Text/Subtext : A multi-studio show celebrating the written word

Modern artists have long used the written word as a mode of self-expression in their work opening a dialogue with their viewers and inviting that audience into a unique perspective and cerebral discussion. Text/Subtext is an all-media show featured throughout the Torpedo Factory Arts Center Read More …

“Fooling Around with Clay”: Jamie Fine at Morrison House

In recent years, locals have praised “Morrison House Presents,” a free discussion series that spotlights artists, authors, historians, and other cultural figures who have keen insights to share with Alexandrians. The monthly salon, held at the elegant Morrison House Hotel on Alfred Street, is always Read More …

Art into autumn: changes to the Torpedo Factory’s Visiting Artist Program

Our Visiting Artist Program has long been a wonderful way for artists to see what it’s like to work in public. Emerging and experienced visual artists apply for a residency of anywhere from one to three months, setting up shop in the studio of an Read More …

Shaping a recovery: Jamie Fine returns to the Torpedo Factory

“Flora,” white stoneware, copper What happens when a sudden injury threatens to sever an artist from her work? Back in December, ceramicist and sculptor Jamie Fine was forced to confront an artist’s greatest fear. “We were just strolling home from a local restaurant not 500 Read More …