Beatnik Studios was founded in 2008 by Lindsay Calmettes and Wes Davis. The two friends met while studying at Sac State and decided to open a shared photography studio together. The business was flexible and creative; soon Beatnik hit it's stride by becoming the first of it's kind mixed use event space / art gallery / photo studio. After 5 years on 17th and Broadway in Sacramento, it was time to make a more concrete investment in our city. We decided to dig our heels in, and found the perfect space to grow. In the summer of 2013, we purchased 723 S Street in Sacramento.
The warehouse part of 723 S street was built by The Great Western Power Company around the turn of the century, and acquired by PG&E sometime in the 1930's. The initial use of the space was to build large electrical equipment. The 5000+ square foot main space is jaw dropping. With 25 - 30 foot tall ceilings, and tons of skylights, the building truly caters to a wild imagination.
The building sits 2 blocks north of Southside Park. We are on the West end of Sacramento's most talked about up-and-coming R street District. We are very close to some of the best restaurants, bars, music halls and hotels in the city.
723 S Street
Sacramento, CA 9581
Open Tuesday and Thursday 11am - 5pm
most other days by appointment
LINDSAY CALMETTES - Founder & Event Lead
Lindsay developed her photography skills in the misty hills of northern Oregon where she grew up. As a champion basketball player she developed an impressive work ethic and relentless drive. Honesty and hard work are at the core of Lindsay’s practice and her vibrant client relations are a reflection of her remarkable character and strong values.
REBECCA FERRICK - Event Manager
KATHERINE HOGARTY - Event Specialist
WES DAVIS - Founder & Art Gallery Lead
Wes grew up in the rugged foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains where he developed a love for action and adventure. Years of skateboarding, snowboarding and exploration have given him a unique ability to capture the emotion of motion and excitement of action. Fun loving, light hearted and flexible.
HELENA ZITTEL - Art Gallery Specialist