G.J Pierre, AKA King Redd, is an Afro-Caribbean artist born on the small island of St.Croix in the mid 80’s. At the age of three he came to the States and settled in Miami with family. Growing up as the youngest of 5, his single mother raised him as best she could, bestowing upon him old fashioned values along with things like comic books and game consoles to hold his attention and keep him off the streets. It is from this upbringing as well as the life around him that he draws his artistic inspiration. He started by drawing superheroes and eventually graffiti, keeping a sketch book with him always. In his early 20’s he turned his love of art into a profession as a tattoo artist and kept that up for 12 years. In early 2017 he met a few instrumental people in his transition from tattoo artist to visual artist- one of them being David Lebatard- a well-known Miami artist who invited him to his studio. There the fire was lit. Lebo was encouraging and this led to Pierre complete his first painting in April of that year. Later that same year Pierre met his first art dealer Jason Perez in the Miami art district of Wynwood. This partnership resulted in Pierre showing work during Miami art week (Art Basel), as well as shows at the SLS hotel and other venues. Pierre has also gone on to sell his work at a popular Wynwood boutique in the art district, as well as create a mural curated by Lebo at the Confidante Hotel. This ambitious young artist has done a lot in a short time and will continue to pursue a promising career in art . Stay tuned and watch King Redd flourish!
2017 to Current Visual Artist
Represented by Mazlish Gallery
2011 to 2019 Senior Tattoo Artist
Empire Tattoos – Miami, FL
2007 to 2011 Tattoo Artist
Tat Em Up Tattoos – Miami, FL
10/2021 New York Art Expo, Pier 36 , New York, NY
04/2020 New York Art Expo, Pier 94. New York, NY.
12/2019 Art of the Cocktail, The confidante Hotel. Miami Beach, FL.
12/2019 Spectrum, MANA Wynwood. Miami, FL.
12/2019 Jason Perez Art Collective Live Painting. SLS South Beach. Miami Beach, FL.
12/2018 Puma “Shoot” Art Exhibit, Old RC Cola Factory. Miami, FL
06/2018 Más Miami. Blackbird Ordinary. Miami, FL.
12/2017 F.A.M.E. WORLDWIDE Art Basal Showcase, Pop Up Concept Shop. Miami, FL
05/2017 Chocolate and Art Show. Wynwood Warehouse Project. Miami, FL.
Holtz Children’s Hospital | Art From The Heart | Wyncarib | Local Art Club | Artists for Trauma (AFT)
ShowLove Art Collective | Wynwood Art Walk