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Suh Yongsun in the New Project Studio

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 1, 2017 - February 28, 2018

Over the course of three months, Korean painter and sculptor Suh Yongsun will transform the New Project Studio into a workshop and community space for discussions and creativity.

Passages

Target Gallery

January 27 - March 4

Target Gallery, contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents this group exhibition that explores the lasting effects migration has on cultural identity from the perspective of immigrants and immigrant families from across the global diaspora.

Farm to Fashion: Agricouture

Torpedo Factory Art Center

January 29 @ 10:00 am - March 26 @ 6:00 pm

Farm to Fashion | Exhibition in Site 2 Exhibition Date: January 29, 2018—March 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, February 23, 2018 | 7pm - 9pm Farm to Fashion is a public art challenge exhibit created by the Loudoun Arts Council, Loudoun Economic Development, and Franklin Park Arts Center to forge new connections between the agriculture and arts communities in Loudoun County. As part of the Rural Economic Development Council’s “Loudoun VA Grown, Loudoun VA Made” initiative, F2F worked to raise public…

Opposites Attract

Potomac Fiber Arts

February 7 - March 11

Work that exhibits the attraction of opposites: how contrasting colors can work together, the dynamics of positive and negative space, or anything that shows the opposite of something else.

Shadé Reneé in the New Project Studio

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 1 - April 30

Experimentation/Exploration is a partnership with Olly Olly to provide support and mentorship for a local emerging artist: Shadé Reneé.

The Late Shift: Sneak Peek

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Sneak a peek and build your wishlist at a special preview of the 2018 March150 Special Exhibition & Art Sale. Pop in the New Project Studio to celebrate emerging artists in the region during a reception with Olly Olly, a new alternative art space in the City of Fairfax. 

March150: 8th Annual Special Exhibition & Art Sale

Target Gallery

March 10 - March 25

Art Party: Friday, March 23 7 - 10 pm | Awards @ 9 pm Target Gallery’s popular annual exhibition and art sale, March150, returns to the Torpedo Factory Art Center for the 8th year. Proceeds benefit future exhibitions and programs at Target Gallery and the Torpedo Factory. Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory, collected more than $13,000 in 2017 through March150. This yearly all-media exhibition features nearly 200 works created by artists local to Alexandria and…

Renewal

Potomac Fiber Arts

March 13 - April 15

March 20, 2018, is the Vernal Equinox and the beginning of spring, a time of renewal and fresh starts: Earlier dawns, later sunsets, tree leaves and flowers emerge, birds return, and seeds are sown. (Image, Freesias wall quilt by Dianne Harris Thomas)

8th Annual March150 Art Party

Target Gallery & Factory Society

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

#March150 Target Gallery’s popular annual exhibition and art sale, March150, returns! The March150 Art Party, presented by the Factory Society, is the closing reception for Target Gallery's March150 Special Exhibition and Art Sale, where all remaining artwork is discounted to just $100. All proceeds from artwork sales support future exhibitions and programs at the Target Gallery and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Join us for a lively evening featuring a special menu of hors d'oeuvres provided by Catering by Seasons, a wine…

2018 Emerging Artists

Target Gallery

March 31 - May 20

Opening Reception: Friday, April 13, 7 - 9 pm | Artist Talk 7:30 pm Jury Panel Talk: Thursday, May 10, 8 - 9 pm Target Gallery, contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents a new yearly exhibition featuring the work of four regional emerging artists. This exhibition spotlights new talent and the up-and-coming artistic innovators of the D.C. metropolitan area. The selected artists for 2018 Emerging Artists are: Katie Barrie Ronald Jackson Hollis McCracken Holly Trout The jury panel…

Mathematics

Potomac Fiber Arts

April 17 - May 20

The beauty of mathematics is on display: Hyperbolic geometry, fractal art, the golden ratio (Φ), Fibonacci series. (Image: handbag by Debra M. Lee)

Target Gallery Solo Exhibition

Target Gallery

May 25 - July 15

Applications open now. See current open calls here: http://torpedofactory.org/artopps Opening Reception: Friday, May 25th 7 - 9 pm | Gallery Talk 7:30 pm Target Gallery presents an open call for proposals for solo exhibition for the summer of 2018.  The individual or group associated with the chosen proposal will receive an exhibition at Target Gallery from May 25 - July 15, 2018. The artist(s) will also receive a stipend. The jury panel for this opportunity is: Jarvis DuBois, Independant Curator; Carolina Mayorga,…

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