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Torpedo Factory Art Center

April 2018

Art in Common Spaces

Torpedo Factory Art Center

April 21 - September 30

The Torpedo Factory Art Center is happy to present the work of regional artists who were selected for “Art in Common Spaces” exhibition from April to September 2018.  Through “Art in Common Spaces” the Art Center seeks to activate our public space to visitors with immersive public art. We will feature seasonal rotating exhibitions throughout the year to keep the artwork fresh and constantly evolving. The juror for the Spring/Summer season was Lauren Ross, and independent curator based out of…

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July 2018

The Late Shift: Bright Nights

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Summer is the time for get-togethers and music after-hours.  Tonight, the Torpedo Factory Art Center keeps its doors open late and comes alive with performances and art to celebrate the night on the waterfront.

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Visiting Artist Presentation: Jean Sanders

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Jean Sanders is a printmaker based in State College, PA. Her residency will run through the month of July 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…

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Visiting Artist Presentation: Zipporah Norton

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Zipporah Norton is a painter based in Alexandria, VA. Her residency will run through the months of July and August in Studio 316. 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…

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August 2018

Visiting Artist Presentation: Angela Esteve

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Angela Esteve is an artist based in Cabin John, MD. Her residency will run through the month of August in Studio 31. A meet-the-artists reception begins at 5:30 pm, with the presentation starting at 6:00 pm. 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…

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Visiting Artist Presentation: Lee Lanier

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Lee Lanier is an artist based in Boulder City, NV. His residency will run through the month of August in Studio 227. A meet-the-artists reception begins at 5:30 pm, with the presentation starting at 6:00 pm. 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…

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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…

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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…

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September 2018

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…

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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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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Email: torpedofactory@alexandriava.gov
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Daily10 am - 6 pm*
Thursdays10 am - 9 pm
*The Torpedo Factory sometimes closes at 5 pm for private events. Check Today’s Hours to see if this could affect your visit. *Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit. *The Torpedo Factory is closed for New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Target Gallery has limited availability during City holidays.

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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.