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Pride 2018 Art Studio Displays

June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

image: Tracie Griffith Tso, Stoneware flamingos (Studio 22)

Celebrate LGBTQ Pride the entire month of June on all three floors of the Torpedo Factory Art Center!


Participating studio artists, galleries, and project spaces will display Pride-related artwork for to celebrate the achievements the Pride movement, as well as the 30th anniversary of the City of Alexandria’s first Pride Month in 1988.

The Art Center is a free and open space for all to visit. We are proud of our diverse community of artists, creative talents, art supporters, and visitors from across the world.

At any time during the month of June, stop by the Information Desk on the first floor or any participating studios to pick up a map of Pride 2018 Art Studio Displays.

Featured image credit: Fierce Sonia (Studio 5)

Participating studios and galleries:



Fierce Sonia 5
Duende District – New Project Studio 8
Lisa Schumaier 16
Dawn Benedetto 18
Scope Gallery 19
Fire On 22
Gale Waller 225
Kara Hammond 306
Ahmed Ansari 308
Matthew Johnston 310
Alexis Gomez – Post Grad Studio 319
Veronica Barker- Barzel 320
Sissy Cutchen 326
Dennis Crayon 328
Sermin Ciddi 331
Marcel Deolazo 332
Bev Ryan 333
Matthew Cuenca-Daigle 335
Guy Jones & Alvena McCormick 337
Mary H. Lynch 339



About Torpedo Factory Art Center’s ALX Pride

Celebrate Alexandria’s commitment to a diverse and open city for all. Since 1988, Alexandria has celebrated Pride Month through various events, projects, and collaborations.

Join us on Thursday, June 7, at 7 pm, to celebrate in the Grand Hall of the Torpedo Factory Art Center with NOVA Pride, Northern Virginia’s fastest growing LGBTQ+ organization, with a mission to educate, advocate, and celebrate in service to the LGBTQ+ Community in the area.

Plus: Special Opening Reception for Celebration, a photo exhibition of Pride celebrations and marches throughout the years, including rare images from the first New York City Pride March in 1970.


June 1, 2018
June 30, 2018
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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: Please use the staff directory
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Modified Hours for COVID-19

Wednesday - Sunday10 am - 6 pm

Entrance and exit are via sliding doors on the Waterfront and Union Street only. No capacity limit, but masks are required for admittance and social distancing should be observed for the duration of the visit. Check Today’s Hours for expanded information.

Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit.

Torpedo Factory Art Center is closed for New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center is part of the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.