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The Loss of a Legend

Gladys Barker Grauer 1923-2019

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the news that Newark's first arts gallery founder (of Aard Studio Gallery) and one of Newark's arts education champions (a commercial art educator at Essex County Vocational High School), and pillar of the Newark and international arts community, Gladys Barker Grauer, has passed away at the age of 96.

Please continue to lift up her light by:

Hear a recent WBGO interview with the Directors of the film here.

Read the following bio from Gallery Aferro here

Please join Arts Ed Newark as we send our love to her family in Newark and beyond. Further details about her homegoing will be shared, as released.


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