Fears & Phobias at Torpedo Factory | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Community

Fears & Phobias at Torpedo Factory

Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery presents Fears & Phobias from January 12 through February 19, 2012. The exhibition explores a variety of fears and phobias and the artists’ unique approach to depicting these themes. A reception to meet the artists and the juror will be on January 12, 6-8 p.m. with a juror talk at 7 p.m.

The artists in the exhibition include John Talbott Allen (KY), Casey Callender (OH), Laurel Garcia Colvin (NY), April Dauscha (VA), Andrea Eis (MI), Lodiza LePore (VT), Mario Marzan (NC), Mike McAteer (NC), Iain Muirhead (IL), Sarah Petruziello (NJ), Ann Piper (PA), Gabriella Sarraf (MD), Jeremy Schilling (RI), Mimi Hart Silver (GA), Astrid Smith (CA), Michelle Steen (CA), Jennifer Takahashi (NJ), Ayumi Tanaka (CA), Constance Thalken (GA), Suzanne Vigil (VA), and Heather F. Wetzel (OH).

Target Gallery, exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, promotes high standards of art by continuously exploring new ideas through the visual media in a schedule of national and international exhibitions. Located on the ground floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, the gallery is open daily 10-6 p.m. and until 9 p.m. on Thursdays at 105 North Union Street, Alexandria, VA.

NPR

How'd A Cartoonist Sell His First Drawing? It Only Took 610 Tries

Tom Toro was a directionless 20-something film school dropout. Then, after an inspired moment at a used book sale, he started submitting drawings to The New Yorker ... and collecting rejection slips.
NPR

Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

A handful of chefs and food companies are experimenting with fish-like alternatives to seafood. But the market is still a few steps behind plant-based products for meat and dairy.
NPR

Will We See Veto Battles On Capitol Hill?

With President Obama promising to vetoes, what are the possibilities of a few veto overrides during the next two years? NPR's Arun Rath puts that questions to the National Journal's Fawn Johnson.
NPR

3 Voices, 1 Threat: Personal Stories Of Cyberhacking

In President Obama's State of the Union address, he gave fresh emphasis to a problem that has been in the headlines: cybersecurity. Here are three people who have experienced security breaches.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.