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 …

Inspiration abound at TFAA Associates Gallery pop-up shows

For many nature lovers and artists, fall is a season of inspiration with crisp mornings, honeyed light and vivid scenery. Fall is also an exciting time to visit the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria to be inspired by Torpedo Factory Associate Artists participating in Read More …

“Should I—or my child—major in art?” Part two: the “passion” question.

In the first post in this series, Torpedo Factory artists discussed the practical side of a life in art, but our artists also understand the importance of passion. As the following artists point out, part of being creative is finding outlets and approaches that suit Read More …