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July 2018

Illuminate

Target Gallery

July 20 - September 2

Exhibition Dates: July 20 – September 2, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, July 20 7 – 9 pm | Gallery Talk 8 pm Target Gallery presents Illuminate, a special glow-in-the-dark exhibition that is focused on the relationship between art and light. The lights will be turned off in the gallery, turning the viewer’s attention to the illuminated artwork whether it be through the lighting of video, light installation/sculpture, or use of black light mediums. The juror for this exhibition was Emily Smith,…

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May 2018

Caroline Hatfield: Unearthing

Target Gallery

May 25 - July 15

Exhibition Dates: May 25 – July 15, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, May 25th 7 – 9 pm | Gallery Talk 7:30 pm Target Gallery is happy to announce Caroline Hatfield as 2018’s solo exhibition recipient. Hatfield’s work explores concepts of utopia and science fiction through the experience of sites, landscape, and materiality in their interdisciplinary practice. Growing up in a Southern Appalachian coal mining community, Hatfield’s artwork features subjects of environmentalism and land use. They have a lot of personal significance to…

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March 2018

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, the contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, introduces a new annual exhibition series featuring the work of emerging artists of the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia region. The public reception will be part of the Torpedo Factory’s Late Shift: What is Art event. There will also be a talk with the jury…

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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 over 200 works created by artists local to Alexandria and…

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January 2018

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.

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December 2017

Free

Opening Reception: “Interlude: Unfinished Works”

Target Gallery

December 15, 2017 @ 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…

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Interlude: Unfinished Works

Target Gallery

December 9, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, December 15, 7 – 9 pm | Gallery Talk 7:30 pm The newest exhibition in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents artwork left both intentionally and unintentionally unfinished. Interlude: Unfinished Works features the work of 21 artists from across the globe. It is on view Saturday, December 9, 2017 through Sunday, January 21, 2018. Unfinished artwork gives insight into the artist’s hand and methodology. The unresolved and open ended nature…

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November 2017

Opening Reception: 2017 Post-Graduate Residents

Target Gallery

November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Target Gallery presents the 2017 Torpedo Factory Post-Graduate Residents: Jay Hendrick, Samantha Sethi, Lindsay Hall, and Fumi Amano. This group of artists has spent three months over the past year each developing new work in our residency Studio 12. At the reception, each artist will give a short talk about their work on display, which they created during their residency. We will also be introducing the selected 2018 Post-Graduate Residents, who will be in attendance that night!

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October 2017

2017 Post-Graduate Residents

Target Gallery

October 28, 2017 - December 3, 2017

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 questions the value…

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Culture Shock Artist Demo with Michael Fischerkeller

Target Gallery

October 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Culture Shock (and Torpedo Factory artist) Michael Fischerkeller illustrates spray paint and stenciling techniques during this special demonstration sponsored by Target Gallery, contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, as a part of October’s Second Thursday Art Night. He will be working on pieces for his ‘Children of War’ series (the piece Grace is featured in the Culture Shock exhibition) on the incredible resiliency we witness in children who live on war zones. In spite of facing death, famine,…

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September 2017

Culture Shock

Target Gallery

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…

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August 2017

Your Side of History: Collage Making

Target Gallery

August 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Inspired by the current exhibition, Sarah Nesbitt: Making Sense of What We Have, Target Gallery will be hosting a collage making session in which any individual can create and show their version of history during the Second Thursday Art Night. Whether it be highlighting what you find most important, or pointing out things that you have come to question, we encourage you to add your perspective on the community’s shared history to show what stands out to you! (Note: Supplies will…

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July 2017

Sarah Nesbitt: Making Sense of What We Have

Target Gallery

July 13, 2017 - September 3, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 13th 6 – 8 pm | Artist Talk 7 pm Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, welcomes Detroit-based mixed-media artist Sarah Nesbitt for her first solo exhibition in the greater D.C. metropolitan area. Nesbitt’s show arrives at a time where our society, the media, and government aim to establish a concrete line between fact and opinion, history and myth, evidence and conspiracy theory. She studies forgeries, censorship, the writing and…

