visual artist from the Dominican Republic with more than 30 years experience and international background.
Mariojosé ÁNGELES, (22.03.1965) was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, visual artist with more than 30 years experience and international background. In 1982, he starts studying architecture (University Autonomous of Santo Domingo) and after 3 years into the program, he decides to completely to studying painting. He held various collective and individual exhibitions in the Dominican Republic, starting in 1988. After his exhibition "Iconos Caribe" (1997) in the Archaeological Museum of Altos de Chavón, he was selected to participate in the Salon "Grands et Jeunes d'Aujoud'hui" in Paris. Since then, 1998 to 2007 he lived and worked in Brussels. In 2000, he studied sculpture in the Academy of Fine Arts Jean Jacques Belliard, Brussels Belgium. Some recent exhibitions 2018- Permanent Exhibition Singulart Gallery, Paris. 2018-PHOTOimagen 2018 - Individual photographic exhibition “I dreamed you, I looked for you and I finally found you”, La Vega, Dominican Republic. 2019- BYBLOS collective exhibition of visual arts, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic.
He works different disciplines: Painting - Photography - Art Digital Photography - Installations - Drawings - Graphic Design - Scultpture. From 2000 to 2004, he was Cultural attaché of the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in the Kingdom of Belgium, the Netherlands Kingdom and European Union. In this moment he live and work in the Dominican Republic.