Started in 2007, Heron Crest Studios is a thriving community of 21 artists and artisans located on the second floor of a historic 19th century mill in a semi-rural area of Aston, PA. It is 10 minutes from Media, 15 minutes from West Chester, 20 minutes from northern Wilmington and Chadds Ford. There is easy access to I-95 and the Commodore Barry Bridge (Rt. 320).
Amenities include 24-hour studio access, safe and ample lighted off-street parking, video surveillance, camaraderie and networking with other artists, responsive management on site, high-speed Internet, and social media marketing. The studios vary in size with large windows facing either NNW or SSE. Seven studios are air-conditioned, the rest accommodate a window AC unit.
Heron Crest Studios rents studios to artists who enjoy working alongside other artists. The artists co-produce an annual 2-weekend autumn show called Art along the Creek, and participate in spring and fall Open Houses in conjunction with Rockdale Arts District. Some of the artists also participate in the Delaware County Studio Tour or organize their own solo shows.
Heron Crest Studios also rents out its Teaching Studio, 745 square feet with excellent controlled lighting and natural north light. Heron Crest Studios artists may teach small classes in their studios and/or rent out the Teaching Studio at a discounted rate.