“Focus on Fiber”: Second Thursday at the Torpedo Factory

Candace Edgerley and Tamryn McDermott As you stroll along King Street or daydream by the Potomac in the early evening, keep in mind that on the second Thursday of every month, the Torpedo Factory is open late. We’re here to chat, share our work, and Read More …

“Pleat and Re-pleat”: The art of Candace Edgerley

Shibori collar by Candace Edgerley,wrapped and scrunched on PVC pipe Whether creating intricate wall hangings or wonderful, wearable art, the artists of Fiberworks see potential in places the rest of us don’t: in repurposed cotton, in old woolen garments, in basins of murky dye. Through Read More …

October news from the Torpedo Factory

Autumn is truly upon us—but even as leaves wither and fall from trees, art is perennial. Torpedo Factory artists are as busy as ever, so stop in and see us—and check out some of our recent accomplishments and honors. * * * “My goal with Read More …

Exhibitions and recognitions: checking in with Fiberworks

As one of the founding studios in the Torpedo Factory, Fiberworks—on the ground floor in studio 14—has long redefined creativity. From their hand-dyed scarves to leather purses, eco-friendly clothes, and one-of-a-kind raincoats, these seven artists brilliantly balance decoration and wearability. Their knack for the unexpected Read More …

Shibori with Candace Edgerley at the Textile Museum in April

Torpedo Factory artist Candace Edgerley will be presenting a workshop and lecture Textile Museum as part of the 2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival. Make Your Own Shibori Workshop Friday, April 5, 2013, 1-4 pm Shibori is the Japanese art of shape-resist dyeing. Join artist and educator Read More …