Past Exhibitions

We’ve invited photographers Kayla LimNik AntonioMonique Islam, Kasey-Lynn RodriguezGioncarlo ValentineCourtney GarvinPatricia Ellah,  Elias RischmauiArgenis Apolinario, and Sandra Ayala to participate in the forum, share their experiences, and offer their truths about navigating the pandemic. Their personal narratives cover a range of experiences and begin to elaborate on the reality of life in the age of the coronavirus. Click here to view

June 11-20, 2020
The En Foco 2020 Photography Fellowship Exhibition: Your Reflection, This Memory features the works of Akshay BhoanJohnnie ChatmanOdette Chavez-MayoLuis DiazRoberta Dorsett & Clarissa B. Aponte (Collaborators), Jon HenryAntonio JohnsonRahul MajumdarJosefina Moran, and Betty Yu, and is curated by Julia Mata. The exhibition was originally scheduled to be held at BronxArtSpace, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was transitioned to an online exhibition.

June 4-30, 2020
Changing Landscapes, features photographs by Adela Hurtado, Anders Jones, Ignacio Soltero, and Cindy Trinh. As the title suggests, the exhibition zooms in on a diverse array of landscapes: some are literal and embedded with rich histories and memories, while others are made out of the people that inhabit them, their resilience, and everyday lives. Click here to view.

March 12-April 11, 2020
Surreal Histories features the fantastical storytelling photography of Sandra Ayala, Jeremy Dennis, and Kay Hickman.  With history as a precursor, these works feel timeless yet timely, identifying unique narratives that speak of the Native American, African American, and Latinx experiences of “America.” Click here to view

On view: Thursday, November 14, 2019 through February 13, 2020
Maximo Rafael Colon is the ideal artist provocateur that has always been in the forefront of social justice and community empowerment. His photographs span over forty years dedicated to the well being of the Puerto Rican and Latino community.

January 16, 2020
Artist Talk: 5:00pm
Reception: 6:00 to 8:00pm
Pregones Theater/PRTT

575 Walton Ave, Bronx, New York 10451

Reflecting In the Spirit of Kamoinge features black and white photographs by Sharry Daniels, Antonio Johnson, and Ocean Morisset. Reflecting Kamoinge’s spirit through their eyes and souls, these photographers capture compelling, intimate, and familiar images of community, solidarity, love and activism. The exhibition reaffirms the Kamoinge Collective influence of a new generation of African-American artists. Co-curated by Juanita Lanzo, Adger Cowans, and Shawn Walker.

Hamilton Landmark Galleries
467 W. 144th St. New York, NY 10031

Exhibition On View
By appointment only on the following days:
Wednesday – Saturday | 1 – 7pm
(212) 281-7667
on view through December 28, 2019

Public Programs
November 21, 2019 | 5 – 8pm
Opening reception

photo credit: Sharry Daniels

Kamoinge: Advocacy and Legacies

December 7, 2019 | 2 – 4pm
Kamoinge: Advocacy and Legacies
Kamoinge: Advocacy and Legacies, will feature Shawn Walker and Adger Cowans in conversation about the history and legacy of Kamoinge as well as the workshop’s current influences. This discussion is in the spirit of the Kamoinge’s Sunday meetups; a place and time where members of the workshop gathered to discuss important issues and critique each other’s work, lending to the communal growth of the collective as a whole.

Subject ≠ Object
2019 Fellowship Group Exhibition

Opening: Wednesday, June 19 , 2019
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY
On view: June 19 through August 16

Image Credit: © Damarys Alvarez, Punks en las Calles, 2019

En Foco and the Bronx Council on the Arts are proud to present: Subject ≠ Object, featuring works by Damarys Alvarez, Melanie Gonzalez, Jerry Lim, Ruben Ramirez, Roger Richardson, Tiffany Smith, Aaron R Turner, Virginia Inés Vergara, Derick Whitson, and D’Angelo Lovell Williams. Curated by Alexander Campos

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Subject ≠ Object feature works of the ten 2019 En Foco Photography Fellows. This exhibition examines contemporary societal issues of race, identity, sexuality, urbanization, ecology, feminism, and politics, while continuing the dialogue of the ongoing need to expose and respond to fear of the unknown.

Click here for details on each fellow

On Gentrification: Mi Casa Es Su Casa
Opening Reception
May 9, 2019 | 5:00 – 8:00pm


Set in a historic and architectural landmark, this group exhibition investigates and reflects on notions of home (metaphorical and literal), belonging, displacement, street life urban renewal and gentrification and activism.

Participating artists: Cathleen Campbell, Carla Lopez, Heriberto Sanchez, and Sofie Vazquez
Juanita Lanzo, curator

Revival Romanesque Row House Gallery
413 East 140th Street

Bronx, NY 10454

Exhibition On View: May 9 to June 6, 2019
By appointment only on the following days:
Monday to Friday, 5:00 – 7:00pm, Saturdays, 1:00 – 7:00pm
(646) 541-5357

En Foco presents the Apartment Gallery Series
featuring Damarys Alvarez, Natali Bravo-Barbee, Vanessa Rondon

Thursday, March 14, 2019, 6-8pm
En Foco Presents
featuring Damarys Alvarez, Natali Bravo-Barbee, and Vanessa Rondon
Juanita Lanzo, curator
The Green House, 315 East 201 St. Bronx, NY

Event is Free and open to the public
Exhibition On View: March 14 – April 6, 2019 
Thursday – Saturday: 1 – 7pm
By appointment only.
(646) 220-2175

Thursday | February 7th, 2019 | 6-8PM
Event is open to the public. No RSVP required. 

Membrane, featuring Courtney Gavin, Felicita “Felli” Maynard, Nestor Perez-Moliere and Elias Rischmawi will be on view at Hamilton Landmark Galleries located at 467 W. 144th St., New York, NY 10031.

   Exhibition On View:
February 7 – March 7, 2019 
Wednesday-Saturday: 1:00 – 7:00pm
By Appointment only. 
This exhibition is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City CouncilNew York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, The Joy of Giving Something, Inc. and private contributions. Member of the Urban Arts Cooperative.

Image Credit: © Elias Rischmawi, Desertion, Dammi Falasteeni series, 2018.