Mariojosé Ángeles (03/22/1965), is a visual artist, art curator and investigator, from the Dominican Republiic with more than 30 years and recognized local and international career. In 1982, he began his architecture studies at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD). He exhibited for first time at the Dominican-American Institute in 1988. After his outstanding exhibition "Caribbean Icons" (1997), at the Regional Archaeological Museum of Altos de Chavón, he was chosen by selection jury "Great and Young Today" in Paris. He resided for 9 years in the city of Brussels. His works are part of public and private collections in the European continent.
Some important exhibitions:
2009 - "Santa Cucaracha" scientific installation and research project on HIV/AIDS vaccine, First International Art Fair (FIART), Palace of Fine Arts, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 2010 - IV International Triennial of Ceramic Tile, Centro León, Santiago, Dominican Republic. 2012- Absolut Blank International Project, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 2014 - 5th International Tile-Ceramic Triennial, Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 2014- PHOTOimagen, Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 2015 - Collective photographic exhibition “Finestra sui Caraibi” (“Window to the Caribbean”) Rome, Italy. 2015 - Collective exhibition "HECHO AQUÍ" World Art Day, Casa de la Cultura de La Vega, Dominican Republic. 2015 - 28th Biennial of Visual Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 2018 - PHOTOimagen, Centro de la Imagen - Individual photographic exhibition “I dreamed you, I looked for you and finally I found you”. 2019- 1st Biennial of Photography and Video, Centro de la Imagen, Palace of Fine Arts, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
2020 – Currently he is an art curator and organizer:
Curator and organizer of collective exhibition "MASCARILLA", with 18 Dominican artists participating. He was appointed as curator of CROMA curatorial project and representative the Dominican Republic in ArteLatAm cultural organization, based in New York City. November 2020, curator of exhibition project #AAPlicados: innovation technology art exhibit, Dominican Republic, with 18 participating artists.
Mariojosé works various disciplines: painting, drawing, photography, installation, sculpture, digital art, graphic design, video, drones.