Adult Classes - Summer 2019

July 8, 2019 - August 10, 2019

Advanced Painting Advanced Painting

Instructor(s): Gil Robles
Time: Saturday, 2-4pm
Location: BRAC - 2-D Studio (4th Floor)
Fee: $75

Portraiture and Beyond

Learn how to paint portraits, still life's or landscape, you choose the subject you would like to paint and the instructor will help you develop your painting as well as teach you how to use the paints (acrylic, watercolor or gouache). The instructor will also go over how to compose your painting utilizing the space on your paint surface and breaking down patterns of light and dark as well as learning how to place warm and cool colors to create a vibrant painting. Reference photos will be provided to work from or you can bring your own in to work from. 

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Ceramics Ceramics

Instructor(s): Ana Ruiz-Castillo
Time: Saturdays, 11am - 1pm
Location: BRAC - 3-D Studio (4th Floor)
Fee: $55

"Coils and Cups: Ceramics"

In this course students, both children and adults, will explore design while making cups and vases using the coiling technique. Students will work on form and shape to finalize their projects applying colorful glazes before firing them in the kiln.

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Instructor(s): Roy Baizan
Time: Saturday, 11am-2pm
Location: BRAC - Computer Lab (2nd Floor)
Fee: $95


In this 5 week, 3 hour photography class, students will go over the basics of photography while also creating small bodies of work around the theme of documentary work. Emphasis will be on meeting outside for photo-walks and having group photo critiques. The class will culminate in a presentation of student work.

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Please note: It is a first come, first serve policy. Reserve your spot as soon as possible!

Register before June 18 to receive a 10% discount!

All fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.

Or contact us at or call 718.589.5819

Cancellation Policy If a class does not meet capacity, it may be canceled, in which case students will have the option to either take another class or receive a full refund.

Unless otherwise noted, all classes include materials and use of professional equipment.

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Bronx River Art Center
1087 E. Tremont Ave., Bronx, NY 10460
T (718) 589-5819

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Wednesday - Friday: 3 - 6 PM
Saturday: 12 - 5 PM
Gallery hours are only in effect during the
exhibition dates.

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Saturday: 10:30 - 4 PM


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DIRECTIONS TO CENTER:  By Train: Take #2 or #5 to West Farms Square/East Tremont. Walk one block east to Bronx Street. By Bus: Take #'s B9, 21, 36, 40, 42, or Q44 to East Tremont and Boston Road. By Car: Take Bruckner Expressway to Sheridan Expressway, and exit at East Tremont Ave. Turn left at the traffic light one block down onto East Tremont. Turn left after one block onto Bronx St. (Cross Bronx Expressway) towards Rosedale Ave, then exit. Turn left onto Rosedale Ave, then take a left onto Tremont Ave. Drive four blocks to West Farms Square.