ArtSpot 2021

Meet local Bronx artists, learn about how they like to create art, and try your hand at creating your own. 

Charles Esperanza
Javaka Steptoe

The Artwork of Charles Esperanza

Join author and illustrator Charles George Esperanza as we learn how he explores and celebrates the Bronx in his stories and artwork. Then, BxCM Arts Program Manager Chris Gomez will show us how to create our own drawings inspired by Charles’ work.

Video Length: approx. 15 minutes

Items you will need

  • paper

  • pencil

  • eraser

  • colored pencils

  • sharpener    

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The Artwork of Andre Trenier

Did you know the Bronx has public art around every corner? Join muralist Andre Trenier as he shows us  some of his favorite pieces throughout the Bronx. Then, BxCM Arts Program Manager Chris Gomez will show us how to create our own portraits inspired by Andre’s work.

Video Length: approx. 14 minutes

Items you will need

  • paper

  • pencil

  • eraser

  • colored pencils

  • sharpener

  • crayons


  • photos for reference


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The Artwork of Edwin J. Torres

A single photo is worth a thousand words. Join Bronx-based photographer Edwin J. Torres as he explains how photography helps him express himself. Then, BxCM Arts Program Manager Chris Gomez will demonstrate how to take your own photographs using a SmartPhone or tablet.

Video Length: approx. 14 minutes

Items you will need

  • Digital Camera (Cellular Phone, Tablet, or a Webcam)


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The Artwork of Javaka Steptoe

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Questions? Need help?

If you need any help, or have questions, (including access to Google Slide Student Worksheets) please contact:

Nicole Wallace, Director of Education | nicole@bronxchildrensmuseum.org

Natalie Wood, Director of Arts & Programming | natalie@bronxchildrensmuseum.org