1st - 3rd: Artist Spotlights
First, meet local Bronx artists, learn about how they like to create art, and try your hand at creating your own. And then, learn how world-famous artists Frida Kahlo and Henri Matisse overcame challenges in their lives to create art, followed by an activity to create your own masterpieces inspired by them.
World Famous Artists
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
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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