2014 Torpedo Factory Holiday Gift Guide

The Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association is made up of hundreds of artists who create unique, handmade works of art. Here are just a few selections from this year’s holiday offerings.

dawn-benedettoDawn Benedetto‘s glass and sterling handmade jewelry in Poppi Shop in Studio 226 is fun, flirty, and chic. Ask her about her special social media discounts for shoppers who mention or repost about their handmade jewelry purchases on social media.

lori-katzLori Katz’s stoneware cups can be found in Studio 8. They’re food and dishwasher safe, suitable for hot espresso, chilled wine, or even a flower or two.

rachel-kerwinRachel Kerwin in Studio 203 has a number of framed acrylic paintings, including a new series that uses transfers of her cloud photography as a base.

hattie-barkerGive the gift of warmth with these whimsical creations by Hattie Barker. See more of Hattie’s holiday hats in Studio 16 through December.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJen Athanas in Studio 320 turns recycled, reclaimed, and vintage fabrics and fibers into warm, snuggly hats, fingerless gloves, purses, aprons, and more.

beverly-ryanBeverly Ryan‘s paintings in Studio 333 feature a mixture of figurative and abstract work.

alison-sigethyStop into Studio 307 to see Alison Sigethy‘s glass art. Look for Sea Jewel, made from glass Snapple bottles, snowflakes made from wine bottles, and other unique items.

cindy-richmondCindy Packard Richmond in Studio 3 is known for work with bold colors and striking compositions. Find original work as well as giclee prints.

mary-lynchMary Lynch in Studio 339 creates shaped canvas wall sculptures in a variety of sizes and colors. She is also open to creating site-specific pieces on commission.

Anna-YakubovskayaFind Anna Yakubovskaya‘s Snow Queen silk scarf in studio 302. She bonds the dye with the silk, making the colors brilliant and permanent. Wear it or hang it as a work of art.

zoya-gutinaPoppy fields inspired this intricate hand-beaded collar necklace created by jewelry designer Zoya Gutina. See more of Zoya’s designs in studio 318.

don-viehmanSee this large abstract pendant with peridot and pearl pearl by contemporary cloisonné artist Don Viehman in Studio 205.

fierce-sonyaFierce Sonia is a multimedia artist who prints photographs, often self portraits, on painted and collaged substrates. The colorful, narrative work can be found in Studio 227.

dejan-jewelryDejan Jovanovic in Studio 15 has created work for clients including the White House, Smithsonian, and the National Cathedral. He creates jewelry with a special focus on limited-edition pieces and custom-designed rings in a range of metals including gold, palladium, platinum, and silver.

margaret-huddyMargaret Huddy‘s paintings in Studio 203 are all about color and light and she hopes to give the viewer the same visceral experience she had while she created it.

tanya-davisWatercolorist Tanya Davis in Studio 15 enjoys the subtle surrealism that can be found in reflections. Over the course of her Vintage Ornaments series, the reflected landscape evolves from blurry abstraction, to a Grecian Temple, to a warmly lit home at moonrise.

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