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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Celebrate Our Artists at 14th Annual East of the River Exhibition

Celebrate the greatness of Ward 7- and 8-based artists with ARCH all summer!

ARCH Development (Anacostia Arts Center, The HIVE 2.0, Honfleur Gallery) and the Black Artists of DC (BADC) have partnered for the 14th Annual East of the River Exhibition, co-curated by Terence Nicholson, Jess Randolph, Zsudayka Nzinga Terrell and Zoma Wallace.

Dedicated to showcasing the creative brilliance East of the River, this year’s exhibit will feature fourteen unique creatives with dynamic stories to tell through visual arts. Bids for artwork can be placed both online and in person.

Everything kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 12 at the Anacostia Arts Center (1231 Good Hope Rd. SE). The event will be adhering to social distancing procedures provided by the Mayor’s office. Don’t forget to bring your mask!

Jay Coleman with the maquette of Loveful Hands, which recently won him a District commission. CCN.

The exhibition will run from June 11 through July 24 and include works by artists such as: Deidre Bell, Jay Coleman, Diane English, Chinedu Felix, Victoria Ford, Nicolette Gordon, Dwayne Martin,Edmond, Nassau Luis Peralta, Zalika Perkins, Elizabeth Stewart, Terence Sloan and James Terrell.

ARCH is a small, nonprofit neighborhood-based organization with its entire focus on the economic regeneration of Washington DC’s Historic Community of Anacostia, using arts, culture, and the creative economy. Dedicated to Anacostia since 1986, ARCH Development celebrates excellence East of The River daily.

The founding purpose of BADC is to sustain a thriving community that promotes, develops, and validates the cultures, artistic expressions, and aspirations of artists of Black-Afrikan ancestry, especially those with close ties to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Learn more about ARCH by visiting www.archdevelopment.org and about Anacostia Arts Center and the 14th Annual East of the River Exhibition at anacostiaartscenter.com

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