Saturday, December 25, 2010

Torpedo Factory Annual Jury for Artist Members

Deadline: February 28, 2011 (HAND DELIVERY)

Studio Space - Annual Jury for Artist Members
Torpedo Factory

Alexandria, VA
2011 Jury: February 28 - March 3

Artists must go through the annual jury process to become a Torpedo Factory artist. All artists working in fine arts and fine crafts are eligible. Fine crafts include such work as ceramics, textiles, jewelry, all kinds of sculpture, glass, film, video, and more. Upon selection, the applicant becomes a juried Torpedo Factory artist and is classified as an Associate Artist.

Benefits of Associate Membership (truncated)
- Eligible for short-term studio subleases (up to one year) from resident artists
- May work toward joining a studio lease on a permanent basis
- Opportunity to submit images and updates of shows, awards, and special projects for the Torpedo Factory Art Center online newsletter
- Eligible to participate in complementary programming and Association volunteer opportunities

How to Apply
On the first day of the Annual Jury, Monday, February 28, applicants bring six pieces of their artwork plus a cd with images of 20 additional works, completed application, and a $35 fee to the Torpedo Factory. The work will be juried over the second and third days.

Jury Information Session: An Information Session for all applicants will be held from 2-3:30pm on Sunday, January 23, 2011, in Studio 31 on the first floor of the Torpedo Factory.

There are separate 3-person panels judging the 2-D work and the 3-D work. The jurors are highly qualified professional artists, curators, teachers, museum directors and the like, who are independent of the Torpedo Factory. Their decision is final. They will look for work that meets the highest standards of professionalism and promise.

Download 2011 Application:

Visit website:

If you have questions:
Call Michele Hoben, Jury Committee Chair, at (703) 836-1851; cell: (202) 997-3578; or email

Torpedo Factory
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314