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May 2017

Glitch: An Exploration of Digital Media

Target Gallery

May 27, 2017 - July 9, 2017

Reception: Thursday, June 8 | 6 – 8 pm | Juror Talk 7 pm The newest exhibition in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, explores emerging technological and interactive media in art. Glitch: An Exploration of Digital Media features the work of 11 artists from across the country, five of whom are from the region. Adriel Luis, curator of digital and emerging media at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, juried the show. “Ever…

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Ephemera: Artist Panel

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May 11, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  Join Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, for an artist panel featuring seven participating artists from our current exhibition Ephemera. During the panel, we will be discussing the artist’s inspiration, process, and how their work relates to the ‘ephemeral’ by contemplating themes of nature, time, memory, and brevity. Participating Artists Include: Madison Bolls Anne Cherubim Kelly Johnston Bryanna Millis Caroline Minchew Gretchen Schermerhorn Lilach Schrag   Image Credit: Bryanna Millis, Your Prisons, Your Mountains, 2015,…

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April 2017

Ephemera

Target Gallery

April 1, 2017 - May 21, 2017

The newest exhibition in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents work that is fleeting and impermanent. Ephemera features the work of 22 national and international artists who contemplate themes of nature, time, memory, and brevity.

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March 2017

7th Annual March150 Art Party

Target Gallery

March 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Target Gallery’s popular annual exhibition and art sale, March150, returns. Proceeds benefit the Gallery’s special exhibitions and programs.

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January 2017

Ipseity

Target Gallery

January 21, 2017 - March 5, 2017

This all-media exhibition invites national and international artists to submit work that explores this concept of individual identity through works that contextualize themes of race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, disability and all other ‘labels’ we might use to identify ourselves.

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Material as Medium Artist Demonstration: Lindsay Hall

Target Gallery

January 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Lindsay Hall for an interactive demonstration of her working process. This demonstration will be showcasing new work made with silicone on panel built up to complex surfaces referencing hair, fur and shag carpet

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December 2016

Women’s Work

Target Gallery

December 8, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Exhibition Dates: December 8, 2016-January 8 2017 Reception Date: Thursday, December 8 • 6-8pm • Artist Talk at 6:30pm Women’s Work is an exhibition that celebrates women artists who embrace womanhood and the power of women. The phrase “women’s work” refers to “the work that is believed to be exclusively the domain of women and associates particular tasks with the female gender.” Moving beyond this stigma, female artists Naomi Christianson, Julie Dzikiewicz, Lizzy Lunday, and Fierce Sonia challenge the traditional…

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Material as Medium

Target Gallery

December 3, 2016 - January 15, 2017

Target Gallery explores the future of contemporary fiber and textile art in Future of Fiber. This call is open to national and international artists working in textile, fiber and wearable arts.

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October 2016

2016 Post-Graduate Residency Exhibition

Target Gallery

October 22, 2016 - November 27, 2016

Target Gallery presents the 2016 Torpedo Factory Post-Graduate Residents! This group of artists have spent three months each developing new work in Studio 12. This exhibition is a sampling of their best work created during their time here.

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The Clothesline Project

Target Gallery

October 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In conjunction with our current exhibition, ‘A (Mis)Perceived Physique: Bodyscapes of Three Women Artists’  the Target Gallery will be partnering with the Domestic Violence Program of Alexandria  and The Clothesline Project to raise awareness during Domestic Violence Awareness month.  ‘A (Mis)Perceived Physique: Bodyscapes of Three Women Artist’ is an exhibition curated by Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell which explores the issues of equality, constructions of power, dominance, and memory. The Clothesline Project is a nationwide project to created to raise awareness to the violence directed against women…

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September 2016

A (Mis)Perceived Physique: Bodyscapes by Three Women Artists

Target Gallery

September 3, 2016 - October 16, 2016

Three women who use the female body to explore issues of equity, power, politics, and memory

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July 2016

Wade Kramm: Dotted Space

Target Gallery

July 23, 2016 - August 28, 2016

This is an Open Call for proposals for an exhibition in the summer of 2016. Artists from North America working in all visual media are eligible to apply. Proposals for exhibitions by both individuals and groups will be considered. The individual or group associated with the chosen proposal will recieve a solo exhibition at the Target Gallery from July 23 – August 28. The artist(s) will also recieve a stipend and digital exhibition catalog.

