Gallery Openings and Events

Brookland Creative Hosts a Benefit for Becky’s Fund

Photo courtesy of Phil Hutinet.

Brookland Metro with new artist studios. Phil Hutinet for East City Art.


Event: Thursday, May 15 from 6:30pm to 9pm


On May 15th, Michael Hines of TTR Sotheby’s will team up with ArtSee, an art management services agency, at one of his latest properties on the market, to celebrate creativity in the Brookland neighborhood, at 728 Lawrence St NE. The salon will celebrate creativity by showcasing more than 10 local artists and artisans, while raising awareness and support for Becky’s Fund. The event will be open to the general public from 6:30-9:00 pm at the Lawrence Street NE location in conjunction with the Monroe St Market Thursday Arts Walk.

A suggested $10 donation is requested for attendance to benefit Becky’s Fund.

Artists will include:

  • Leah Appel, photography
  • Patrick Burns, mixed media
  • Barb Januszkiewicz, painting
  • Mei Mei Chang, mixed media
  • Amanda Kleinman, photography
  • Pamela Viola, photography
  • Jane Johnson, painting
  • Michael Crossett, printmaking
  • Margret Kroyer, painting
  • Cristina Steadman, photography
  • Fawna Xiao, printmaking

About Michael Hines
Michael Hines has made DC his home for the past 10 years. Voted by Washingtonian Magazine as one the area’s brightest young entrepreneurs, Michael began working in the real estate industry and has seen his career flourish into a full-time business with TTR Sotheby¹s International Realty. A highly engaged community activist, Michael has worked closely with current and former DC City Council members and the mayor, providing him with a deep knowledge of real estate development activity in the city.

About Becky’s Fund
Domestic Violence in our world has to come to a halt. We at Becky’s Fund are doing everything we possibly can to fight this issue and make many aware of its dangers to our world. See our People, Programs and Partners helping us to play our part in this worldwide issue.

The mission of Becky’s Fund is fourfold:

  • Foster awareness: Help people understand the elements of domestic violence through education, such as its prevalence, why battered victims cannot always leave easily, and what can be done to fight against domestic violence.
  • Encourage advocacy: Encourage people to care about and help put an end to domestic violence.
  • Promote activism: Take an active role in helping battered victims find safety through counseling, education and legal representation.
  • Create support: Provide support for victims of domestic violence.

The event is located at 728 Lawrence Street NE. For more information visit