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“Roots”
“Roots”

2015. 48” x 48”. Acrylic on Canvas. “Roots” is a depiction of the journey to self reflection and the discovery of ourselves. They are the foundation to our cultures, and culture is a necessary invisible bond that ties communities together.”

“Spanish Court”
“Spanish Court”

2018. 24” x 36”. Acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas. Rich with jewel tones, symmetry and embellishment, “Spanish Court” emphasizes the theme that water is an essential life force and therefore one of the circles of life.

"Friendly Fred"
"Friendly Fred"

2018. 20” X 20”. Acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas. Inspired by Longue Vue’s own Fred the fish in the Wild Garden pond, “Friendly Fred” is a show of J. Pierre’s natural influences: “Nature represents the inner child and it has brought me back to my inner child. I find my spirit is calm when I walk in the gardens and when you’re calm, you can really focus. And, when you’re calm and focused, you paint better.”

“Tulip Vue”
“Tulip Vue”

18” X 24”, Acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas, Framed Painted at Longue Vue, J. Pierre was inspired by the tulips planted around the cast-iron tiered fountain in the Forecourt in front of the west façade of the Main House. The vibrantly colored tulips, in shades of oranges, pinks, reds and yellows, flank the curvaceous fountain while the bricks recede into the background and direct the viewer to the doorstep of the home

“Circles of Life”
“Circles of Life”

2018. 20” X 20”. Acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas. Composed of vibrant layers and symmetry, “Circles of Life” symbolizes the essential role of water and nourishment in the circle of life as well as rising urban farming movements.

“Shape Scape"
“Shape Scape"

2017. 5” x 18”. Acrylic on canvas. “Shape Scape” marries urban and rural concepts to show the necessary balance as well as the contrast of nature and innovation in the world.

“Energy Zone”
“Energy Zone”

2017. 12” x 12”. Acrylic on canvas. “Energy Zone” reflects Hrisey, Iceland, where you can recharge and heal yourself with the positivity of a known natural energy zone.

“Invigorating”
“Invigorating”

2017. 26” x 20”. Heavy Watercolor Paper. Through the use of warm and cool watercolors, “Invigorating” is representative of both the juxtaposition and balance inspired by soaking in natural hot springs in Iceland’s cold climate.

“Fire & Ice”
“Fire & Ice”

2017. 16 ¼” x 13 ½”. Heavy Watercolor Paper. An ode to J. Pierre’s roots as a graffiti artist in the early 80’s, “Fire and Ice” is a expressive of the dynamic street art in Iceland's urban sections known as the land of fire and ice.

“In the Wind”
“In the Wind”

2017. 22” x 36”. Acrylic on canvas. “In the Wind” depicts a nocturnal Manx Shearwater bird that is said lead people to supernatural interaction in Icelandic folklore, and was also often a fellow traveler on J. Pierre’s Icelandic hikes.

SOLD - "Faces of Iceland I"
SOLD - "Faces of Iceland I"

2017. 9” x 9”. Acrylic on canvas board. Inspired by the joy and resilience of the friends he met in Iceland, “Faces of Iceland I, II and III” are surreal neo – expressionist portraits that capture their dear spirits.

SOLD - "Faces of Iceland II"
SOLD - "Faces of Iceland II"

2017. 9” x 9”. Acrylic on canvas board. Inspired by the joy and resilience of the friends he met in Iceland, “Faces of Iceland I, II and III” are surreal neo – expressionist portraits that capture their dear spirits.

SOLD - "Faces of Iceland III"
SOLD - "Faces of Iceland III"

2017. 9” x 9”. Acrylic on canvas board. Inspired by the joy and resilience of the friends he met in Iceland, “Faces of Iceland I, II and III” are surreal neo – expressionist portraits that capture their dear spirits.

“American Horror”
“American Horror”

2005. 36″ x 48″. Acrylic on canvas. “American Horror” is representative of current events from 2000 - 2005; from the housing market to 9/11, to international wars and Hurricane Katrina.

“Innovators”
“Innovators”

2015. 36” x 36”. Acrylic on Canvas. In “Innovators,” tradition meets street art in this lyrical conversation between musical legends: Robert Johnson, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and Jimi Hendrix. You will often times find this music playing in the background when J. Pierre is creating.

