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Fall 2018 Fine Arts & Digital Media Classes

October 9, 2018 - December 15, 2018

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Fall Classes run from October 9 through December 21.

Registration begins September 5.

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Contact us at info@bronxriverart.org or 718.589.5819 with any questions.


*NEW Classes for Kids creating with Parents - On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays we invite parents with kids ages 6-9 years old to draw, paint and work with clay together in a new series of exciting classes that focus on creating a collaborative environment for families to explore art together. When enrolling for these classes parents can register themselves and their child together for a discounted price of $150, or just their child for $85 before 9/21.


Mondays

Mondays, 4-6pm: October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10 & 17

Graphic Design with Jennifer Tomaiolo - Computer Lab 2nd floor

Ages 10-16 ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

Learning to use the computer to create graphic art is a fun and valuable skill! This class will introduce you to the foundations of graphic design: including image making, typography, composition and working with color and shape. We will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create our own logos, movie posters and book covers.

 

Mondays, 4-6pm: October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10 & 17

Ceramics with Reuben King - 3-D Studio 4th floor

Ages 10-15 ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

This course covers clay-handling techniques such as pinch-pots, coiling, and slab building. Students will create and glaze their own pieces while learning about how clay is a part of everyday experiences.

 


Tuesdays

Tuesdays, 4-6pm: October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, & 11

*Painting for Children and Parents with Jessica Spence - 2-D Studio 4th floor

Ages 6-9 with Parent ($150 before 9/21 then $160)

Ages 6-9 ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

Creating a Self-Portrait

During this class students will explore portraiture using watercolor and other art materials. Students will view a range of artwork by modern and contemporary portraiture artists. Students will be able to work hands-on to create their own self-portraits. They will develop their visual literacy by deepening their observational, language, and studio art skills. All art activities will be scaffolded to develop students’ art making skills.

 


Wednesdays

Wednesdays, 4-6pm: October 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, & 12
Cartooning with Devon Purkiss - 2-D Studio 4th floor and Computer Lab 2nd Floor

Ages 10-16 ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

Digital Coloring

Students will create their own characters and short story or series of illustrations. Work will be hand drawn in pencil and / or ink first, then scanned into a computer where students will learn to add color to their drawings digitally with Photoshop. Students will be given tips on drawing, composition, and color theory with the focus of having fun, and a full color printed piece to show for it. 

 


Thursdays

Thursdays, 4-6pm: October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13 & 20

*Drawing for Children and Parents with Tiffany Miller - 2-D Studio 4th floor

Ages 6-9 with Parent ($150 before 9/21 then $160)

Ages 6-9 ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

The Pure Imagination Parent and Child Drawing Workshop

In this class, parent and child will develop deeper bonds and experience greater self-esteem while together they learn basic, introductory drawing skills in order to be able to draw anything from fantasy or reality in their own unique style with the freedom of pure imagination. 

 

Thursdays, 4-6pm: October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13 & 20

Digital Photography with Roy Baizan - Computer Lab 2nd Floor

Ages 10-13 ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

Me and My Community.

Students will explore their community through photography. In this 10 week class, we will learn the basics of photography while exploring the community around us. We’ll learn the basics of photo composition (rule of thirds, leading lines, layering, etc). We will go outside for photo-walks and have group photo critiques. The class will culminate in a presentation of student work.

 


Fridays

Fridays, 4-6pm: October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14 & 21

Drawing and Printmaking with Tammy Wofsey - 2-D Studio 4th floor

Ages 9-17 ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

Adults ($110 before 9/21 then $120)

Introduction to Printmaking

In this class we will explore different kinds of printmaking methods. We will learn how to make linocut prints, water color monotypes, stencils, drypoint and collographs. We will explore drawing and color with the printmaking tools we learn.

 


Saturdays

Saturdays, 11-1pm October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8, & 15

Painting with Joel Adas - 2-D Studio 4th floor

Ages 10-13 ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

This painting class for tweens will be an exploration of life in the sea, sailboats, and animals of all shapes and sizes who live in and near the ocean. We will look at the ancient art of the Minoans as well as Matisse for inspiration and to learn new techniques.

 

Saturdays, 11-1pm October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8, & 15

Digital Photography for Teens and Adults with Roy Baizan - Computer Lab 2nd Floor

Teens ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

Adults ($110 before 9/21 then $120)

Introduction to Photography

In this 10 week photography class, students will learn the basics of photography while also creating small bodies of work around the theme of documentary work. 

 

Saturdays, 12-2pm October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8, & 15

*Ceramics with Ana Ruiz - 3-D Studio 4th floor

Ages 6-9 with Parent ($150 before 9/21 then $160)

Ages 6-17 ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

Adults ($110 before 9/21 then $120)

All ages welcome! Especially Parents with young children working together to learn the basics of ceramics with an emphasis on the creative use of clay to produce colorful sculptures. Both the art and craft are explored as participants create uniquely formed objects such as vases, boxes, cups and other utilitarian objects as well as realistic and abstract sculptures. Students will learn different modeling techniques such as pinching, coiling, slabs and glazing. 

 

Saturdays, 2-4pm October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8, & 15

Painting for Teens and Adults with Joel Adas - 2-D Studio 4th floor and rooftop

Teens ($85 before 9/21 then $95)

Adults ($110 before 9/21 then $120)

When the weather is good, we will take advantage of BRAC’s newly renovated roof garden to make paintings in watercolor and acrylic of the cityscape that surrounds us. We will examine the works of a number of contemporary artists who work with this theme as inspiration.

 


TEEN PROJECT STUDIO (TPS) FALL 2018
FREE PROGRAM for Ages 14-19!

Teens! Join us as the Bronx River Art Center leads an interdisciplinary art and design program with weekly field-trip adventures throughout the Bronx and New York City. We'll visit museums and other arts destinations. Our goal is to broaden access to the arts and provide free access to culture across all five boroughs.

Classes will run from 4 to 6pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, with field trip days going once a month on Saturday.

It's free to participate, but you must complete our application and return it to BRAC.

Teen Project Studio Application Here

Registration begins September 5th!

 

This program is supported in part by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the NYC Materials for the Arts program, as well as Mayor Bill de Blasio, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Council Member Ritchie Torres, the Bronx Delegation of the City Council, Con Edison, and the generousity of our patrons.

 

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

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

OFFICE & CENTER HOURS:
Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 6 PM
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.