Installation at Dirt Palace

Check out the installation of the set pieces from Futureworlds: Escape From Jollyworld at the Dirt Palace window. This artist collective generously offered us their window space in Olneyville Square. The youth artists that contributed to the pieces in the installation are: Branson Tucker-Smith, Desmond Andrews, Jahrell Walker-Smith, Javie Hamel, June Santos, Keely Roberts, Lily…

Shepard Fairey of OBEY – mural and talk at Youth

AS220 Youth members got to meet Shepard Fairey, the artist behind OBEY clothing, the Obama “Hope” poster, and more. He shared his story and answered questions from members. Shepard Fairey was in town to paint his 100th mural last week in downtown Providence. The mural is of AS220 Youth’s own Anjel Newmann (current Director of…

Exciting staff changes at AS220 Youth

If you’ve been around the studio this fall, you may have noticed some new faces around. As we begin working on expanded partnerships with Nowell Leadership Academy and RI Training School, it’s opened new staffing opportunities. While we’re sending off a few admired teaching artists to their next adventures, we have a number of promotions…

Member Portrait Gallery and Quotes

Intern Eliza Hicks spent the summer creating these compelling Youth member portraits and doing numerous interviews. The photos were shot in the Youth Media Arts room and we love how they turned out with the colorful lights! Check out these samples from her gallery show that premiered at Futureworlds: Escape from Jollyworld. Allam “AS220 Youth…

Fall 2019 Classes!

Mondays 3:30-5pm Digital Design w/ Funmi Screen Printing (Pre-Printing Process) w/ Simcha Hip Hop Dance w/ Saulo Songwriting w/ Anjel, Cas, and Janay Tuesdays 3:30-5pm Filmmaking/Editing w/ Funmi Screen Printing w/ Simcha Comtemporary Dance/Authentic Movement w/ Saulo Recording (by appointment) w/ Atto Beatmaking w/ Devin Wednesdays 3:30-5pm Photography (Digital and Darkroom) w/ Funmi Drawing/Painting w/…

Daby Award 2019: Carlos de la Rosa

On August 6, AS220 Youth alum Carlos De La Rosa was presented with the William K. Daby “Find Life’s Surprises” Award. This $1000 award is given to a photographer in the AS220 Youth community each year to support a passion in photography. Providence based photographer Carlos De La Rosa was born in New York City…

Futureworlds featured on The Public’s Radio

This morning a segment about Futureworlds and AS220 Youth was played on RI public radio! The coverage included interviews with cast and crew. You can hear the segment on their website.