The studio


The Studio offers the following tools and equipment:


  • 6 wheels

  • 2 kiln - 5 and 7 cu.ft. (membership includes all bisque and glaze firings - a full kiln can be rented to members and non members for special cone firings or rush orders for $180 per firing)

  • wedging tables

  • glazing station and mid range glazes

  • clay recycling station

  • throwing and hand building tools

  • slab roller


  • Rollers

  • Basic Inks and applicators

  • Barens

  • Squeegees

  • Etching Tools


  • 4 color station

  • emulsion and cleaners

  • Squeegees

  • Flash dryer

  • heat press

  • heat lamp

  • dark room


  • Easels

  • Wall Easel for large formats

  • Spirits disposal unit

  • Canvas Stretcher Pliers


  • 6 sewing machines

  • male modeling form

  • female modeling form

  • hand tools, scissors, snips, gauges, grippers, yard sticks etc

  • button holer

  • hand stitchers

  • 2 irons

  • 2 ironing boards


  • Drills and Drill Bits

  • Hammers & Mallets

  • Jigsaws

  • Circular saws

  • Screwdrivers

  • Dremel tool

  • Planers

  • Pliers

  • Extension Cords

  • Clamps

  • Palm Sanders

  • Staple Guns

  • Soldering Kit

  • Measuring Tools

  • Miter Saw

  • Dust Vac

  • Power Washer

  • Compressor

  • Carving Tools

  • Paper Cutters

  • Jewelry Making Kits

  • Levels

  • Measuring Tape

  • Rasps

  • Ladders

  • Dollies

Materials and Resources: AlterWork Studios offers its members access to a multitude of donated materials and resources that varies and may include:

  • brushes, pencils

  • paints, inks, colors, solvents, glues

  • nails and screws

  • recycled clay

  • scrap wood

  • threads and fabrics

  • paper, books and magazines


AlterWork Studios is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non‐profit arts service organization. Through Fractured Atlas, we receive your monetary donations, non-cash donations of materials, supplies and tools, as well as in-kind donations of services for the purposes of improving and growing our mission and artist community. Fractured Atlas also provides oversight of funds and issues reports as required by the donor. 

Fractured Atlas is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Contributions for the purposes of AlterWork Studios are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. For more information about this organization and their mission visit:

If you would like to donate to AlterWork Studios please find the link to the left.


The neighborhood

AlterWork Studios is located in Long Island City's growing art community sharing the neighborhood with Kaufman Arts District, Flux Factory, Museum of the Moving Image, Socrates Sculpture Park, Isamu Noguchi Museum, Kaufman Astoria Studios, MoMA PS1, Chocolate Factory Theater, transportation and a vibrant community of shops, bars and restaurants.