We are deeply saddened by the news of Mr. Mohamed Melehi, Moroccan artist passing.

01 Nov 2020

We are saddened to hear that Moroccan artist Mohamed Melehi has passed away at age 84 contracting COVID-19, our deepest condolences to his Family.


Mohamed Melehi, Morocco (1936-2020)
Melehi graduated from Escuela de Bellas Artes in Tetouan (1955). He then went to New York on a Rockfeller Foundation scholarship (1962-64) training in art and doing research. Upon his return to Morocco, he became a teacher at Casablanca’s École des Beaux Arts (1964-69). A member of the Casablanca School in art, Melehi succeeded in reaching a synthesis between visual traditional Islamic art forms and contemporary expression.