Art in the face of injustice

The artists of all ages at AS220 have come together to respond to racial injustice in recent weeks. Enjoy the work that artists of AS220 and the greater Providence community have been creating.

Youth Studio Closed Through Spring Session

Following guidance from RIDE and the state, we have made the decision to keep our physical programming closed through the end of the Spring session. Spring session typically runs through the first week of June, followed by a planning period for Summer session. With this in mind, we have our sights on being back in…

NLA Arts Week Photography

Last week was the first ever virtual Arts Week! Nowell Leadership Academy students chose between Photography and Music Production/Songwriting crews to spend their week in. Media Arts Coordinator AM Andrade shared some of his students’ work from home. He acknowledged the challenges of creating the magic of Arts Week remotely, but had a great response…

AS220 Youth Continued Closures

After much consideration, we have decided that AS220 Youth will remain closed to the public through the whole month of April. It was not an easy decision, but we know the most important thing we can do right now is keep our community safe through social distancing. This means that Spring Session won’t start as…

AS220 Youth @PVD Fest

AS220 will be at PVD Fest this Saturday! Our space is in the lot behind TAPA and the Dark Lady (Snow St. and Moulton St.). Youth maker fair starts at 12pm and the Youth stage is 6-9pm. Youth Makers: Buddha Tamang, Keely Indago Juniper Fae, Ruby Lopez, Zay Rosa, Alee Breto, Isabel S. Acevedo (BROKEN),…

AS220 Youth Awarded 4imprint Grant

AS220 Youth is excited to announce that we were the recipient of a One by One grant from 4imprint. Every business day, 4imprint awards a grant to a deserving organization. We’re grateful to be the recipient of all this great merch! Check out these water bottles, lip balms, and pens we got with our One…

Call for PVD Fest Youth Vendors

AS220 Youth is looking for art vendors to sell their work at PVD Fest June 8! Preference will be given to youth vendors (under 25). Please fill out the form below to be considered. You should also email pictures of your work to nick.carter@as220.org. Tables are free and vendors will keep all of their income….

Digital Media Blog: Allam’s Photography

Check out photos from April Mic Madness by Digital Media TA Allam Mella. Allam has been building his event photography and editing skills over the last year, photographing at the Youth events and other shows in PVD. Also congrats to our Mic Madness winners Izy Acevedo (top), Reign (bottom), and Donté Mclain.

Visuals Blog: Jim Drain visits AS220 Youth

Providence-based artist Jim Drain stopped by AS220 Youth last week to visit with the Visuals crew. He talked to us about his work and some collaborative projects he’s been a part of, and we showed him our set and costume designs for Futureworlds 5. –Nick Carter, Visuals Coordinator

Visuals Blog: Envisioning Jolly Products

The Visuals team at AS220 Youth is getting ready for Futureworlds 5, and part of the project has been designing Jolly-brand products that exist in the realm known as Jolly World, where much of the FW5 story takes place. Here are some sneak peaks of Jolly Juice and Jolly Puff.  –Nick Carter, Visuals Coordinator