Running With Scissors; artist studios & community is a diverse artist studio collective thriving in the industrial and eclectic East Bayside neighborhood of Portland, ME. A dedicated work space, it serves over 50 artists working in various mediums sharing equipment, space, community, ideas, support and tools. This community brings the resources and community together for artists to reach their independent creative goals.
Clay@ RWS Art Studios is part of and is housed within Running With Scissors. It was created in 2013 when Running With Scissors artist studios moved into its current location at 250 Anderson Street in Portland, Maine. The Clay Center is committed to providing affordable space to serious clay artists.
Kate Anker (center) owns and operates Running With Scissors. She has entrusted Christine Caswell (left) and Meg K. Walsh (right) with the design and day to day operation of The Clay Center. So far we are all still smiling!