Gabriel Barrera is a scenic artist AKA ScenicG providing access to the theatrical arts to underserved and under represented communities of color. It is through his mentorship, guidance and experience that helps model and influence young artists to be creative and explore their full potential as artists. Out of the Paint Shop at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Gabriel provides access and space for young adults to practice and explore their creative visual talents. With over 18 years experience working as a professional scenic Artist and Visual Artist he is able to provide young people with workshops, , lectures, discussions, resources, networks and opportunity to grow as artists. The theatrical arts is an entry point for many of the young people that come to ScenicG for guidance and opportunity.