Tag: torpedo factory

City creatives: Donna Lee Gallo

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The saying, “One person’s trash is another person’s treasure,” is abundantly clear in local artist Donna Lee Gallo’s work. Her “found...

Council approves new waterfront features

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] At its March public hearing, council approved several plans geared toward enhancing the vibrancy of Old Town’s waterfront. The area has...

City creatives: Vi Trinh

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Vi Trinh can’t stop thinking about the internet. As a post-grad artist-in-residence at the Torpedo Factory, Trinh is fascinated by the...

City creatives: Stephen Lally

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Behind a house in Del Ray in a shed-turned-home-studio, Stephen Lally leans over his pottery wheel, sculpting and shaping art...

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 embarks on 24th annual Art Safari

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Torpedo Factory Art Center will host children and their families during its 24th annual Art Safari on Saturday, according...

Torpedo Factory to dedicate space to founder Marian Van Landingham

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] To celebrate 45 years as an arts center, the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association is dedicating studio 311 to Marian Van...

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...

Your Views: A Torpedo Factory artist’s rebuttal

To the editor: The letter by former Torpedo Factory CEO Eric Wallner, “Misguided TFAA threatens Torpedo Factory’s future,” in the July 18 Alexandria Times is...