“breathe”: Karen Hubacher and the Alchemical Vessel Exhibition and Benefit

Art is a source of discovery and self-expression, but frequently it serves as a means of healing as well. This month, for the second year in a row, the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery in Washington, D.C., will host Alchemical Vessels, a selection of 125 Read More …

Whimsical imagery, serious art: “Earth Blankets” by Rosemary Luckett

Rosemary Luckett, “Wheelbarrow Ark” When Rosemary Luckett was learning needlework and drawing pictures on envelopes as a child in her Idaho farmhouse, she couldn’t have imagined where her interest in art would take her—but “Earth Blankets,” her new solo exhibition at Touchstone Gallery in downtown Read More …

“Fooling Around with Clay”: Jamie Fine at Morrison House

In recent years, locals have praised “Morrison House Presents,” a free discussion series that spotlights artists, authors, historians, and other cultural figures who have keen insights to share with Alexandrians. The monthly salon, held at the elegant Morrison House Hotel on Alfred Street, is always Read More …

Congratulations to the newly juried Torpedo Factory artists for 2014!

photo: Guido Krüger If you’ve been to the Torpedo Factory this week, you may have noticed a flurry of activity between Union Street and the third floor. On Monday morning, aspiring Torpedo Factory artists began dropping off their work—and in the two days since, our Read More …

Minimalist Postcards Of Superheroes

Barcelona-based design studio Forma & Co has created a new set of colorful, minimalist postcards that feature well-known cultural icons like superheroes, Santa Clause and even Jesus Christ. Illustrating each personality with simple lines, bold shades and signature emblems, the “Re-Vision” project is an “exercise Read More …