VICKIE PIERRE

// Born in 1970 in Brooklyn, NY
// Lives and works in Miami, FL

Vickie Pierre focuses on the exploration of self-identity, with references to feminine tropes and historic and contemporary cultural politics.


She is a Haitian-American, mixed-media artist born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where she studied at the School of Visual Arts.

Pierre’s practice includes various techniques and materials such as painting, drawing, and collage, as well as assemblage and installation. She continues to focus on observing and considering latent associations to Haitian culture and mythologies.

Pierre has participated in exhibitions worldwide, including National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.; Miami Art Museum (Perez Art Museum Miami), Miami, FL; White Box, NY, NY; Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL; Musée International des Arts Modestes, Sète, France; and Museo Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, among others.

Her artworks can be found in private collections as well as public institutions, including Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland; Millennium Partners Collection of Contemporary Art at The Four Seasons, Miami; Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland; and the Liza and Arturo Mosquera Collection, Miami.

In 2017, Pierre was a recipient of the South Florida Cultural Consortium Award for Miami-Dade County.


 

Piece in the Exhibit

 

Vickie Pierre // Lámina Thirty-five: Means the dream of a lady who has a sleeping man lying on her body, 2017, acrylic, metallic paint and collage on Rives BFK paper, 15 x 22 inches. (courtesy of the artist)

 

Lámina 35
… means the dream for a woman who has a sleeping man lying on her body.

 


 

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