Autotelic Studios

Autotelic Studios

Autotelic Studios is a nonprofit arts organization that creates alternative workspace for artists in Chicago.

Access Our Wood Shop

Need access to a wood shop? Autotelic maintains full shop facilities in a separate building behind the Autotelic West location, which are available to both authorized studio artists and Access Members. Studio artists can utilize shop facilities 24/7; Access Members can utilize shop facilities 7 days a week, 8am-10pm. Shop access can be purchased in packages, outlined below.

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It is important to note that Access Members do not have designated studio spaces on site and may only use Shop Facilities during open hours,  8am-10pm.

Access Members also receive:

  • Invitations to VIP and Members-only events
  • Discounts on merchandise and ticketed events
  • One edition of FLOW, Autotelic's quarterly zine
  • A limited edition screen print

Sign Up

To sign up for an Access Membership, please provide us with your contact information by filling out the form below. Before you can access shop facilities, you will need to coordinate an authorization session with our Shop Manager, Ali Noe, by emailing her at Monthly access fees can be cancelled at any time, but Authorization Fees are non-refundable (we promise its going to a good cause!). Once you submit the form below, you will receive two invoices: one invoice for $75 authorization fee, and an invoice for your Access Package of your choice.

Your Access Membership sign-up will not be complete until you submit your authorization fee and choose an Access Package. After you complete and submit the form below, a link to pay your authorization fee ($75) via our secure SquareUp page will be provided, and you will be redirected away from this website. REMEMBER: You will not be allowed to utilize Autotelic shop facilities until you schedule and pass an authorization session with our Shop Manager.

If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to reach out to us at

Sign Up Form

Name *
If you have a preferred gender pronoun, please note this in parenthesis.
Phone *
Mailing Address *
Mailing Address
Your home mailing address.
Choose how you would like to be billed for your Access Membership.

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