Gerard Pastor utilizes colored pencils to create stunning works of art inspired by the Lucumi religion, which survived the slave trade era. Often mired in secrecy and negative perceptions, the Afro-Caribbean faith serves as a creative force for Pastor who looks to inspire understanding. During his residency at BaCA, Pastor will focus his work on the study of how women participate in religion and how religion is used as a patriarchal tool to elevate men, when historically the innate power of survival has been through women.
As part of the City's Artists in Residence Program located at BaCA, each month an Artist of the Month is selected and exhibited in the West Gallery Window Display as well as the Second Floor Gallery during the month's Untapped event. Gerard Pastor is the featured the Artist of the Month for March. Pastor utilizes colored pencils to create stunning works of art inspired by the Lucumi religion, which survived the slave trade era. Register by clicking here.
Find out more about Old Town Untapped here.
Gerard will be having a meet and greet with guests of Taste of Jazz w/ his studio open. Learn more about Taste of Jazz here.
Express your creativity with coloring. Learn how to apply color pencil techniques to achieve realism. This class is aimed to all skill levels and to those who are interested in applying colored pencil techniques with still-life work to achieve realism. Register by clicking here.
A special Lunch w/ Art session including a hands-on project led by Gerard. Register here.