Born in 1987 in the United States, Mister E is a contemporary artist known for his colorful renditions of the hundred-dollar bill. After studying real estate and construction in college, he worked jobs in construction during the mid-2000’s before leaving and renting a space in 2013 which he utilized as a gallery for his art.
Mister E states his goal in painting the hundred-dollar bill is to portray it as an inspiring and motivating symbol of hope for all. He has stated of his signature paintings; “Money represents freedom, it should inspire people to work hard, and motivate everyone. Money can allow people to have freedom todo what they choose, be charitable, live stress free. I am trying to bridge the gap between the 1% and the 99%. People talk so much about social inequality and the unfair distribution of wealth, but we are not going tom ake any progress if there is no communication between the two.” His colorful rendition of the 2009 series one hundred dollar bill titled “BennyJr.” has garnered him international recognition in the art and celebrity worlds.
Mister E now works out of a 10,000 square foot space in Miami, FL and counts Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Miley Cyrus as collectors of his art.