Gallery Openings and Events

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions Presents Unsung Jazz by Antoine Sanfuentes

Antoine Sanfuentes courtesy of Vivid Solutions Gallery.

Photo by Antoine Sanfuentes.  Courtesy of Vivid Solutions Gallery.

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Opening Reception: Friday, April 26  from 6pm to 8pm

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On view through June 28, 2013.

Unsung Jazz by Antoine Sanfuentes at The Gallery at Vivid Solutions brings together the photographer’s ongoing project of documenting the local jazz performers who have had a substantial impact on jazz in Washington, DC but are relatively unknown outside the area.

Unsung Jazz marries two of Antoine Sanfuentes’ personal interests, jazz and documentary photography, together in an exhibition that lends an insider’s look into the Washington, DC jazz scene. An Emmy-winning producer and talented documentary photographer, Sanfuentes also works closely with People Encouraging People, an organization that supports disabled and disadvantaged people in the Baltimore area. He is an accomplished drummer and music enthusiast. Sanfuentes received his Bachelor’s degree in anthropology from American University.

Sanfuentes is the Senior Vice President of NBC News. Most recently, Sanfuentes served as NBC News Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief. In his 20 years as a journalist, Sanfuentes has covered virtually every corner of the globe including Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2009, Sanfuentes coordinated NBC News’ Special “Inside the Obama White House” reported by Brian Williams. Over his time at NBC News, Sanfuentes has also produced notable coverage from across Africa alongside Ann Curry; including reports from Darfur, the eastern Congo and a historic interview with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions is partnering with Twins Jazz to produce the three jazz performances that will take place over the course of Unsung Jazz. The exhibition is partially funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Gallery Hours:

  • Tuesday through Friday: Noon – 5pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 5pm
  • or call 202-365-8392 or email [email protected] to schedule an appointment

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions is a photography and digital exhibition space that opened in 2009. It has relocated to the upstairs space at Honfleur Gallery. Honfleur Gallery is located in Historic Anacostia at 1241 Good Hope Road SE. For more information call 202-365-8392 or visit www.vividsolutionsgallery.com.

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