Painter, Muralist, Illustrator, Designer.
Versatility: that’s the operative word, here. That’s what J. Pierre has to offer.
With over twenty years of professional visual art experience. Pierre’s portfolio encompasses corporate and private commissions, public murals, official posters, set design, album covers, and product advertising Possessing a strong command over mediums oil, acrylic, pen and ink, aerosol, and house paint, in thsame vein, Pierre’s talents accommodate commissions of any size, ranging from the minute attention to detail required of delivering a powerful message via a 5” X 5” album cover, to the expansive imagination necessary to execute a sweeping mural extending over seventy feet.
Though a native of New Orleans, Pierre is a citizen of the world. From the vistas of Paris, to the towers of New York, to the vibrant Technicolor of Los Angeles, Pierre has made his mark. Clients and their respective commissions include:
• Time Warner Entertainment
, Essence Magazine (2007 Essence Music Festival, official poster)
• HBO’s Treme
(season two, original artwork)
• House of Deréon
, clothing line of Beyonce and her mother, Tina Knowles (original paintings)
• City of New Orleans,
Mayor’s Office (Young Audiences, mural)
• Fore!Kids Foundation
(Fleur de Lis Fore!Kids, public sculpture)
• Guayakí Yerba Mate
(Sustainable Rain Forest campaign, promotional bus wrap)
• Tremé Allstars
(voted by National Geographic as “Best Brass Band Compilation,” album cover)
• St. Peter Claver Catholic School
• Institute for Maximum Human Potential
(Los Angeles headquarters, forty-foot mural)
Embedded in each of his strokes, his methodical texturing and juxtaposition of color-is vitality
. Pierre is a student of human emotion-and he is pressing our buttons, plucking our heartstrings, playing upon us as if upon a fiddle or pipe.
Pierre currently resides and works in New Orleans’ Arts District.