King Saladeen (born Raheem Saladeen Johnson in 1986) is a contemporary American artist from West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his colorful, vibrant, and abstract paintings that combine elements of graffiti, street art, and pop culture. His work often features his signature character, the "Money Bear," which represents financial prosperity and the pursuit of dreams. King Saladeen's artistic journey began as a child, drawing cartoons and exploring graffiti art. He later studied graphic design at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, which further developed his skills and unique style. His passion for art was also influenced by his late best friend, John "JP" Thompson, who was an aspiring artist as well. In memory of Thompson, King Saladeen incorporates the initials "JP" in most of his artwork as a tribute. King Saladeen's work has gained widespread recognition, and he has exhibited in numerous galleries and art fairs around the world. His art has also been featured in various public installations, like the mural he created at the World Trade Center in New York City. In addition to his fine art, King Saladeen has collaborated with several brands and organizations, expanding his influence in the world of fashion, design, and philanthropy.
King Saladeen LeBear James Archival Print by King Saladeen
LeBear James Archival Pigment Fine Art Limited Edition Print on Fine Art Paper by Artist King Saladeen, Street Pop Art Graffiti Legend. 2021 Signed- Title: LeBear James Size: 22 x 28 in. Edition of 250 Signed and numbered by King Saladeen