Seeing the Southwest anew: the painting of Dominique Samyn-Werbrouck

“Cliff Walls” Many Torpedo Factory artists go west for a season; Dominique Samyn-Werbrouck decided to stay. Since 2006, she and her husband have lived along a three-and-a-half mile dirt road south of Santa Fe, New Mexico, on a studio-ranch she characterizes as “off the grid.” Read More …

Behind the scenes at the Torpedo Factory: New artists and the jury process

How does an artist get into the Torpedo Factory? Artists who dream of having a studio here often assume the process must be baffling; in fact, it’s surprisingly straightforward. On Monday, March 18, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., aspiring Torpedo Factory artists will Read More …

Honoring a family farm: a Christmas commission for Betty Grisham

TFAA artist Betty Grisham often draws and paints faces, places, and pets that mean the world to the people who ask her for customized art—but some recent visitors to her studio reminded her just how personal a commission can be for an artist as well. Read More …

A look inside: The beguiling sculpture of Robert Rosselle

On Thursday, you may have spotted more than 50 high-schoolers swarming the Torpedo Factory’s third-floor landing, where Robert Rosselle was showing them the fundamentals of clay. Their presence was a reminder that even as our artists explore their own creativity, they’re also here to engage Read More …

Current and Upcoming off-site shows

Work by Gretchen Raber, Goldsmith Designer In addition to visiting our studios, you can often find Torpedo Factory artists out in the community and at other arts venues. A short list of current sightings: Gretchen Raber / Aug 24-Oct 21, 2012 The Craft Alliance, St. Read More …