated artist profile page detailing practice and relevant links on our website. See current members here.


  • Run workshop(s) with 50% discount on the usual hire rate in our community space.  Hire costs for members are £25 full day rate or £5 per hour with the 4rth hour free.


  • You can apply for a studio space in our Makers Space which has limited availability.




Student & Graduate Membership £10

Open to students studying at institutions based in Scotland. Graduate Membership is open to recent graduates from an institution based in Scotland within the current year 2020.

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Emerging Artist Membership £20

Open to graduates in the last 2 years and above, as well as emerging artists based in Scotland.

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The below 'Associate' memberships have specific benefits and do not include the

ones above. This membership has more specific output and involvement with us. 

  • Sign up to invigilate exhibitions

  • Assist installations

  • Volunteer at a specific event that has an area of interest

  • Assist in one off workshops

If you are unable to pay membership fees but still want to be part of Saltspace please drop us an email at and we will do our best to help.

Associate (Waged)Membership £10

Open to anyone wanting to gain specific experience for example invigilating or helping out at events that have a particular area of interest.

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Associate (Unwaged) Membership £7.50

Open to anyone unemployed looking to gain specific experience for example invigilating or helping out at events that have a particular area of interest.

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98 Saltmarket St. G1 5LD, Glasgow   - Community Space

142 Saltmarket St. G1 5L, Glasgow   - Makers Space

270 High St. G4 0QT, Glasgow        - Gallery Space

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Saltspace is a voluntary, artist ran, non-profit Cooperative CIC across three spaces in the East end of Glasgow, UK.


As part of 'Space for Growth'supported by Glasgow City Properties.

Company no. SC634438