Materials found at AS220

 "Compass Rose'' (acrylic on cardboard with rubber and fabric), Margie Butler, in the show "Counterbalance,'' at AS220, large downtown Providence arts center. Ms. Butler uses a broad range of organic and found materials.

"Compass Rose'' (acrylic on cardboard with rubber and fabric), Margie Butler, in the show "Counterbalance,'' at AS220, large downtown Providence arts center. Ms. Butler uses a broad range of organic and found materials.

AS220 explains that it offers artists "opportunities to live, work, exhibit and perform in its facilities, including: four rotating gallery spaces, a performance stage, a black box theater, a print shop, a darkroom and media arts lab, a fabrication and electronics lab, a dance studio, a youth program focusing on youth under state care and in the Rhode Island juvenile detention facility, 47 affordable live/work studios for artists, and a bar and restaurant. For more information, please visit as220.org/january-gallery-openings.''

  AS220's facility in an old commercial building in downtown Providence .

AS220's facility in an old commercial building in downtown Providence.