Cuckoo Farm Studios
Studio Space for Artists in Essex
NFASP Member Essex County Council

Welcome to Cuckoo Farm Studios

Cuckoo Farm Studios formed in 1992, in converted farm buildings on the northern outskirts of the historical town of Colchester. We support emerging talent through our Graduate Award Scheme, and we continue to develop artists through professional development.

For an artist application form, please get in touch.


Featured artist

Influenced by  poetry  and philosophical statements , I am exploring memories through  process using mixed art media.   "Boundaries between memories and images. Dialectics of  facts  and  values , realities and dreams, memories and legends, projects and chimeras. Examined with such dialectics, the past is not stable, it does not return to the memories either with the same traits or in the same light. As soon as the past is situated within the inner values of a person who does not forget it appears with the double force of mind which remember and the soul which feasts upon its faithfulness.The soul and the mind do not have the same memories"    Gaston Bachelard  

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Colchester Art Society Summer Exhibition 2017

15th-29th July

Cuckoo Farm Studios artists are among those exhibiting paintings, prints and sculpture in ...

Debbie Ayles - Glimpses of Architecture

A new exhibition, Glimpses of Architecture, featuring work by Cuckoo Farm associate artist Debbie Ayles.


Ruth Philo - Paint Ground

A new exhibition, Paint Ground, featuring work by Cuckoo Farm tenant Ruth Philo.


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