• Street Level is a leading photography arts organisation that provides artists and the public with a range of opportunities to make and engage with photography.


    We are a gallery and an open access photographic production facility, committed to quality and equality across all our activity. We provide a compelling artistic programme in the city of Glasgow that is challenging and accessible, local and international, diverse and highly individual. Our programme’s reach is extended through a partnership network of local, regional and national venues that we provide exhibitions for. We also devise and deliver creative collaborations with community partners, which forge pathways for lifelong learning and increase access to the arts for all who want to participate.


    We are members of Scotland’s Workshops, the network of production centres across Scotland.

  • Studio Facilities Film processing B&W & C-41 all formats B&W Darkroom, for all neg format printing Dry print finish facility...

    Studio Facilities

    Film processing B&W & C-41 all formats

    • B&W Darkroom, for all neg format printing
    • Dry print finish facility with vacuum mount press
    • Digital suite with iMacs and full Adobe CS
    • Hasselblad Flextight X5 film scanner
    • Epson A3 flatbed document and film scanner
    • A2 EPSON inkjet printer
    • Photography Studio - 3 x 270cm wide wall-mounted backgrounds in grey/white/black at 3m height + assortment of colour 270cm backdrops/ Secondary Manfrotto portable backdrop stand for fabric etc.
    • 2 x Bowens XE400 studio flashes + 1 x Bowens Gemini 500 with wireless digital transmitter and analogue sync cables
    • 4 x Daylight Balanced Unilights

                Copy stand
                UV light box for cyanotypes/ alt processes

    • Tripods, C-stand, reflectors, snoot, beauty dish, umbrellas
    • Internet 



    SLP will offer RSA resident artists free membership – worth £80 and concessionary rates for the duration of their residency. In addition, we offer 10 days use of the studio (worth £400). Costs of consumables need to be covered and the following subsidized costs apply:


    Film processing:  

      - B&W: per 35mm film £3 : per 120 film £4

      - C-41 colour film process chemistry 650ml for up to 5 x 35mm or 6 x 120mm films: £21

    Darkroom/ Digital suite/ Dry print finish: full day: £8

    Hasselblad scanner: £6 per 2 hour session

    Digital printing, per print: A4: £2, A3: £4, A2: £5

    Studio hire: discounted rate: Full day £40

    See:  http://www.streetlevelphotoworks.org/facilities for further details


    Minimum Period



    Maximum Period

    6 months


    Other facilities

    Access to our extensive collection of photobooks and periodicals in photography, as well as other information resources on the history and current state of photography in Scotland.


    Support offered

    Free membership.

    Concessionary rates.

    Induction on all facilities.

    Technical support.

    Professional Development opportunity – i.e., participation in portfolio review event; visit to a photography festival; SLP to set up introductory meetings with experts.

    Mentoring sessions with Director.


    Promotional support offered

    We will promote the residency in our programme, on our website and through social media.


    Exhibition or other opportunities

    Street Level are keen to promote quality outcomes though this is not conditional  of the residency.

    We would promote and support a public talk on the work-in-progress by the residency artist.

    Work produced will be considered for future offsite opportunities subject to discussion with SLP.




    The artist must have experience of the photographic processes they wish to develop through access to SLP facilities. Whilst new techniques may form part of the residency activity, they must have a working knowledge of the equipment they are p­­­­roposing to use.


    Accommodation offered



    Alternative accommodation

    Street Level does not have residency accomodation, but can advise. For prolonged stays the resident is responsible for acquiring appropriate accomodation for the residency period if outside the central belt.



    Street Level is based in Trongate 103 which is situated on Trongate in Glasgow's Merchant City area. If you are travelling to Glasgow, you can easily access Trongate 103 by public transport.

    Train: The nearest mainline stations are Queen Street and Central Station. please call 08457 48 49 50 for timetable details. The nearest local train stations are Argyle Street and High Street.
    Subway: St.Enoch is the closest subway station to Trongate 103.
    BusTrongate 103 is easily accessible by bus. For full bus, train and subway information, please call Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 22 23 or visit www.travelinescotland.com.
    Parking: There are car parks situated on Albion St, King St and Glassford St which are all just a few minutes walk from Trongate 103.



    Street Levels galleries and facilities aim to be a welcoming and accessible space for all.  We are based on the ground floor with step free, double door entry from the street to all areas. The knowledgeable and approachable staff are dedicated to nurturing talent and always on hand to offer insights, answer questions and engage in meaningful conversations; creating a welcoming atmosphere where exploration and creative learning are fostered and supported.

    More details regarding access can be found on our website:




    Street Level have public liability insurance that covers activity within our Gallery and facility spaces. The artist would require their own insurance to cover their own equipment and any offsite working with the public.


    For further details please visit streetlevelphotoworks.org

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