Call Type: Residencies
Entry Deadline: 2/19/18
Number of Applications Allowed: 3
One to four month residency in individual studio, on the waterfront of Alexandria, VA, June through September 2017. Unique opportunity to work and interact with the public in historic Old Town Alexandria, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC.
The Torpedo Factory Art Center is one of the largest visual art centers in the U.S. and is home to more than 140 visual artists working in 82 studios. Artists create in a wide variety of media including painting, fiber, jewelry, ceramics, printmaking, cast and stained glass, photography, and sculpture. The Torpedo Factory is open to the public from 10-6 every day except Thursdays, when it stays open until 9 pm. Visitors are invited and welcomed into artists’ studios to enjoy the art, watch artists at work, ask questions, and purchase original artwork allowing the public an extraordinary opportunity to share in the excitement and fascination of the creative process.