Radhamés Mejía

Radhames Mejia was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1960. He graduated from the National School of Fine Arts in Santo Domingo and the National School of Fine Arts in Paris. He draws, paints, and sculpts. He lives and works professionally in Paris since 1985. 

He has presented tens of solo exhibitions in Santo Domingo, Paris, Rouen, Strasbourg, Bordeaux, and other cities in France, where several galleries spread his work, in Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions, national and international, and in the prestigious MAC 2000. He also participated in the Chilean and international megaproject "Cuerpos Pintados". 

Among the awards received, are prizes and honorable mentions in the National Biennial Visual Arts, 1st place prizes in lithography and painting in the french Biennial as well as honorable mentions. His work is in public and private collections in France, United States, and Dominican Republic.

His work is best described by Eric Bessey: "Radhames Mejia's work takes us back to that place where the profane and the sacred, the transcendent and the usual get confused. They structure and condition the symbolic space, map the imaginary world, concretise the ways of the waking dream."