The Art World has Lost a Great One! Averyln Archer, Gallerist – Art Dealer

Dear Friends of the Art Community,

just in case you were not informed,

we just lost one of our great

Art Enthusiasts, Averlyn M. Archer.


Gallerist, Art Dealer, Attorney

May 9, 1963 – September 28, 2011

Owner of Canvas, Paper and Stone Gallery

2611 Frederick Douglass Blvd.

Harlem, New York, NY 10030

In harmony with Averlyn’s wishes,

there will be no wake.

Friends and Associates

In Lieu of flowers, The Archer family would like you to
make donations in Averlyn’s name
to the American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345

Averlyn, we thank you for sharing your passion with us as a gallerist and for inspiring us and the Harlem art world and beyond…. You will always be remembered and greatly missed.

Peace & Love

Paula Coleman and the RFA Family

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Renaissance Fine Art | 2075 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. | 7th Ave. @ 124th. | HARLEM | New York | NY | 10027




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