SOLD-From Lil Bayou to the Big Easy"
SOLD-From Lil Bayou to the Big Easy"

2013. 12” x 36”. Acrylic on Canvas. “From the Lil Bayou to the Big Easy” contrasts urban and rural architecture as well as food - Louisiana is full of beautiful mysteries and sweet similarities.

“Other side of the Tracks”
“Other side of the Tracks”

2016. 36” x 36”. Acrylic on Canvas. “Other Side of the Tracks” was sparked by a need to bring light to the socio-economic struggle that food deserts cause in New Orleans.

SOLD - “Flag Boy”
SOLD - “Flag Boy”

2011.13” x 16”. Acrylic on Canvas. Fascinated by the secret society that are the Mardi Gras Indians, J. Pierre’s uncles would take him deep into the neighborhoods of the city to catch a glimpse of the rivaling Uptown and Downtown Tribes’ performances. “Flag Boy” is an ode to the brilliant costumes that enamor him to this day.

SOLD - “Jammin’ on the Bayou”
SOLD - “Jammin’ on the Bayou”

2014. 20” x 26”. Acrylic on Canvas. “Jammin on the Bayou” shows a love of zydeco music and the bayou as evidenced by this send-up to the rich culture of Acadiana. Zydeco music blends blues, rhythm and blues, and music of Creoles and indigenous people of Louisiana. Likewise, J. Pierre blends his own incredible experiences within his work.

“Roscoe”
“Roscoe”

2006. 12” x 36”. Acrylic on 100% Cotton Paper. “Roscoe” tells the story of J. Pierre’s beloved dog who was lost in Hurricane Katrina. Roscoe was later found to have been rescued by the Fire Marshall and rehomed in San Francisco as a service dog, where J. Pierre decided to let him stay given that “is where God must have decided he was needed.”

SOLD - “Universal Woman”
SOLD - “Universal Woman”

2015. 16” x 18”. Acrylic on Canvas. “Universal Woman” represents a necessary balance of feminine energy in the universe, celebrating the beauty, strength and courage of woman of all backgrounds.

"Monte Verdi"
"Monte Verdi"

2015. 16"x18". Heavy Watercolor Paper.

“Playa Grande”
“Playa Grande”

2015. 16” x 18”. Heavy Watercolor Paper. “Playa Grande” is a show of the inspiration that pristine, pure nature brings to J. Pierre.

“Playa Coyote”
“Playa Coyote”

2015. 16” x 18”. Heavy Watercolor Paper. “Playa Coyote” is an immortalized image of J. Pierre’s first view flying of Playa Coyote, considered to be one of the best remote beaches in Costa Rica.

”Futuro Verde”
”Futuro Verde”

2015. 16” x 18”. Heavy Watercolor Paper. Representing the diverse and unifying group of students at Futuro Verde on the Peninsula Nicoya in Costa Rica, “Futuro Verde” draws on J. Pierre’s graffiti and public art works experience.

SOLD - ”Pura Vida”
SOLD - ”Pura Vida”

2015. 16” x 18”. Heavy Watercolor Paper. “Pura Vida” pays homage to the Costa Rican motto to live a pure life of happiness and good energy - Costa Rica is a known Blue Zones where people live the longest in the world because of their life balance.

SOLD - "Glorious View"
SOLD - "Glorious View"

2015. 12" x 22". Acrylic on Canvas. “Glorious View” is a snapshot of J. Pierre’s daily inspiration at the Peninsula Nicoya in Costa Rica - his balcony view at his studio.

“Lake Arenal”
“Lake Arenal”

2015. 12” x 18”. Acrylic on Canvas. “Lake Arenal” is near Volcano Arenal, known for its perfect climate and constant heavy breeze over a pristine lake - this painting is a piece of paradise.

SOLD - “Bringing Okra”
SOLD - “Bringing Okra”

2016. 19” x 27”, Acrylic on 100% Cotton Paper. After packing gumbo filé, red beans and various New Orleans spices to prepare an authentic Creole dish for his newfound Canadian friends, J. Pierre painted “Bringing Okra” as a homage to home.

“Childhood Garden (Tomato)”
“Childhood Garden (Tomato)”

2016. 19” x 27”, Acrylic on 100% Cotton Paper. Tomatoes being an essential part of Creole cuisine, J. Pierre explores childhood memories harvesting and cooking food with his grandparents in rural Louisiana through “Childhood Garden (Tomato.)”

“Elements”
“Elements”

2006. 24” x 36”. Acrylic on canvas. “Elements” is a piece inspired by yoruba orishas, as a homage to J. Pierre’s connection with Africa.

