Mentoring for artists

Artist Paul Regan ARWS, founder of Studio Fridays and Director at Insight School of Art, mentors individual and small groups of new and emerging artists looking to develop their work and exhibit. Paul also holds Studio Fridays, a weekly studio day in North London for artists to work alongside each other, and receive one-to-one and group mentoring.

Send Paul an email if you would like to arrange regular artist mentoring sessions. If you would like to be considered for Studio Fridays, when a place becomes available, please complete the form at the bottom of this page.

Individual and Group Mentoring

Regular group mentoring sessions provide excellent peer bubbles. Artists not only benefits from the knowledge and experience of their mentor, but also from each other artist.

If you would like to join a group of up to three other artists, for weekly, fortnightly or monthly mentoring, please drop Paul a line. Existing groups of artists may apply together. Mentoring sessions for individuals are also possible.

Mentoring sessions can take place at Insight School of Art in Whetstone, North London or over Zoom.

One-off mentoring session
Minimum 45 minutes per artist / Maximum 3 artists per group
£80 per hour (divided by number of people participating)
Full payment in advance

6 weekly, fortnightly or monthly sessions
Minimum 20 minutes per artist / Maximum 4 artists per group
£70 per hour (divided by number of people participating)
Full payment in advance

Studio Fridays

Studio Fridays provides studio space and mentoring to fourteen, ambitious, new and emerging artists, on Fridays during term time.

In the past, Studio Fridays artists have held successful solo and group shows, been selected for major exhibitions, including at the Royal Academy, Mall Galleries and the Bankside Gallery, and have successfully applied for Masters and undergraduate courses at University. More information can be found on our news page.

Studio Fridays runs from 10.15am to 4pm at our Whetstone studio, every Friday during term time. Each twelve week term currently includes:

If you are a practicing artist working towards an exhibition or a national competition, and would like to become a Studio Fridays artist, please complete the application form below or contact us for more information by emailing Please note that places do not become available very often and are offered to those artists who are thought to be most suitable to join the existing group of artists.

The price for each twelve week term currently costs £450.

* New members will be added to the website once they have a solid and consistent body of work.

Application form

Please complete this following application form if you would like to be considered for Studio Fridays. We will confirm receipt of your application within one week, then consider it each time a place becomes available. We will only contact you again if we are able to offer you a place.

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