Announcement of the Friends 2013 Artist of the Year

Event Date

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event Location
Torpedo Factory Art Center's Target Gallery 105 North Union Street Alexandria, VA 22314

Eight artists have filed applications for the 2013 Artist of the Year competition sponsored by the Friends of the Torpedo Factory Art Center. On Thursday, February 7 at 6pm, the Friends will announce the winner of this annual competition, which was open to all artists in the Torpedo Factory Artists' Association.The juror, J. W. Mahoney, is an artist, writer and curator based in Virginia. A graduate of Harvard University, he has exhibited his work in the United State for more than 25 years. He is currently the Washington Corresponding Editor for Art in America, a contributing editor for the New Art Examiner, and an affiliate professor of Visual Arts at the University of Maryland.Mr. Mark Pretzat, President of the Friends, will introduce Mr. Mahoney, who will follow the announcement with a few remarks.Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.