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Rigo Peralta
Birth Place:
San Jose de las Matas Santiago, Dominican Republic where he spent most of his childhood. His first encounters with art came naturally fom the lush scenery of his home town, with rolling hills and rushing rivers that blended to stimulate his inclination to art. His religious education has a marked influence on his imagery and subject matter.

He has shown his work in many galleries throughout the United States and the Dominican Republic. He is represented in many private collections.

Education:
1986: Escuela de Bellas Artes de Santiago, Republica Dominicana with recognized artists like Elsa Nunez and Jacinto Dominguez. Also study with Ecuadorian painter, Juan A. Valarezo

1995: The Art Student League of New York with Jack Faragasso and Peter Cox.