Michael Borek at Multiple Exposures Gallery

Michael Borek Photography Multiple Exposures Gallery Michael Borek: What would Sudek Do?  Exhibition Dates June 18 – July 29, 2013 10 am – 6 pm daily and 12-9 pm on Thursdays Opening Reception Saturday, June 22, 2013 2-5 pm This month, Multiple Exposures Gallery features Read More …

“Looking past the obvious”: through the lens of Pete McCutchen

Torpedo Factory photographer Pete McCutchen has often visited his wife’s hometown of Cambridge, Illinois, but earlier this year he spotted an intriguing new sight on the horizon: hundreds of wind turbines. McCutchen sees the places and objects he photographs less as subjects in themselves and 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 …

Craig Sterling and James Steele: Torpedo Factory artists explore “Process: Photography”

At the Torpedo Factory, we know it’s vital to choose the right artistic tools, but we also learned early in our careers that only insight and creativity can properly animate them. Just a few blocks away, another organization is exploring this distinction—and naturally, two Torpedo Read More …

“Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock”: Greg Knott envisions a geeky game

Greg Knott, “Rochambeau” Two years ago, when TFAA photographer Greg Knott began showing his tripartite tribute to a very old game, he found himself beset by fans who eagerly informed him, with knowing smiles, that the piece felt incomplete. “From the moment I started showing Read More …

Picturing D.C.: Torpedo Factory photographers see our nation’s capital anew

Colleen Henderson, “Capitol Columns”  On Monday, as crowds from across the country gather on the National Mall for Inauguration Day, they’ll find themselves surrounded by stately architecture, symbols of power, and places of solemn remembrance. Many will be experiencing Washington, D.C., for the first time—but Read More …

Layers, shapes, and…sandwiches? The art of photographer Greg Knott

If you live in the Washington area, there’s a good chance you’ve already spotted Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association photographer Greg Knott at major events–working in the background, camera in hand. With his recent experiments in art photography, the busy commercial-photography veteran has quickly moved to the Read More …