It is with a heavy heart that the ARCH Family announces the death of one of its founders. Sharon Hughes Gautier who died on January 7th after a short, but devastating illness. Sharon was not only one of the original staff but also the one who inspired the development of ARCH Training Center and ARCH Family Services which over 25 years provided more than 11,000 DC individuals and families with job training, education and social services.
Sharon was also the originator and funder of the Honfleur Gallery “East of the River Distinguished Artist Award” which annually recognizes a living East of the Anacostia River artist for creative excellence as well as for having significant impact on the cultural landscape of Washington, DC.
Opening Reception Details : 6:30 PM on 8/9. The road to establishing yourself as an artist is usually a long one with a real gallery exhibition coming later in one’s career. 14 X 3 is an upcoming show curated to bring attention to up and coming photographers. Ben Lithman, Niamca Cooper, and DeAndre McKnight are skilled photographers who will be the only ones not old fete their exhibition with a real glass of champaign! (Sparkling cider provided!) Their work will be displayed in The Anacostia Arts Center’s Blank Space gallery. Everything kicks off at 6:30 PM on 8/9.