A bloomin’ good time: Seniors host ‘Throggs Neck in Bloom’

The North East Bronx Senior Center held an art show called “Throggs Neck in Bloom” on Thursday, June 26. The show highlighted beautiful art works created by seniors who participated in a spring painting class series led by artist-in-residence Josie Gonzalez, seen here third from left with students and senior center director Silvia Ponce, far right.
Photo courtesy of Josie Gonzalez

The North East Bronx Senior Center held an art show called “Throggs Neck in Bloom” on Thursday, June 26. The show highlighted beautiful art works created by the seniors who participated in a spring painting class series, let by artist in residence Josie Gonzalez. The painting class was sponsored by a SPARC (Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide) grant, the Department of Cultural Affairs, and Bronx Council on the Arts.

In the photo are students with Gonzalez (third from left) and senior center director Silvia Ponce (far right).

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