Juan Medina

"Juan Medina is a Latin-American artist born in the Dominican Republic in 1948. He graduated with honors from the National School of Fine Arts in Santo Domingo and from the Mural Studio of Professor Jaime Colson. Since 1974 he is professor in the same school in charge of nude painting and post-graduate studies. He was appointed Director in 2002.
As a young professional he was very much impressed by the social and political problems in his country and was inclined towards social realism. In 1970 the City of Santo Domingo commissioned a large outdoor fresco mural titled "Education". In the late 70's he worked with esoteric themes, principally in blue. He exhibited these works in 1979 in a one man show at Centro de Arte C�ndido Bid�. During this period he also participated in various collective shows in the Dominican Republic...

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