“Dream of the Horizon”
“Dream of the Horizon”

2008. 20″ x 20″. Acrylic on Canvas. “Dream of the Horizon” is a surrealist expression of J. Pierre’s dreams and goals.

"Summer Time"
"Summer Time"

2006. 12” x 24”. Acrylic on canvas. "Summertime" is indicative of J. Pierre's childhood when he would play in the streets with his friends, and hopes to inspire kids to go outside more now.

"Longer Vue"
"Longer Vue"

2018. 48" x 48". Acrylic on Canvas. My love letter to New Orleans is not in an envelope but on a canvas. My letter is scripted with every pencil sketch, every brush stroke and every smile with which I greet visitors. Thank you to my resilient city for sharing another of your many secret treasures - Longue Vue...

"Costa Rica (Girl)"
"Costa Rica (Girl)"

2015. 12" x 18". Acrylic on Canvas. 1/2 of 2 paintings that were created during J. Pierre's residency in Costa Rica while he was inspired by the surf culture in the Nicoya Peninsula.

SOLD - "Hidden Notes"
SOLD - "Hidden Notes"

2018. 36" x 24". Acrylic and gold leaf on Canvas. "Hidden Notes" is a visual conversation of J. Pierre's passion for music and nature.

SOLD - "Dreamcatcher"
SOLD - "Dreamcatcher"

2017. 8" x 10". Acrylic on Board.

SOLD - "Buddha of Compassion"
SOLD - "Buddha of Compassion"

2015. 16" x 20". Acrylic on Canvas.

SOLD - "Medicine Buddha"
SOLD - "Medicine Buddha"

2015. 16" x 20". Acrylic on Canvas.

"Miles to Go"
"Miles to Go"

2009. 60" x 40". Acrylic on Canvas. "Miles To Go" is J. Pierre's surrealist representation of his love of Jazz and the Ocean.

2007. 60" x 36". Acrylic on Canvas. A unique canvas the imagery is inspired by a surreal dream of J.Pierre's.

"Save Our WetLands"
"Save Our WetLands"

2007. 45" x 15". Acrylic on Canvas. Coastal Erosion, building on swampland; "Save Our Wetlands" touches our need to show love and respect for nature.

"Paint Brush Rhythms"
"Paint Brush Rhythms"

2006. 31" x 13". Off set print, Framed J. Pierre creates visual jazz with an earthy pallet in this wonderful piece.

"Faces of Katrina"
"Faces of Katrina"

2005. 48" X 12". Acrylic on Canvas. Vulnerability knows no demographic in "Faces of Katrina" honoring survivors of Hurricane Katrina.

"Cola Street Art"
"Cola Street Art"

1996. 36" x 18". Oil on Canvas. These early works are representative of J. Pierre's early street art influences. He started as a street muralist in the late 1980's. This was the first time he used traditional oil paint on canvas to create a piece with a traditional element.

"St John The Baptist Parish"
"St John The Baptist Parish"

2012. 12" x 14". Acrylic on Paper mounted to board. 2/3 paintings in this series honor Edgard, LA in East St. John the Baptist Parish. Edgard is the hometown of J. Pierre's father.

"St John The Baptist Parish"
"St John The Baptist Parish"

2012. 12" x 14". Acrylic on Paper mounted to board. 3/3 paintings in this series honor Edgard, LA in East St. John the Baptist Parish. Edgard is the hometown of J. Pierre's father.

"St John The Baptist Parish"
"St John The Baptist Parish"

2012. 12" x 14". Acrylic on Paper mounted to board. 1/3 paintings in this series honor Edgard, LA in East St. John the Baptist Parish. Edgard is the hometown of J. Pierre's father.

"Local Citrus"
"Local Citrus"

2012. 11" x 14". Acrylic on Paper. "Local Citrus" is 1/2 of 2 pieces that are love poems to produce signs that local farmers have strung along Hwy 90 in Louisiana.

"Bowl of Flavor"
"Bowl of Flavor"

2012. 16" x 12". Offset print. This print was made for the 2012 Superbowl in New Orleans between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens.

"Strawberries"
"Strawberries"

2012. 15" x 19". Acrylic on Paper, Framed. "Strawberries" is 1/2 of 2 pieces that are love poems to produce signs that local farmers have strung along Hwy 90 in Louisiana.