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Body Talk

Target Gallery

September 17 - October 30

Exhibition Dates: September 17 - October 30 Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 14 The Torpedo Factory Art Center presents Body Talk, an all-media group exhibition themed on self-portraiture, figural work, or depictions of the self on view in Target Gallery and Studio 9. The goal for this exhibition is to explore themes of identity, culture, gender, and mental health through the expression of the physical form.   Participating artists:  Jenna Alderiso, Melbourne, FL Aliana Grace Bailey, Washington, DC Laurie Berenhaus, Tarrytown,…

2022 Fall Salon

Target Gallery

November 12 - December 11

The Torpedo Factory Art Center welcomes back Target Gallery’s fall art sale this year to support affordable art buying for art lovers and collectors. For this special exhibition, we will have up to 100 original artworks for sale in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, by artists local to the greater DC metropolitan region. Each piece will be priced no more than $500. There is no theme to this exhibition, instead the Torpedo Factory…

2022 Post-Grad Residents

Target Gallery

December 17, 2022 - January 22, 2023

Exhibition Dates: December 17 - January 22, 2022 Artist Talk: Friday, January 13, 2023 The Torpedo Factory Art Center presents the culminating exhibition for the 2022 Post-Graduate Residency co-hort: Mrinal Joshi, Julia O'Bryan, Kamille Jackson, and Kiel Posner on view in Target Gallery.  This residency provides a unique experience at a critical juncture in an emerging artist’s career after they graduate their BFA or MFA program, allowing them unlimited studio access and the ability to engage with the community outside of academic context. The work on view in…

2022 Post-Grad Residents

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 17, 2022 - January 21, 2023

Target Gallery presents the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s 2022 Post-Graduate Residency co-hort: Mrinal Joshi, Julia O'Bryan, Kamille Jackson, and Kiel Posner. The Post-Grad Residency provides a unique experience at a critical juncture in an emerging artist’s career after they graduate their BFA or MFA program, allowing them unlimited studio access and the ability to engage with the community outside of academic context.  The work on view in the exhibition will spotlight the work and creative endeavors these four residents created during their three-month residency in studio #319. More information coming…

2023 Solo Exhibition

Target Gallery

April 22, 2023 - July 16, 2023

Torpedo Factory Art Center invites artists living in the DC-metropolitan region of the United States (for the purposes of this opportunity: this includes artists living permanently in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia) to submit a proposal for a solo exhibition in Target Gallery, the Art Center’s contemporary exhibition space. The artist with the chosen proposal will receive an exhibition in Target Gallery, from April 22 – July 16, 2023. The artist will receive a $3,000 stipend for the…

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