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Studio and Residency Opportunities

There are currently no calls for artists to become a Resident Artist at Torpedo Factory Art Center. Please join the e-mail list to be notified of the 2023 call. Learn more about the 2022 Open Call here.

Target Gallery Exhibitions

“Beyond the Frame: A Contemporary Exploration of Mixed Media Photography “

Application Due: Sunday, October 9 11:59 PM
Exhibition Dates: Saturday, January 28 – Saturday, March 4, 2023
Juror: Siobhan Rigg, artist and professor at George Washington University’s Corcoran School of Arts & Design

The Torpedo Factory Art Center invites artists to apply to Beyond the Frame: A Contemporary Exploration of Mixed Media Photography which will be on view in Target Gallery in winter of 2023. The goal for this exhibition is to highlight how artists are experimenting with what photography is capable of beyond its traditional framed presentation on the wall. Artwork examples may include but are not limited to: collage, mixed media painting, mixed media sculpture, installation, photography with augmented reality, VR, or video, as long as photography is utilized in the finished work.

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About the Juror

Siobhan RiggSiobhan Rigg is an Associate Professor of Studio Arts and currently also serves as Program Head of Design at the George Washington University’s Corcoran School of Arts & Design . Rigg is a multidisciplinary artist, teacher, and writer whose creative and research interests center on social and environmental micro-histories. Their work is concerned, most immediately with the ways toxic legacies are distributed within the built environment, and more broadly, with theoretical and material explorations of governance and land use. Rigg teaches across the areas of studio arts, time-based media, and social practice at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Call: 703-746-4590
Email: targetgallery@alexandriava.gov

Art in Common Spaces

Site Two Community Gallery

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Highlighting artists of the Torpedo Factory Art Center

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Public Arts Grants & Opportunities

The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts provides grants for nonprofit arts organizations as well as individual artists.

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