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June 2016

Please Touch

Target Gallery

June 4, 2016 - July 17, 2016

Visitors are encouraged to touch, feel, dine upon, and even lick the artwork in this all-media exhibition.

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May 2016

Materialized Magic: Fiber Art Workshop

Target Gallery

May 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Materialized Magic” is a community art project that provides free lessons, for people of all levels of experience, in crocheting, knitting, and felting. The workshop is lead by our 3rd annual CRAVE grant recipients, Erika Cleveland and Stacy Cantrell.

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April 2016

Lisa Kellner: Always Into Now – Opening Reception

Target Gallery

April 16, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reception: Saturday, April 16 • 3 – 5 pm • Artist Talk at 4pm Always into Now is a site-responsive Painting in Space that uses the room as canvas. Maine-based Lisa Kellner’s work is intended to be immersive, inviting the viewer to experience the intimacy of being absorbed within a room-sized painting. Come meet the artist as she talks about the inspiration and creation of the full-scale installation. This is the first exhibition as part of Target Gallery’s New Media…

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Lisa Kellner: Always into Now

Target Gallery

April 16, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Main-based Lisa Kellner’s work is intended to be immersive, Using silk organza in a painterly process, she sews thousands of bulbous shapes and creates structures that seem to grow from the walls and ceiling. The work will envelop the entire gallery in a room-sized singular form.

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Newly Juried Artists of the TFAA Reception

Target Gallery

April 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Newly Juried Artists of the TFAA Reception: Sunday, April 10  • 3 – 5 pm • Presentation 4 pm Target Gallery welcomes the fourteen new artists of the Torpedo Factory Artists Association (TFAA). These artists were selected through the TFAA’s Annual Jury process, where an outside panel of art experts made the selections from a competitive group of applicants. Congratulations to the following newly juried artists: Therese Carroll Naomi Christianson Kristine DeNinno Marcel Artes Deolazo Hannah Elmer Michael Fischerkeller Richard Greenway…

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Materialized Magic: Fiber Art Workshop

Target Gallery

April 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Materialized Magic” is a community art project that provides free lessons, for people of all levels of experience, in crocheting, knitting, and felting. The workshop is lead by our 3rd annual CRAVE grant recipients, Erika Cleveland and Stacy Cantrell.

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March 2016

Newly Juried Artists of the TFAA

Target Gallery

March 26, 2016 - April 10, 2016

Target Gallery is pleased to welcome the new artists of the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association! These artists were selected via our annual jury process from a competitive group of applicants.

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March150: 6th Annual Exhibition Fundraiser

Target Gallery

March 5, 2016 - March 20, 2016

Target Gallery’s popular annual fundraising exhibition and art sale, March150, returns to the Torpedo Factory Art Center to raise money in support of the Gallery’s special exhibitions and programs.

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February 2016

Materialized Magic: Fiber Art Workshop

Target Gallery

February 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Materialized Magic” is a community art project that provides free lessons, for people of all levels of experience, in crocheting, knitting, and felting. The workshop is lead our 3rd annual CRAVE grant recipients, Erika Cleveland and Stacy Cantrell.

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January 2016

Women Do It! Postcard Exhibition

Target Gallery

January 23, 2016 - February 16, 2016

Women Do It!, is the mail art exhibition of WCA’s International Caucus and its UN Program. ”Women Do It!” was inspired by and highlights the work of UN Women’s HeForShe campaign, its Beijing+20 program and their efforts toward advancing women’s rights and gender equality in society, economics and politics. The exhibition is hosted in partnership by the Target Gallery and the Women’s Caucus for Art as an extension of Trending: Contemporary Art Now!

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WCA & Target Gallery Present: Trending – Contemporary Art Now

Target Gallery

January 23, 2016 - February 28, 2016

Target Gallery partners with the Women’s Caucus of Art to present Trending: Contemporary Art Now! The exhibition is part of WCA’s 2016 national conference in Washington, D.C. Trending features work by 12 self-identified women who are driving the direction of contemporary art.

