Biography

 

Kikito Rodríguez, is a Dominican multidisciplinary artist based in New York, born in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic (1963). Rodríguez studied drawing in Modern School, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1978, and from 1982 to 1985, participated in workshops of drawings, paintings, engraving, stained glass, graphic design and photography. The school in which these workshops were based is the school of Design Altos de Chavón.

He graduated in Fine Arts and Illustration at the School of Design Altos de Chavón, La Romana, Dominican Republic, Affiliated to Parsons - The New School in New York, (1988). He later moved to the United States where he kept working between New York and California, Rodriguez, began to adopt an interdisciplinary approach to his creative practice, combining different techniques, working with wood, metal, photography, screen printing, recycling and digital media.

His works have been exhibited successfully in important galleries, museums, cultural centers and contemporary art fairs in the United States, Argentina and Dominican Republic. Rodríguez’s artworks has been published in journals, newspapers, catalogs and books.