Jerry Gant’s name is synonymous with Newark Art.
From his street hieroglyphs painted on light posts and leaves throughout the city, to murals and sculptures decorating the wards, Gant opened his personal gallery into an interactive space this weekend in, The Gantalism Outpost.
Gant is part of generation of artists in Newark, Nj who paint the urban landscape with marks of the people. Born and reared in the city, today, he is considered as the foremost artist from Newark. A visual artist, poet, performance artist and educator, he travels the world talking about his constant evolution, and how art pushes his growth.