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“Materialized Magic” Fiber Art Workshop

Target Gallery

January 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us at the Target Gallery from 6-9pm for the “Materialized Magic” Fiber Art Workshop with our 3rd annual CRAVE (Creating Resources for Artistic Vision and Engagement) grant recipients, Erika Cleveland and Stacy Cantrell! Erika and Stacy launched their CRAVE-sponsored “Materialized Magic” community art project last Spring. The grant allowed them to buy materials and supplies to provide weekly free lessons for everyone on all levels of experience in crocheting, knitting, and felting. Visitors can create a magical “Yarn Bomb” habitat…

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December 2015

Printed Matter

Target Gallery

December 5, 2015 - January 17, 2016

Public Reception: Thursday, December 10 • 6 – 8 pm • Juror Talk with Gretchen Schermerhorn at 7pm Target Gallery explores the fine art of printed matter in this exhibition featuring printmaking, graphic design, illustration, artsits’ books and zines. Our juror for this exhibition was Gretchen Schermerhorn, Artistic Director of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Silver Spring, MD. Participating Artists: Mark Bischel (NY), Tyrus Clutter (FL), Jake Ingram (NY), Annie May Johnston (TX), Michele Montalbano (VA), Leah Oates (NY), Danielle…

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October 2015

2015 Post-Graduate Residents

Target Gallery

October 24, 2015 @ 10:00 am - November 29, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Target Gallery features an interactive selfie wall, the story of banished Quakers, an experiment in the financial value of art, and a ghostly history of the Torpedo Factory.

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September 2015

Angel Soldier Dance Sublime

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September 10, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Four artists explore the sublime dance of archetypal masculinity and femininity in a new exhibition at Target Gallery. The body serves as a binding theme in this presentation of aesthetically diverse work, as each artist negotiates ideas of femininity and power.

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June 2015

Borders & Boundaries

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June 6, 2015 - July 19, 2015

This all-media exhibition examines work inspired by the outsider’s perspective. Artists comment on geographic, personal, societal, and other boundaries.

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April 2015

Eunsook Lee: Dispersed Family

Target Gallery

April 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am - May 31, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Korean artist Eunsook Lee explores what it means to be a family maintaining connections across the globe. She uses black-light-sensitive threads, resulting in a dramatic fluorescent palette.

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March 2015

2015 Newly Juried Artists of the TFAA

Target Gallery

March 28, 2015 - April 12, 2015

2015 Newly Juried Artists of the Torpedo Factory Art Center Exhibition Dates: March 28 – April 12, 2015 Reception: Sunday, April 12 • 3-5pm • Presentation at 4pm Target Gallery welcomes the 11 newly juried artists of the Torpedo Factory Artists Association (TFAA)! These artists were selected from a competitive group of artists via our annual jury process. 2D Artists: Julia Dzikiewicz, Courtney Hengerer, Nathan Leibowitz, Donna K. McGee, Joe Regan, Tom Sliter 3D Artists: Kate Westfall, Nooree Suh, Whitney Staiger, Alice Kresse, Mark…

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March 150 ART PARTY

Target Gallery

March 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The March150 Art Party is coming up on March 20th and it’s going to be the best yet! This year we’ll have a cash bar with beer from Port City Brewing Company, BBQ from King Street Blues, a Photo Booth sponsored by Yelp NoVa, live music, artist prizes, and more. And of course, all the artwork is discounted to ONLY $100 each! Follow the link to get your advanced tickets for $15.

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March 150: 5th Annual Exhibition Fundraiser

Target Gallery

March 7, 2015 - March 22, 2015

Target Gallery and the Young Patron’s Committee are raising money for special exhibitions and outreach programming with our 5th annual exhibition fundraiser March 150! The show will feature 200+ original works created on 10″ square panels, all by local and regional artists. Each piece is $150 until the night of the Art Party on March 20, when all the panels are discounted to $100 each!   Public Reception Preview: Thursday, March 12, 6-8 pm MARCH150 ART PARTY Friday, March 20, 7-10 pm • Tickets:…

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January 2015

In The Flesh 5

Target Gallery

January 24, 2015 - March 1, 2015

Public Reception: Thursday, February 12, 6-8 pm; Gallery talk with Juror Jeff Huntington   Back by popular demand, In the Flesh V is an examination of contemporary figurative art. This all-media exhibition features work by 19 artists, all of whom express the human form in a unique and thought-provoking way. “The selected works, through varied mediums and interpretations, whether overt or figurative in meaning, evoke a sense of flesh, physicality, or different ideas about the human presence.” ­–Jeff Huntington  …

