ARTfactory to Present Stories That End in Freedom” Solo Art Exhibit by DC-Native Artist Lory Ivey Alexander 
Exhibit dates: February 3-March 18, 2023

Artist Reception: Saturday, February 4, 6 pm-8 pm
(9419 Battle St, Manassas, Free & open to the public)
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“Learning to Be Like Water” ,Mixed Media, Lory Ivey Alexander. Available for purchase.

Stories That End in Freedom
Through the works in this exhibition, the artist explores themes of Black and Indigenous American perseverance, resilience, and healing. The abstract paintings and figurative collages here were inspired in part by the fluidity and power of water and its ability to transport people across the world and across sensory experiences. 

About Lory Ivey Alexander
Lory Ivey Alexander is a DC-native artist exploring history, memory, and identity. Best known for her use of color, sculptural paintings, and lyrical writing, Lory facilitates meditations on the richness of Black and Indigenous American identity. A connector of people and dots, Lory’s project BlackBreathing.com is a social practice to promote trauma healing in Black and Brown communities. In 2018, she founded the Abstract Sisterhood to support abstract and conceptual women artists in the African Diaspora. Find Lory online at loryivey.com or on Instagram at @loryiveyart.

Contact:
ARTfactory, Gallery Director: Jordan Exum | [email protected] | 703-330-2787
Gallery Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm | 9419 Battle St, Manassas, VA 20110
VirginiaARTfactory.org/manassas-art-gallery | Instagram: @virginiaartfactory

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