Morrison House Lecture Series: Saaraliisa Ylitalo

Saaraliisa Ylitalo, a mixed media artist, has been working in the field of fiber for over 40 years. During much of that time she has lived and taught abroad in Costa Rica, Japan, Peru and South Africa. While in Kyoto for five years, she fell Read More …

The outdoor art fairs of autumn: on the road with Laurie Fields

“Four Points,” acrylic/roofing, 44″ x 60″ “For me, a walk through Home Depot is an inspirational as watching a sunset,” says Laurie Fields, whose combination of painting, collage, and mixed media has earned her critical praise, several high-profile commissions, and plenty of interest from Torpedo Read More …

See what develops: the art of Peggy Meckling

Peggy Meckling, “Homage to the Sunbird” (collagraph) On a typical Torpedo Factory day, you’ll see painters, potters, and metalworkers bringing vivid visions to life—but our associate artists who’ve moved far from Alexandria are hard at work as well. Just ask photographer, printmaker, and mixed-media artist Read More …

Altered Terrain: Drawings by Rosemary Luckett at McLean Project for the Arts

Rosemary Luckett, Eden, ink, mixed media, paper, watercolor Virginia Artist Rosemary Luckett makes works that spring from many diverse sources of inspiration, from wild American landscapes to Dutch paintings, to surrealism. Pulling these disparate factions and forces together into images that serve as metaphors ofr 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 …