2015 Print Lottery

April is Print Lottery month! This biennial fundraiser is a vital source of operating funds that helps us keep the doors open and the space accessible. See
New Workshop

Spring Recess Photo Bootcamp for Kids

April 20-24, 11am-3pm: This class will train students how to see the world and their surroundings in a new way, as well as what goes into making great photos.

Fab Academy Adventures #1 by Erin Kennedy

Erin Kennedy is a Fab Academy student in Canada, working remotely from Providence. She'll be writing a bi-weekly post for the Make Magazine blog highlighting the weekly projects of Academy students.

Topical Talks #2: Hacking the Common Denominator with David Cuartielles

Fab Academy Topical Talks continue, this week with David Cuartielles explaining his research on how technology can help meet everyone's expectations around education.
New Kits

Noisemusick Kit v.3

The 555 Noisemusick Kit is a musical instrument that generates chaotic square wave noise from two 555 oscillators. It's fun, noisy, and playable.

Fab Academy Topical Lecture 1: The Linear, the Circular and the Devolved

The first Fab Academy topical lecture with Ken Webster and Joe Iles from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

AS220 Industries Open House: Tuesday, February 3rd

Interested in learning more about the AS220 Industries? What workshops are currently being offered?

AS220 4th Annual Holiday Sale

Come get in the holiday spirit at the 4th Annual AS220 Holiday Sale on Saturday, December 6th! Who needs Black Friday, when you can show some love to your favorite local artists and makers?

Free! Artist talk Nov. 4 at 7:30pm at AS220 Industries

Scott Indermaur is a professional photographer whose work has included local and museum solo exhibits, international assignments for corporations and news organizations as well as interesting, notable subjects as Alan Greenspan to clients like General Motors.

Instructor Spotlight: Lara Henderson

Lara Henderson is a book artist, a printmaker, and a teacher. She holds degrees in Graphic Design and Letterform and Book Arts/Printmaking. As AS220’s Industries Director, Henderson oversees the printshop and media arts facilities and teaches classes. We talked with Henderson to find out why she’s hooked on books and what she loves about AS220.

Face Factory Workshops

We have a giant fake school bus and we are gonna drag race it down Empire Street with all of your favorite Providence Comics Consortium characters at Foo Fest. But we need your help!

New Toys!

AS220 Labs has a new addition to their collection of tools: a brand-new Shapeoko milling machine. We won the machine in a national competition by Inventables, a supply store for the artistically and technologically minded. The company selected an organization in each state for the prize, and they chose AS220 to represent Rhode Island.

Instructor Spotlight: Carey Goodrich

Carey Goodrich was born and raised along the shores of Connecticut and Massachusetts. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Savannah, GA with a BFA in Photography and Printmaking in 2013.

Learn to Silkscreen

Screenprinting is a versatile process that can be used to transfer graphic images to paper, wood, and fabric. It is ideal for making t-shirts, posters, coasters, greeting cards/stationery, and more. The AS220 Printshop offers monthly classes in screenprinting. The next class is Thursday July 10th and 17th from 6-10pm.


Join us at the Performance Space this Saturday, June 21 at 7pm for A Night of Machine Stories, a fundraiser for the AS220 offset press hosted by Walker Mettling. Saturday June 21st 7pm $10.
Camila Morales Monotype

Cyanotype Workshop

On Wednesday, June 18th from 6-10pm, the AS220 Printshop is offering a course in Cyanotype. Cyanotype, a photographic printing process that results in a cyan-blue print, is the perfect place to start an education in alternative (non-silver) photographic processes.


Rob Duarte is AS220's Artist in Residence for the month of June! He'll be working at the AS220 Labs working on a project involving custom laser-etching onto 35mm motion picture film stock and a DIY-built telecine machine for viewing. He'll be talking about this, and more, on Thursday at the Labs!


Summer classes are being offered for machine operation, software, arts, and more!

TWO Adventures with Mark Hosler of Negativland @AS220

May 15th: Hosler will play a rare solo set at the 95 Empire Black Box using homemade one­-of-­a-kind electronic devices. May 16th: AS220's Media Arts Lecture Series presents Mark Hosler's "Adventures in Illegal Art".


Collograph is a unique process that combines the sculptural elements of mixed media with printmaking. The plates not only produce interesting patterns and embossments in print, they also become beautiful objects in their own right.

celebrate 20 years of the paul krot community darkroom

When AS220 purchased and renovated a permanent home on Empire Street in Providence, one of the first programs to spring up in the new environs was the AS220 darkroom, now known as the Paul Krot Community Darkroom.