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Saturday, August 07, 2010

Torpedo Factory Art Center August Exhibitions

Second Thursday Art Night
Thursday, August 12, 6-9pm, FREE Event
Browse open studios, interact with artists, and enjoy refreshments!
• The Art League Gallery reception for 'Scapes: International Landscape Show
• Last month to see Visiting Artists in studios!

Drop off school supplies for underprivileged children throughout the month of August for the 19th Annual Back-to-School Drive Sponsored by Community Partners for Children (CPC).

Bring in non-perishable food items to support ongoing 2010 Carpenter's Shelter food drive!


August 3 - August 31
Explorations
Ray Parisi's Mini Show

Enamelists Gallery
Studio 28
Ray Parisi will feature his Plique-A-Jour Jewelry which resembles miniature stained glass on fine silver. The art work will represent a number of different techniques.
Reception: Saturday, August 7, 1-7pm

August 3 - September 12
Fiber Landscapes
Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery

Studio 18
Artists interpret in fiber what we see, where we go, and the places we love. Jewelry, sculpture, clothing, and wall pieces are some of the items that will be exhibited.

August 3 - October 3
You Are Who You Are and Shadow and Substance
Multiple Exposures Gallery

Studio 312
Fine art photography featuring work by Louise Noakes and Grace Taylor.
Reception: Sunday, August 8, 2-4pm

August 4 - September 6
'Scapes
The Art League Gallery

Room 21
The 'Scapes exhibit features scenes of mountains, valleys, trees, rivers and forests in a representational or abstract manner. The juror is Joey Manlapaz, professor of art at the Corcoran School of Art.
Reception: Second Thursday Art Night, August 12, 6:30-8:30pm

August 21 - September 26
Systems Failure
Target Gallery

This is an all media juried exhibition examining the current crises (collapse of world wide financial systems, the mortgage crisis, failing health systems) facing our country and the world, and the plight of the people who most suffer from these failures. The juror is Sarah Tanguy, an independent curator, arts writer, and critic, as well as a curator for the Art in Embassies Program, based in Washington, DC.
Reception: Second Thursday Art Night, September 9, 6-8pm

Torpedo Factory Art Center
82 Artist Studios – 6 Galleries
The Art League School – Archaeology Museum
On the Waterfront in Old Town Alexandria
105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-838-4565
www.torpedofactory.org

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