Photos from the opening reception of Joan Cox: Taboo, a Solo Exhibition at Goucher’s Silber Gallery, The Sketchbook Exhibit at School 33 Art Center, and the Maryland Art Place Starlight Dinner at the Thames Street Wharf.
Photos courtesy of Joan Cox, Cara Ober, Jack Livingston, Brian Young, Michael Farley, Gary Kachadourian, and Stewart Watson.
When Gutierrez died of cancer at the age of 45 in 2010, he left behind a business built on hard work and craftsmanship, and a community of artists and friends who valued his passion and warmth.
“Everything that he did was going to be honoring the craftsman and artist,” says Golpira. “He always said to me, ‘Artists shouldn’t be on the edge of town... We’re primary to society. We should be in the center of town.’”