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Turning Tides

July 23, 2022 - September 11, 2022

Exhibition Dates: July 23 – September 11, 2022
Exhibition Reception: Friday, August 12, 2022, 7-9PM


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The Torpedo Factory Art Center presents Turning Tides, a group exhibition that explores the impact of climate change on view in Target Gallery. This exhibition discusses the issue through a variety of artworks represented by different styles and mediums coming together in a dialogue.

Participating Artists:
Rachel Cole, Brooklyn, NY
Chris Combs, Washington, DC
Katie Ione Craney, Haines, AK
Pam Eichner, Silver Spring, MD
Johnny Everyman, Philadelphia, PA
Maggie Golightly Haslam, Alexandria, VA
Caroline Hatfield, Starkville, MS
Susan Hoffman-Fishman, West Hartford, CT
Katie Kehoe, Richmond, VA
Ivy Kim, Crested Butte, CO
Syd Lewin, Richmond, VA
David Mann, Leesburg, VA
Isabella Merlos, Arlington, VA
Sarah Nance, Dallas, TX
Regina Quinn, Gilboa, NY
Eric Rivera-Barbeito, Richmond, VA
MichaelAngelo Rodriguez, Washington, DC
Jeff Schofield, Pontiac, MI
Meredith Starr, Plainview, NY
Ann Stoddard, Adelphi, MD

Image Credit: Susan Hoffman-Fishman, The Earth Is Breaking Beautifully #5, 2021. Acrylic, oil pigment stick, mixed media on paper.

About the Juror:

Diane Burko works at the intersection of art, science and the environment with an artistic practice that is devoted to bringing the challenges of climate change to light through her artistic practice as well as her public engagement activity. Having spent over four decades exploring monumental and geological phenomena in a wide range of works from painting to photography to video, in 2006 she decidedly began devoting herself exclusively to the exploration of environmental issues. Her artworks integrate experiences of on-location explorations, interactions with scientists in their labs and research data all resolved into captivating climate-conscious works that encourage critical thinking about the role humans are having on the environment. Her most recent museum show, SEEING CLIMATE CHANGE, clearly demonstrates this.


July 23, 2022
September 11, 2022
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