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WINTER WORKSHOPS NOW ONLINE!

Obligatory Holiday Season Advertising: If you’re gonna give a gift this year, what better gift to give than HANDS-ON KNOWLEDGE FOR MAKING AND DOING! That’s what we’re selling with our vast array of classes and workshops for Winter 2013-14. Browse online at shop.as220.org! Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
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AS220 Provcast Episode 02 – Frank Difficult!

Yes, the AS220 podcast, er, Provcast is back in business. This time we sat down with longtime Providence filmmaker and sound artist Frank Difficult.
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Artist in Residence Performance, Fri 11/15 10pm @ Psychic Readings

AS220's November Artist in Residence performance is this Friday at Psychic Readings! Con(text) - An interactive multimedia exploration of mainstream media, social justice, spying, capitalism, and identity.
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November Printshop Classes

The AS220 Printshop has a November full of new and exciting classes. On Thursday, November 14th and 21st from 6-10pm is Intro to Bookbinding with Jieun Reiner. On Monday, November 18th from 6-10pm, we are offering a new class in Cyanotype. Monotype: Drawing from Life meets on Friday November 15th from 6-10pm with Myron Rubenstein.
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Fab Academy returns to AS220!

The Providence, RI branch of the Fab Academy is now accepting applications for the class of 2014. Classes meet at AS220 Labs in Providence, RI from January 15, 2014 through May 28, 2014 and additional open lab time is available through June 30th, 2014.
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Media Arts Lecture Series: Tuesday, November 5, 7:30pm

Contemporary media artists Thomas Bell and Christina deRoos will discuss their approach to creating interactive multimedia performance work that incorporates an array of technology, often repurposed to serve creative ends.
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Open House on Tuesday, November 5, 6-8pm

Have questions, want to see the Industries, meet the folks who use it, just want to spend some time with our lovely members? Our open houses typically happen the first Tuesday of every month. They are FREE!
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OPEN STUDIO SATURDAY – october 12th

Discover the work of AS220 artists who live and make art in our three downtown buildings at the Second Annual AS220 Open Studios, this Saturday, October 12th from 4-7:30pm.
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SIGN UP FOR INTRO TO SILKSCREEN!

Haven’t you always wanted to learn how to silkscreen? Print your own posters, shirts, books and zines, cards and stationary, and get them all out into the world!
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Media Arts Lecture Series: Simon Slowinski

Screenshots, Loops, Fragments, Piles.  This lecture looks into a small slice of emerging computer/Internet based art. As the digital landscape expands, images are generated, appropriated, collected and consumed in an accelerating loop. In such a chaotic environment how do we define and create work of value? Simon Slowinski is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Printmaking, […]
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intro to offset printing!

Sign up for Intro to Offset Printing! Thursdays. September 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24; 6-10pm  Colorful ‘zines, single-page artists’ books, posters, and flyers can all be created in large quantities using the Printshop’s Offset Press. The first class will be spent in the Media Arts Lab using the Adobe Creative Suite to turn […]
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Media Arts Lecture Series with John Slepian

[vimeo]https://vimeo.com/58933830[/vimeo] Interactive Media Installation: The Art Is the Stuff That Happens. September 3, 7:30pm at AS220 Industries John Slepian’s artwork has been shown at P.S.1/MoMA and Hunter College Art Galleries in New York, the Exploratorium in San Francisco, Axiom Gallery and the Boston Center for the Arts in Boston, and elsewhere in U.S and Canada. He exhibits with the […]
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FREE workshop: make kinetic bird sculptures for Foo Fest!

Paint, collage, and assemble a flock of birds to be used in a performance at Foo Fest!  Foo Fest Artist-in-Residence Xander Marro is concocting a rare and captivating spectacle involving birds, cats, witches, and more, and it all comes to life August 10th on Empire St.  In this workshop, you’ll get a sneak peek at […]
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Screenprinting for Kids and Teens!

Hey kids and teens (and parents)! Have you ever wanted to design your own t-shirt or print cool cards and stationery?  Learn how to do so in these great workshops! Students will learn the process of screen printing, designing and printing their own greeting cards on a variety of colorful papers. Screen printing will be […]
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July 2: Media Arts Lecture with Brett Henrikson

Brett Henrikson is a Providence based Artist and Photographer. After graduating from RISD in 2011, he has been focusing on making work in the analogue mediums of photography. Brett’s passion of photography is based strongly in the craft and alchemy of the process, from the dying art of C-Printing to traditional Silver Gelatin and the […]
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Be a Volunteer Mentor Animator

RiverzEdge Arts Project‘s Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Program and NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley in Woonsocket are seeking a Summer volunteer mentor to provide hands-on guidance and instruction in cartoon animation to a Woonsocket High School student from the week of June 24th to August 9. The position would require 3 hours a week, with a […]
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Mobile Sketchbook Project – CANCELLED

The Mobile Sketchbook Project’s visit to AS220 this afternoon, Thursday June 13th, has been CANCELLED due to weather. Rain and sketchbooks outdoors are not a good combo. They will be in Providence over the weekend and attempts are being made for them to set up somewhere in the vicinity on Saturday. We’ll keep you posted!
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Media Arts Lecture Series: Allen Riley on ULILLILLIA’s Mind Game

This lecture will look at a “mind game” created by Nick Smith, an independent videogame developer. The mind game is a kind of digitally-mediated procedure that, once learned, operates independently from digital technology. Is what we call “digital media” actually dependent on digital technology, or is it something else entirely? Tonight at 7:30 at AS220 […]
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Artist-In-Residence: Alexis Granwell showcase Wed, May 29th!

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/48876899[/vimeo] AS220 is proud to host printmaker Alexis Granwell as our Artist-In-Residence for May 2013. During her residency, Alexis worked on a series of oversized drypoint prints using the Takach 10’ press.  She printed from several 6’ Sintra, foam polyurethane, plates and incorporated monotype, collograph and silkscreen with the drypoint Sintra plates. Alexis will showcase […]
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Summer Silkscreen Classes for Kids and Teens

The AS220 Industries is expanding their course offerings to include classes for children. Printshop Keymember Kara Dunne will be teaching two silkscreen classes in the Printshop in July, one for children ages 8-12 and another for teens. In these classes, students will learn the basics of screen printining and be able to print their own […]
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Fun With Conductive Paints

  Join the members of AS220 labs on Tuesday May 21st for Open Hack Night, as we explore the possibilites of using conductive inks and paints in projects. Instructables in partnership with Bare Conductive are teaming up to sponsor this event and provide us with materials. Open Hack Night occurs every Tuesday night and is an opportunity for AS220 Industries members […]