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Culture Shock

September 9, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 14th 6 – 8 pm | Gallery Talk 7 pm

Target Gallery, contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents Culture Shock, an exhibition exploring pop, graffiti, and street styles in contemporary art. Culture Shock addresses topical socio-political issues and pokes fun at pop culture, illustrating the influential role visual art and creative expression plays into building cultural identity.

The juror for this exhibition is Mojdeh Rezaeipour, a storyteller, artist, The Moth‘s Washington DC StorySlam Producer, and Co-Founder of Epicure Cafe – a community cafe, gallery, and music venue, home to hundreds of creatives in the Washington DC area.

Participating Artists Include:

Raul Barquet, NY
Tavin Davis, MT
Carolyn Faulkner, NC
Michael Fischerkeller, MD
Michael Holt, VA
Sarah Jamison, DC
Khanh Le, DC
Floydetta McAfee, VA
Brandon McDonald, PA
Sandi Parker, VA
Gabriel Pons, VA
Ron Testa, IL
James Walker, VA
Jen Watson, UT
Babelon Williams, IN
Muhammad Zaman, NY


Image:  Sandi Parker, Art Is Not A Crime, acrylic, 2015.


September 9, 2017
October 22, 2017
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