Tag: art

Beverley Hills combines social distancing and interactive art

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | ahodjat@alextimes.com  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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com Two months after the city assumed permanent control of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, artists and administrators are settling into...