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December 2014

5×5(x5)

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December 6, 2014 - January 18, 2015

Public Reception: Thursday, December 11, 6 – 8 pm; Gallery Talk with Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell, 7 pm   In a new Target Gallery exhibition, artists were challenged to express themselves in a work of art that is no larger than five inches in any direction. 5×5(x5) is an all-media exhibition featuring little works that make a big impact. “As a grouping, the artwork on view in this exhibition is a study in modernity across many voices,” said Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell, guest juror for…

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October 2014

Post-Photography: Beyond the Print

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October 25, 2014 - November 30, 2014

In a new Target Gallery exhibition, 14 artists experiment with alternative applications of traditional photographic images through a variety of work in wood, glass, fabric, and other media. The bulk of the work included in this exhibition does not consist of traditional prints. The photographs becomes the source material these artists use to create a physical object or a narrative space in an image for the viewer to explore. Artists on view: Brian DeLevie, Denver, Colorado Kristin Furbeck, Hamilton, New…

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September 2014

Hacking Objects of Desire – Opening Reception

Target Gallery

September 6, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Be among the first people to see the new Target Gallery exhibition.

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Hacking Objects of Desire

Target Gallery

September 6, 2014 - October 19, 2014

Coming to Alexandria from Norway, this exhibition of contemporary video, sound, text, and sculpture that reflects the indigenous culture and worldview of Sámi people.

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July 2014

Steven Walls: Transient States

Target Gallery

July 19, 2014 - August 31, 2014

Steven Walls’ large-scale figurative paintings depict the states between visual perception, memory, waking life and dreams.

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May 2014

Alexandria Community Art Library

Target Gallery

May 31, 2014 - July 13, 2014

In celebration of the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s 40th Anniversary, Chicago-based artist Sara Black and the art duo Hideous Beast will transform the Target Gallery into a community library. Constructed from repurposed and locally sourced building materials, this community space will feature a diverse array of public programming. While on the one hand serving to archive and share TFAC’s rich history as a creative place, the exhibition also questions newly emerging modes of both art making and arts funding.

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April 2014

Identification

Target Gallery

April 16, 2014 - May 25, 2014

Identification is an all-media self-portrait exhibition exploring alternative definitions of self through the juxtaposition of the artists’ objective and subjective identities. Our juror is Dara Engler, artist and Assistant Professor of Art at Ithaca College. Selected Artists: Amber Eve Anderson (DC), Matthew Boonstra (MD), Jeff Carpenter (PA), Joshua Chambers (LA), Julia D. Dzikiewicz (VA), Katarzyna Jablonska (UK), Michael McCaffrey (KS), Sarah Noreen (MD), Sara Paige (WI), Kate Patsch (VA), Biata Roytburd (NY), Liz Wolf (MD)

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January 2014

Meteorology

Target Gallery

January 18, 2014 @ 8:00 am - March 2, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

Opening & Performance: Saturday, January 18th from 2-4pm Reception: Thursday, February 13th, 6-8pm; Curator Talk with Laura Roulet at 7pm Where: Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union Street, Alexandria, VA Description: Target Gallery presents it’s first curated show of 2014, Frances Gallardo: Meteorology. The exhibition will run from Saturday, January 18th through Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 and will feature large-scale cut-paper installations, sculpture, and conceptual performance art. There will be an opening reception and performance on Saturday,…

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Frances Gallardo: Meteorology

Target Gallery

January 18, 2014 - March 2, 2014

The deceptive beauty of Frances Gallardo’s cut-paper hurricane series belies the urgent underlying theme of climate change, which is a particular threat for her native island of Puerto Rico in the Tropics. Gallardo’s work combines exquisitely crafted cut-paper installations with conceptual performance art. Delving beneath the surface, paper serves as a metaphor for human skin and vulnerability. Based on satellite imagery appropriated from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) website, Meteorology includes large-scale cut-paper installations and sculpture

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December 2013

Small Worlds

Target Gallery

December 7, 2013 - January 12, 2014

Small Worlds is an all-media, juried exhibition with a focus on artists who work in miniature/small scales to create worlds – dioramas or sets – to be photographed or exhibited as objects themselves. The exhibition includes sculptural work as well as photography documenting these “worlds.” Our juror was New York-based artist Thomas Doyle.

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