November 22, 2019 6:00 pm
Paintings by Gerard Pefung
546 Flatbush Avenue (between Lincoln Road and Maple Street)
PLG Arts and The Chameleon BK invite you to the opening reception of paintings by Gerard Pefung.
Gerard Pefung is an Omaha-Brooklyn based, Cameroonian-American interdisciplinary artist. He studied painting at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He draws upon the rich traditions and cultures of Africa, the world, the elephant and living in the United States of America as inspiration. He often paints in large scale and mainly using spray-paint, mixed media, found and repurposed objects in creating his artwork.
Through painting Gerard explores migration, memory, the politics borders & identity. He is also interested in the phenomena of extinction , and uses painting as a way to connect, educate and explore ideas with others.