Postcards from the world: Margaret Huddy and the travels of TFAA artists

Summers at the Torpedo Factory are so busy that it’s easy to overlook how many TFAA artists sneak away from Alexandria. They travel the world, from Lebanon to Utah–and by the time a chill strikes the evening air, you see their journeys reflected in art. Read More …

“Hey, Don’t Throw That Away!”: Alison Sigethy at the Capital Home Show

Torpedo Factory artists find insight in unexpected places. If you were at the Dulles Expo Center last weekend, you may have discovered–among home remodelers, window and door manufacturers, granite dealers, and spa vendors–a luminous tribute to the natural world by environmental artist Alison Sigethy. Sigethy Read More …

Friends, Greeters, Sentinels: Dogs at the Torpedo Factory

From Velasquez to Warhol, artists have long honored dogs in their work. Members of the Torpedo Factory Artists Association (TFAA) are no exception. Enter one of our members’ studios at the Torpedo Factory and you’ll find a surprising number of wagging tails — and not Read More …

Saaraliisa Ylitalo solo show in Fiberworks

Artist Saaraliisa Ylitalo will be featured in a solo show in Fiberworks, studio 14. Saaraliisa creates meditative mixed media works featuring handmade paper and fiber techniques. A world traveler, Saaraliisa’s work often speaks to social conscience and the struggle between hope and despair. Saaraliisa YlitaloWABI-SABIOctober Read More …