Past Exhibitions
September 10, 2009 - October 4, 2009

A juried show featuring the best of the Torpedo Factory, this exhibit celebrates the art center's 35th anniversary. Having toured independent art centers around the country, From Here 2 There is on display locally for the first time. Juried by Jenine Culligan, Senior Curator for the Huntington Museum of Art.

August 6, 2009 - September 6, 2009

"Precise edges, flat dense surfaces, commercial imagery and toxic inks defined the screenprint until a little over a decade ago. With the advent of quality water-based technology and a more hands on aesthetic, a whole new set of possibilities emerged. This transformation in appearance, meaning and application is still unfolding. Screenprinting has a new skin. It...

June 19, 2009 - August 2, 2009

Thomas Drymon is a painter and photographer living in Washington, DC. In Waiting for the world to begin, part of his abstract landscape series, the artist meditates on man’s relationship to the natural world and his search for beauty amidst the rubble of daily existence.

May 1, 2009 - June 14, 2009

Sharon Fishel and Jeffrey Smith are husband and wife who approach similar subject matter—primarily natural elements as leaves, flowers, and seed pods—through vastly different media and techniques.

March 13, 2009 - April 26, 2009

"Intermediaries is a dual layered investigation of fractals. Though born through different methods: the historical process cyanotype used by Anna Akins in 1843, and gelatin silver mordancagé an acid redevelopment process, the images play on their similarity and question each others’ origins.

January 9, 2009 - March 8, 2009

Deborah Ellis and Barbara Southworth, two Washington, DC area artists with deep connections to Maine, come together in Maine Woods and Waters. Shared aesthetics and experiences are reflected in diverse style and media, Ellis through watercolor and Southworth through panoramic photography, as they visually explore the lands and waters of Maine.

November 13, 2008 - January 4, 2009

We are pleased to present a wonderful selection of paintings of the Nature Conservancy Preserves throughout D.C., Maryland and Virginia by the Washington Society of Landscape Painters. These beautiful landscapes are protected through the efforts of the Nature Conservancy and its members.


August 16, 2008 - September 21, 2008

John James Anderson's Four Letter Words is a celebration of typography, language, and modular art, that challenges the vulgar and simple connotations surrounding four-letter words. More than 200 paintings on canvases that are eight inch squares explore the various subtleties our language possesses: homophones, homonyms and onomatopoeia.

August 16, 2008 - September 21, 2008

Song for Europe is a participatory installation by Mark Cameron Boyd. The artist uses his signature "text-bisection" process on a series of chalkboard panels to address four languages with European origins—Greek, Latin, French and English—whose influence pervades Western culture. Boyd invites viewers to attempt to read and decipher the...

June 20, 2008 - August 10, 2008

The Long View presents works by ten members of the Washington Society of Landscape Painters. Featuring Lani Browning, Marietje Chamberlain, Edward Cooper, Fiona Pocock Corn, Bernard Dellario, Barbara Nuss, Sara Linda Poly, Nancy Tankersley, Meg Walsh,  and Richard Whiteley.