Queen Street Studios, located in the heart of downtown Dartmouth, opened its doors on October 24, 2006.
Fondly known as QSS, it owes its genesis to the personal and professional background of its creative director Julia Rivard. Her vision was to create a place for creatives to meet, work and share ideas. Together with business partner Trevor Marshall, Julia purchased the historic Union Protection Company property, built in 1895 at 50, Queen Street in Dartmouth. In the summer of 2006, the interior of the building was transformed into a unique space and Julia's dream became a reality.
Today QSS is a vibrant space nurturing the creative energies of its members, and reaching out to the community and beyond to further the growth of the creative profession.
Queen Street Studios' mission is to provide a vibrant and unique studio space for creative professionals and students to use, to provide learning opportunities relevant to the creative professions, to reach out to the community & beyond and to further the growth of the creative professions in Nova Scotia.
The team at Queen Street Studios is comprised of members (see portfolios) and owners Julia Rivard and Trevor Marshall. Click here for bios.
The Norex Connection:
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