Richard Pis aka Ricky G Is a Cuban American Artist. Born In Chicago Ill. and raised in Hialeah FL . Richard started his love for the arts at a young age, He has been an actor,model,stuntman,dancer and entertainer from a young age , He is in some major feature films and videos as well as commercials. But his passion and main outlet of expression is art. He began as a rebellious teen with the movement of street art also known as Graffiti, He then wanted to be able to find a way to financially fund his passion to the art world and he combined his experience in the entertainment business and became one of Miami's Celebrity tattoo artist of the 90.s Working at a shop whos clientele was mostly major celebrity's like Dru Hill, Bone Thugs and Harmony, Nas, Daryl Strawberry,The Lox, Backstreet Boys , Rhianna , Chris Brown , Shaq, Ray Lewis and many more That's where he got his name Ricky G as it was given to him by Legendary Celebrity Artist Rob G. Ricky G is an artist that was always able to take someone's pain or energy and turn it into art for awhile his canvas was peoples skin and by touching so many he received the name Ricky G The Tattoo therapist. It was a way to touch peoples lives and help them with many issues whether it was a break up , a loss of someone or something they loved, mental health , self confidence etc etc. It wasn't till 2017 he was diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis and he had to give up tattooing and in order to keep touching peoples lives and inspiring others he continued to take his journey and his inspiration by creating beautiful pieces of fine art . Come join Richard Pis aka Ricky G in his journey to inspire the world thru his art .
At the end of the day, the work I enjoy the most is when the art collectors feels connected to my pieces. There's not a bigger compliment that i can receive more than someone that can connect and be inspired by my work ..
I'm very lucky to be doing what I love as my profession. This job allows me to travel and meet interesting new people all the time. It helps me inspire others by capturing my emotions in a relatable art piece that can motivate, capture and inspire others in such a way that lets them know they are not alone.