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Free Saturday Artist Demonstrations

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

May 26 @ 11:30 am - September 1 @ 3:30 pm

Every summer Saturday (May 26 – September 1) the Torpedo Factory Artists give formal in-studio demonstrations of their work. Demos are free and no advance registration is required. A list of the daily demos can be found at the Information Desk. A schedule for upcoming weeks is below: August 4 11:30 am Marsha Staiger, Studio 332 • Painting 1:30 pm Irina Smirnoff, Studio 27 • Nuno Felting 3:30 pm Rachel Collins, Studio 342 • Watercolor   August 11 11:30 am TBD, Studio X • Media 1:30 pm…

2018 Visiting Artists Group Exhibition

Torpedo Factory Art Center & the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

July 6 - September 30

On View in Site 3. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a Summer Residency Program with the Torpedo Factory Artists Association, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists will have the possibility of utilizing studio space during the Summer months from June through September, where they will have the possibility of learning to work in front of an audience,…

Around

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

July 14 - August 19

The circle is a universal symbol. It can represent wholeness, perfection, the self, the infinite, eternity, timelessness, growth, connection to the earth and the universe, and cyclic movement. Around is a mixed media show featuring the work of twenty-one Torpedo Factory Artists' Association members. Participating artists chose work that contained circles, is circular, or has a circular narrative or elements. From the whimsical polka dot to the circle of life, selected artworks touch on the inclusion and idea of the circle in diverse…

Visiting Artist Presentation: Sarah Chittenden

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

August 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Sarah Chittenden is an artist based in Alexandria, VA. Her residency will run through the month of August in Studio 320. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a summer residency program with the Torpedo Factory Artists, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists are selected for studio space in one of the 82 publicly accessible working studios, where they can…

Visiting Artist Presentation: Patricia Howard

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

August 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Patricia Howard is a photographer based in Alexandria, VA. Her residency will run through the month of August in Studio 317. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a summer residency program with the Torpedo Factory Artists, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists are selected for studio space in one of the 82 publicly accessible working studios, where they can…

Visiting Artist Presentation: Toni Brogan

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Toni Brogan is an artist based in Roxbury, NY. Her residency will run through the month of September in Studio 330. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a summer residency program with the Torpedo Factory Artists, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists are selected for studio space in one of the 82 publicly accessible working studios, where they can…

Visiting Artist Presentation: Christina Hibbard

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Christina Hibbard is a painter based in Vienna, VA. Her residency will run through August and September in Studio 322. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a summer residency program with the Torpedo Factory Artists, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists are selected for studio space in one of the 82 publicly accessible working studios, where they can display and…

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