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Efraín Méndez Corrales, born in San José, Costa Rica in 1982, he has studied Painting and Engraving in the University of Costa Rica and in the “Taller Experimental de Gráfica “at Havana Cuba. In 2004 He made his first individual exhibition in the lobby of the Popular Theater Melico Salazar. From year 1997 He participated in several group shows.
In 2008, he displayed in the National Gallery of C.R, the exhibition: “Anonymous”, paintings that identify the subjects that the artist with his search of the collective and individual identity has worked. This same year he exhibit at the Amón gallery of contemporary Art, his third individual exhibition, titled: El cerco.
In his works he searches a reflection on how the people define their identity. This work has a psychological connotation of the real and imaginary limits.
Read about Efrain Mendez in La Nacion, Ancora, and A.M. Costa Rica.
Exhibit Opening: May 21, 2011.