Andres Gallardo, also known as “The GEM Guy,” is an activist and artist who has traveled the world creating art and giving his art away. He shares the story of how he discovered his talent and passion, which ultimately led him share his gifts and to Give Everyone Moments ("GEM") around the world. Gallardo believes it is the artists’ duty to bring beauty into the world, to spread important messages and to leave the world a better than we found it.
Andres Gallardo is a New York based artist who combines activism with art. Known as the “The GEM Guy,” Andres has given away over 1000 works of art around the world, while encouraging others in his path to share their own gifts.
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