Coverage of Alexandria’s art scene, including gallery shows, exhibitions and other special events.

City creatives: Rosemary Covey

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Art has never come easy to Rosemary Covey. The long-time wood engraver and painter has spent the last 40 years at...

City creatives: Alexis Gomez

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexis Gomez’ studio at the Torpedo Factory is remarkably barebones. There are a few faceless wood and plastic life-sized figures, one...

Torpedo Factory celebrates 100 years as building, 45 years as art...

By Hannah Himes | [email protected] The Torpedo Factory has housed everything from torpedoes and dinosaur bones to World War II files and, now, the works...

New murals add color to Old Town businesses

By Arya Hodjat and Missy Schrott | [email protected]  Instagram-savvy Alexandrians have more places than ever to boost their social media aesthetic. Three murals have been painted...

High tech public art shines in Waterfront Park

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The word “lighthouse” typically conjures images of Babylonian towers guiding ships home. Alexandria’s latest public art project, however, offers a...

Torpedo Factory launches vibrancy initiative

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Two months after the city assumed permanent control of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, artists and administrators are settling into...