Bare Hand Collective
 
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about us

''  Bare Hands and Open Arms "

Bare Hand Collective is an interdisciplinary collaborative working space and education hub for makers, artists, musicians, designers, and the like. Our main goal is simple: to make better. We hope to create an inclusive, diverse, and collaborative environment for creatives, an accessible location for our regional community to source reliable, commissioned work for home and business, and a creative education facility for skilled trades, artisanal techniques, creative conceptual thinking, and community-driven initiatives.

We currently house 8 independent artists, the Charlotte Mason Printing Company letterpress and design studio, Workweek Screen Print Studio, and the Losobe Woodworks shop. We are growing our collective to include satellite members and businesses throughout Pensacola, as well as opening membership opportunities to students, families, and professionals starting in early 2018. 

Questions? Curiosity? Contact us here.

 
 
 
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Our Components

 
 

Wood Shop

Our founder, Jeff Bere, started Losobe Woodworks in 2015. You can find his work in various businesses downtown, such as Perfect Plain Brewery, Wilfrid's Barber and Fine Goods, Wild Lemon Fitness, End of the Line Cafe, and more. He is dedicated to not only growing the makers community of Pensacola but also investing himself fully in his craftsmanship and quality. See his work and contact him here.


Letterpress Studio

Our manager, Caitlyn Cooney, started Charlotte Mason Printing Company in 2016. You can find her at many of the local markets in the community such as Hot Glass Cold Brew or Gallery Night, as well as at her monthly historic tour at the Museum of Commerce every third Tuesday. Everything from posters to greeting cards, business suites to wedding collections, are all printed on her 100-year-old letterpress machines. See her process, work, and contact her here.

 

SILKSCREEN STUDIO 

Workweek Studio is ran by local screen printer Richard Humphreys. He specializes in show posters and fine art prints. Need t-shirts made? Bare Hand and Workweek will partner to get you a run! See his work, shop, and contact him here.


Artist collective

Our Artist Collective is comprised of 6 core artists working out of our warehouse studios. They include Famous Gabe, Shauncey Fury, Poppy Garcia, Jarrod Goldman, Mallorie Keeley, Ali Roudabush, Adam Keene, and Mathew Marchlewski. Members have worked collectively on projects such as Cubed at Foo Foo Fest along with various public art events throughout the city. Learn more about their stories and see their work below.

Our newest satellite artist members will be announced in 2018. For more information on becoming a satellite member, contact us here.

 

Non Profit

Bare Hand Collective was started in August of 2017. As we grow, our ultimate goal has always been to offer a non-profit component of our Collective in order to foster educational programming and community outreach initiatives in order to grow the makers circle of Pensacola. As we are early in the process, we expect to have all certifications in the beginning of 2018. For more information on becoming a part of the non-profit, how to help with the process, or interest in becoming a member of our board, contact us here.

Interested in donating? Check out our GoFundMe.


Education

Education is the main hub of our efforts - not only with the local community, but within our own collective as well. We aim to inspire, guide, and push one another to continuously grow, but more than that, we aim to help our friends and neighbors reach their creative goals. Our educational efforts are broken down into two facets:

1. Youth - first and foremost, we are structuring an aspect of our educational programming to encourage children to learn critical creative skills early on. Between all of our facilities (woodworking, letterpress/design, and fine art) we hope to educate children on things like basic hand-building skills, concepts of visual branding, artistic expression and vision, and an overall understanding of their creative voice. 

2. Creative entrepreneurs and professionals - as a collective, we've found that we have learned more from one another's wisdom than many of the valuable lessons from our formal education. Our goal is to hold keynote lectures, host talks with local creatives, and have networking nights in order to learn how we as creatives can better approach the management of our businesses. 


Event Space

Our space will be available for rent coming in 2018. 

 
 
 
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rates

 
 

$185

Large Private Studio

10' x 10' | Lockable Door | 1 of 8 collective artists | CURRENTLY FULL

$150

Small Private Studio

8' x 10' | Lockable Door | 1 of 8 collective artists | CURRENTLY FULL

 

 

$135

Flex studio space

Don't require the privacy of a studio with a door? Monthly flex is an option. CURRENTLY FULL

 $50

WORKSPACE BY THE WEEK

Work in the open area flex art space or within the office area one week at a time. CURRENTLY FULL

 

 

$5 | $10

WORKSPACE BY THE DAY

Need internet or a space to finish a large piece for a half day or a full day? Come hang out at the collective and gain some last minute inspiration. 

$TBD

Special studio usage

Are you a printmaker or a woodworker that requires special equipment? A student that needs access to a specialized print studio? We can help with that. Contact us here.

 

 

tbd 2018

satellite artist members

Are you an artist that wants to be a part of Bare Hand Collective but stay in your current work space? You can participate in our programming, become a member of the nonprofit, and benefit from our network for a low monthly fee. Interested? Contact us here

TBD 2018

Public Memberships

Interested in supporting our Maker community on an annual basis? Benefit from discounted event entry and educational programming by becoming an annual member. Interested? Contact us here.

 
 
 
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Our Artists

 
 

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Membership

Interested in becoming a member of Bare Hand Collective? We want to grow beyond our walls and benefit the community with programming, education, networking opportunities, and more. 

All monthly subscription amounts go strictly toward supporting Bare Hand Collective and our non-profit coming this year. Your funds will allow us to host community events, fund educational programming, support our artists with local projects, and more. Want to see us get involved with something specific? Contact us here.

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Student

> 20% discount on all classes & entry to Bare Hand Events with valid student ID

> 10% sales discount from participating members

> Opportunities for further education in professional development within your chosen medium; internships, apprenticeships, volunteer credit

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Individual

> 20% discount on all classes and entry to Bare Hand Events

> 10% sales discount from participating members

> Opportunities for entrepreneurial development, networking events, makers classes and more.

 

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Family 

(Perfect for a household of 2 or more participants)

> 20% discount on all classes and entry to Bare Hand Events

> 10% sales discount from participating members 

> 20% off youth education and summer programming 

> FREE event entry for youth 15 years of age or younger with adult member

> Educational opportunities for the entire family, summer camp programming, and more.

 
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VENDOR

> 30% discount on all vendor fees

> 25% discount on all classes & non-vendor events

> 10% sales discount from participating members 

> Guaranteed spot at markets, maker fairs, and vendor events

> Opportunities to host/coordinate educational and professional programming

Satellite artist or Business

> 30% discount on all vendor fees

> 30% discount on all classes & non-participitory events

> 20% sales discount from participating members 

> Guaranteed spot at markets, maker fairs, vendor events, with featured wall or booth space

> Opportunities for non-profit support for educational programming or community outreach

> Scheduled use of Bare Hand Maker facilities at a discounted rate (TBD by each member per their facility/equipment)

> Featured in Bare Hand publications such as zines or blogs as well as merch

> Represented as a satellite member on our website

 
 

Membership Types

 
 

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CONTACT US

 
 

Questions? Commissions? Want to be involved? Drop us a line below.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bare Hand Collective

2370 North Palafox Street, Bldg 1
Pensacola, FL   32501
(850) 564-6909
By Appointment Only