Tag: art

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...

Your Views: Misguided TFAA threatens Torpedo Factory’s future

To the editor: I had the honor of serving as the Torpedo Factory’s chief executive officer for almost four years, from Jan. 2013 to Oct....

Home Profile: Art and light transform Old Town rowhouse

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Ashley and Peter Spencer have spent 30 years infusing art, light and personality into a historic rowhouse in Old Town. Ashley,...

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...

Marian Van Landingham serves city in arts, politics for more than...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Marian Van Landingham always returns to painting and politics. Van Landingham, who led the effort to establish the Torpedo Factory Art...

The threads that bind

By Louise Krafft “Connecting Threads,” an exhibit celebrating how fiber connects us, opened Nov. 2 in the Del Ray Artisans Gallery at the Nicholas A....

Photos: Creations from the King Street Art Festival’s little artists

Every year, the Alexandria Times asks the city's youngest artists to create artwork at its booth at the King Street Art Festival. The Times staff...

Arts: Helping Alexandria inmates find the beauty within

By Jordan Wright When forensic sketch artist Kelli Schollard-Sincock was thinking about how she could make an impact in her community, she recalled a casual comment...