Bronx River Art Center presents second virtual exhibition this week

The artists at the upcoming Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) event on May 15.
Courtesy of Bronx River Art Center (BRAC)

On May 15, the Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) will hold its second virtual exhibit showcasing the artists who have taught for the organization in recent years.

It will take place from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., using an interactive online format. The exhibit will feature the following artists:

  • Joel Adas
  • Blanka Amezkua
  • Marta Blair
  • Michele Brody
  • Hector Canonge
  • Angel Chevrestt
  • Lionel Cruet
  • Diane Davis
  • Irina Danilova
  • Karine Dutiel
  • Maria Ferrari
  • Kathie Halfin
  • Dianne Hebbert
  • Hosea Johnson
  • Gail Nathan
  • Jennifer Tomaiolo
  • Will Vaultz
  • Tammy Wofsey

BRAC Artists: Why I Teach/Volume 2 is being launched as both a virtual and actual exhibit at a critical moment in BRAC’s long history. On March 14 it closed its doors by order of Governor Cuomo due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This included not only its state-of-the-art studios and out-of-school art program, but its professional gallery as well.

However, BRAC was committed to continuing to serve its students and families as well as keeping its teaching artists employed, by providing access to quality art experiences transmitted directly into the community’s homes through the group sharing application, Zoom. The responses it has received have been overwhelmingly positive and reinforced its assumptions that the need for creative expression remained high, if not increased, during this world health crisis and the confinement of social distancing.

There will be a live exhibition of its teacher’s works in the gallery this summer, once it is able to re-open by order of the governor.

RSVP at Bracbx.Eventbrite.com.

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