Bronx

I Am the The Bronx

Since November, visual arts teaching artists Naomi Kuo and Sam Wisneski have worked at IS 117 and The Young Women’s Leadership School on a collaborative school mural in their shared Bronx building. Here’s the initial concept drawing based on the student’s work for an interior mural at the main entrance. The theme, “I Am the…

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Meet Vicky from the Bronx

Acclaimed artist Domingo Zapata invites the NYC art world to re-create a public school system befitting the art capital of the world. “If they can afford a painting of mine, then they can afford to help.” Reflecting on her time learning from Domingo and other Thrive Collective artists, Bronx high school student Vicky recalls: “The…

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Photo Diary: Sonic Tags BSSWA

By @sjwisneski: “Had a great time today at a high school in the Bronx with SONIC, teaching the kids how to properly vandali… I mean proper spray can control. #streetart #graffiti #bronx #spraypaint #art #artist #teacher” #SchoolMurals #BSSWA #ThriveCollective via Instagram http://ift.tt/1Iq3uoF

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Meet Dr. Terry Greene, Music Director

Watch Music Director Dr. Terry Greene resurrect the concert band at I.S. 117 in the Bronx. Dr. Greene’s Mantra: Instruments are made to be played! From his bio: Dr. Terry Greene II holds masters and doctoral degrees from SUNY Stony Brook in Trombone and Music Performance, and has served as an adjunct professor of Jazz…

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Award Winning Club Returns

The award-winning School Murals after-school club at IS 117 Joseph Wade Academy in the Bronx returns for a second year tomorrow, November 10, 2015 from 2:30 – 5 pm. The club, which won the District 9 award for Best After School Art program last spring, anchors a campus wide collaboration between IS 117 and The Young Women’s…

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