Xavier Figueroa

BRAC Teaching Artist, 3D and Technology, 2013 - 2015

Xavier Figueroa is a Bronx-based visual artist working in installation, painting, sculpture, and other media to create "Experiences". With a background in architecture, carpentry, graffiti, and fine art, he creates work that invokes a familiarity to urban environments, using his roots and personal memories. The result is a three-dimensional illustration of his memory for others to explore.

Why I Teach:

I teach because knowledge of any kind should be passed along and shared with others to help them grow. This is an age-old tradition of artists in general who wish to preserve their philosophies, ideas, work ethic, and techniques. It also allows me to learn from the students, as they are always bringing new perspectives to creating art, which makes the process an amazing synergy.


A Flicker of Hope


The Conversation Piece

 

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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.