2012 AS220 Print Lottery
Print Lottery has returned to the AS220′s Main Gallery and Performance Space! Two hundred prints and works on paper now grace the walls until the we break out the gambling license on September 29th. Join us from 7-10pm, every ticket is a WINNER!
We’re asking you to show your support for the AS220 Community Printshop with the purchase of Lottery Ticket for $100. In thanks, you receive one of 200 prints or works on paper by artists from all over the world. In keeping with AS220’s mission of accessibility and equality, and for the purpose of having fun, all artwork in the show is won by a blind lottery system. All proceeds directly support the Printshop equipment, staff, supplies and programming. Want to learn more about the Printshop? Watch a short film here.
Some artists include: Swoon, Dennis McNett, Andrew Raftery, Alexis Granwell, Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., Melissa Brown, Alex Lukas, William Schaff, Xander Marro, Pippi Zornoza, Erik Ruin, & Meredith Stern
Purchase your ticket in advance, it would be terrible thing to miss out on the fun! The best way to purchase a ticket is by visiting the AS220 Shop.
Over the past 5 years, the AS220 Printshop has taught 1,500 members of the community to become makers of multiples. Our dedicated team of 2 staff members, 13 keymembers, and 15 monitor members supports a shop that is open 6 days a week to the public, with 27 printing slots available daily to novice and seasoned printmakers alike. Each month, there are 780 hours of active printmaking with our resources, which range from a 1950‘s letterpress to a one-of-a-kind 9 foot etching press. We support a community of 400 members—putting prints in the in the public eye and pushing the boundaries of traditional printmaking methods.
2012 Print Lottery Events!
A collection of different print related events – free and open to the public – will take place leading up to the event:
Broadsides Workshop - Thursday, September 27th, 6-9pm – Led by Artist Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.
Admission included with Print Lottery Ticket Purchase. Come create your own broadside poster using our printing equipment with instruction from Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr! Take it home, frame it and hang it on your wall! All FREE with the purchase of a Print Lottery ticket. A very rare opportunity that should not be missed!
Location: AS220 Community Printshop, Mercantile Block, 131 Washington St
Artist Talk with Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. - Friday, September 28th, 6pm
The 2012 Print Lottery - Saturday, September 29th, 7-10pm
This is it! Win a print from the exhibition and be an important part of the Printshop’s continued success. The image slideshow just below contains works to be won!
Unless otherwise noted, all events are free, for all ages, and located at AS220′s Main Gallery and Performance Space, 115 Empire Street, Providence RI