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2017 Post-Graduate Residents

Target Gallery

October 28 - December 3

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 9th 6 - 8 pm | Artist Talk 7 pm Target Gallery Presents the 2017 Torpedo Factory Post-Graduate Residents: Jay Hendrick, Samantha Sethi, Lindsay Hall, and Fumi Amano. This group of artists have each spent three months over the past year  developing new work in our Residency studio 12. This exhibition is a sampling of their best work created during their time here. Jay Hendrick   ●   George Mason University January - March Jay Hendrick, Falling Down the…

Supersized: Dish Up

Scope Gallery

October 30 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 6:00 pm

American eating does it big, and Thanksgiving is the empress of excess. Artists stuff the Gallery with pottery big and tall. Platters are fatter, gravy boats grow and everything is more ambitious. In conjunction with Art League's Tabletop show. With the Ceramic Guild

“Attention to Detail” by Dennis Crayon & Meg Talley

The Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

November 2 - November 26

Attention to Detail, an exhibition in TAG (The Associates Gallery) by Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association members Dennis Crayon and Meg Talley pairs the nostalgic paintings and photo transfers of of Crayon’s Remember When series with the botanically-inspired jewelry of Talley’s Persistence collection. The show will be on on display from November 2 - November 26. An opening reception will be held on November 9 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. Remember When Growing up, Dennis Crayon remembers doing chores to earn a little…

Celebrations

Potomac Fiber Arts

November 7, 2017 - January 7, 2018

We celebrate the winter holidays (Pictured: fiber sculpture by Jean Opilla)

Karin Lithell: Home Sweet Home – On the Move

November 9 - December 3

Karin Lithell combines painting with printmaking.

Naughty & Nice

Scope Gallery

November 27 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 6:00 pm

Both rebels and goody two-shoes will find something gifty at the Gallery as Kris Kringle goes crazy with clay. Elves are filling shelves with edgy and traditional work, translating Feliz Navidad into funky and fun surprises. With the Kiln Club

Interlude: Unfinished Works

Target Gallery

December 9, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, December 15, 7 - 9 pm | Gallery Talk 7:30 pm Target Gallery presents Interlude: Unfinished Works, an exhibition that gives the spotlight to the artistic process. Interlude: Unfinished Works will include artwork left both intentionally and unintentionally unfinished, giving insight to the artist's hand and methodology. The unresolved and open ended nature of the art gives new context to the viewer of the themes and meanings of the works created. The juror for this exhibition was…

Opening Reception: “Interlude: Unfinished Works”

Target Gallery

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Interlude: Unfinished Works Reception: Friday, December 15 • 7 - 9 pm | Gallery Talk • 7:30 pm Exhibition Dates: December 9, 2017 - January 21, 2018 Target Gallery presents Interlude: Unfinished Works, an exhibition that gives the spotlight to the artistic process. Interlude: Unfinished Works will include artwork left both intentionally and unintentionally unfinished, giving insight to the artist’s hand and methodology. The unresolved and open ended nature of the art gives new context to the viewer of the themes and…

Déjà Vu

January 9, 2018 - February 4, 2018

Déjà Vu: Out with the old, in with the new Inspiration: The incorporation and transformation of upcycled and repurposed materials to create fresh, new work.

Passages

Target Gallery

January 27, 2018 - March 4, 2018

Currently being juried! Check back soon for participating artists. Opening Reception: Thursday, February 8th 6 - 9 pm | Gallery Talk 7:00 pm Target Gallery, contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents Passages, a group exhibition that explores the lasting effects migration has on cultural identity from the perspective of first and second generation immigrants from across the global diaspora. This exhibition gives an intimate look in to their individual experiences and how these experiences have shaped…

March150: 8th Annual Special Exhibition & Art Sale

Target Gallery

March 10, 2018 - March 25, 2018

Art Party: Friday, March 23 7 - 10 pm | Awards @ 9 pm Target Gallery’s annual special exhibition and art sale returns for the 8th year. All 10”x10” panels are $150. Proceeds benefit future exhibitions and programs in Target Gallery and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. The night of the Art Party, all work is discounted to $100. The Art Party will be sponsored in part by Factory Society, the young patrons group of the Torpedo Factory Art Center.

2018 Emerging Artists

Target Gallery

March 31, 2018 - May 20, 2018

Currently accepting applications, deadline Sunday, Dec. 3 Opening Reception: Friday, April 13, 7 - 9 pm | Artist Talk 7:30 pm Jury Panel Talk: Thursday, May 10, 7 - 8 pm Target Gallery, contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents a new yearly exhibition featuring the work of five regional emerging artists. This exhibition spotlights new talent and the up-and-coming artistic innovators of the D.C. metropolitan area. The jury panel features: Ksenia Grishkova, Director of Touchstone Gallery;…

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