2014 Torpedo Factory Holiday Gift Guide

The Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association is made up of hundreds of artists who create unique, handmade works of art. Here are just a few selections from this year’s holiday offerings.

From Alexandria to Azerbaijan: blurring borders with Torpedo Factory artists

Art is a source of profound enjoyment, but it’s also a passport to the experiences of others, even when they’re impossibly far away. For 50 years, the U.S. Department of State has promoted cross-cultural dialogue and international understanding through its Art in Embassies program—and Torpedo Read More …

Lori Ehrlich Katz juried into “Game, Set, Match” at Baltimore Clayworks

If you’ve seen the striking black-and-white ceramics of Lori Ehrlich Katz, you’ve encountered a beguiling interplay of elegance and functionality that draws the eyes of curators and the general public alike. Katz’s work was recently included in “Tribute to Ceramics,” an exhibition of non-functional clay Read More …

“Without a wasted note”: the ceramic art of Lori Ehrlich Katz

Torpedo Factory artists hold strong opinions about balancing utility and beauty—but ceramicist Lori Ehrlich Katz is happy to let the viewer decide. “I find that most people who own my teapots display them and use them rarely, if at all,” she says. “All of my Read More …