Philippe Pastor was born in 1961 in Monaco. He is an autodidactic artist who works between Monaco and Spain. Using living matter, its transformation through time and immediate surroundings, combining soil, pigments, minerals and plants of all kinds, Philippe Pastor represents his vision of life, environmental destruction and Man’s involvement in society though his work.
Exhibited all around the world, the Artist’s participation in the 52nd and 53rd Venice bienniale, mark turning point in his work. In 2013, Philippe Pastor’s recent work is exhibiting in Barcelona (Azul Tierra) and will be exhibited in Miami at the Miami River Art Fair 2013.
Appointed by HRH Prince Albert II of the Principality of Monaco “Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Culturel” – 2009 Monaco
Honorary guest of Art Monaco 2010, Philippe Pastor grants « Le Prix d’excellence Pensée Ecologie », The Prize of Excellence Thinking Ecologically – 2010 Monaco
Participation and guest speaker, Philippe Pastor, for the seminar « Unlearning Intolerance: Art Changing Attitudes Towards the Environment » – May 8th 2008 United Nations Headquarters, New York