Teen Classes - Summer 2019

July 8, 2019 - August 10, 2019

Teen Project Studio Teen Project Studio

Instructor(s): Art Jones
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2pm - 4pm
Location: BRAC - Computer Lab (2nd Floor)
Ages: 15 - 26
Fee: $0

Teen Project Studio + 2.0 is an intensive, five-week, digital and fine arts program for teens and young adults ages 14 -26. This free program is limited to 15 students. TPS is a unique opportunity to experience and learn about the visual arts & creative industries in an interactive and challenging way. It is also an opportunity to meet other teens with similar eagerness to learn and create.

From July 9 to August 10, students will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4pm, at the Bronx River Art Center located at 1087 East Tremont Ave, Bronx NY, 10460. There will also be 2 field trips to art exhibitions and cultural events.
Working with 3-D Design and sculptural fabrication, participants will have the opportunity to bring their own public bench designs to life for a private seating area along the Bronx River commissioned by the McInnis Cement Company.

It's free to participate, but you must complete our application form. Please fill out, scan, and email to mbrody@bronxriverart.org.

Register Now

A closer look at BRAC's Teen Studio, as part of
Emily McDermott's project, Arts At Risk:

Arts At Risk - Video 1 Arts At Risk - Video 2 Arts At Risk - Video 3 Arts At Risk - Video 4 Arts At Risk - Video 5

Advanced Painting Advanced Painting

Instructor(s): Gil Robles
Time: Saturday, 2-4pm
Location: BRAC - 2-D Studio (4th Floor)
Ages: 13 - 80
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. 

Register Now


Instructor(s): Roy Baizan
Time: Saturday, 11am-2pm
Location: BRAC - Computer Lab (2nd Floor)
Ages: 15 - 80
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.

Register Now

Portfolio Preparation

Instructor(s): Joel Adas and Tammy Wofsey
Time: Fridays, 11-1
Location: BRAC - 2-D Studio (4th Floor)
Ages: 11 - 18
Fee: $11

Fridays, 11am - 1pm

July 19 and August 2

Portfolio Prep - NEW SUMMER CLASS

Our professional Teaching Artists will work individually with students to help them prepare a well representative portfolio for HS Auditions and College applications. Students should be prepared to bring in already produced work, so instructors can beter guide them in their portfolio presentation.

Tweens/Teens ages 11 -18 
($11 per workshop)

Register Now

Registration Information:

Fee Information:

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 info@bronxriverart.org 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.

Click here to view our complete policies and procedures.

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

Join Our Mailing List!

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

Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10:30 - 4 PM


Instagram Vimeo Tumblr Blogger

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.