Talent and tradition: a Printmakers exhibition in Rockville, Maryland

For more than 30 years, the talented members of Printmakers, Inc., have shared their facilities, materials, and ideas while educating the public about a time-honored art. You can meet these artists at the Torpedo Factory, and their work is readily found worldwide, from the Library Read More …

“Printed, Painted, Potted”: the versatile art of Avis Fleming

At the Torpedo Factory, artists frequently inspire each other to experiment with new techniques and different media, but “Printed, Painted, Potted,” a new exhibition of works by Avis Fleming, sets a high standard for artistic versatility. Fleming is a member of Printmakers, Inc., the only Read More …

Celebrating the art of our national parks: the “POSTERity” exhibition and its Torpedo Factory connection

Fans of America’s national parks love the vintage posters that inspired countless families to make travel and exploration a way of life. A new exhibition at the Department of the Interior, “POSTERity: WPA’s Art Legacy and America’s Public Lands,” honors pre-World War II posters that Read More …

Poems, letters, personal stories: paper artist Kelly O’Brien plays with fire

When Torpedo Factory artist Kelly O’Brien moved with her husband to Frankfurt, Germany, in 2011, she started fresh, with few contacts in the European art world—but two ambitious and beguiling projects demonstrate why her work is now in strong demand on both sides of the Read More …