Tag: artist

City Creatives: Original Torpedo Factory artist, Susan Sanders, still creating custom...

By Kaitlin Murphy The Torpedo Factory Art Center is a must-visit landmark in Old Town and has been for 50 years. Located in a former...

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,...

City creatives: Patrick Kirwin

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] It takes a skilled artist to create art that tricks the eye. It takes an especially skilled artist to do...

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....

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...

City takes permanent control of Torpedo Factory

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously at its public hearing on Saturday to give the city permanent control of the Torpedo Factory. The art...

Torpedo Factory Artist Mary Ann Stevens dies at 89

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Mary Ann Stevens, one of the original Torpedo Factory artists who helped start the art center, died peacefully at home...

Slideshow: See what young artists created at the King Street Art...

During last weekend's King Street Art Festival, the Alexandria Times booth invited children to create art of their own. Featured on the slideshow below are...

Del Ray Designer Creates Artists Studio for Fall Design Center

Ludwick contributes to area's seasonal design house.