Tag: art

Better With Age Profile: Making a mark

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] There are always a few special people in a community who do the most to help others. Pat Miller is one...

Todd Healy closes Gallery Lafayette

By Marty Devine | [email protected] After 40 years in the framing business, esteemed local artist Todd Healy closed the doors to his studio, Gallery Lafayette,...

Home profile: What makes a house a home

By Margo Wagner | [email protected] Brigid Schulte and Tom Bowman’s two-story Terrett Avenue house is a place where children grow and learn, neighbors gather and...

Beverley Hills combines social distancing and interactive art

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Residents throughout the city are getting creative as they stay home and adapt to social distancing, the new normal required...

Special guest Olalekan Jeyifous to be featured on this month’s Speak...

Internationally-renowned artist Olalekan Jeyifous stopped by the studio this month for the third episode of Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times podcast.  Jeyifous might not be...

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...

Local artisans set to showcase goods at Alexandria Makers Market

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The first Alexandria Makers Market will bring more than 22 local artisans to Port City Brewing Company from noon to...

Studio Antiques & Fine Art to close after nearly 40 years

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Studio Antiques & Fine Art, an antique store located at 524 N. Washington St., will close at the end of...

New tattoo spa “inq”s up Old Town

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] King Street, with its historic character and charming streets, doesn’t seem like an obvious location to open a tattoo parlor....

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...