Omar Rodriguez

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Omar Rodriguez

United States

Omar was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He graduated with honors with a degree in Fine Arts and Illustration from Luzerne County Community College where he also currently teaches, and he is an alumni of the Ani Art Academy Waichulis. Raised by spiritual and supportive parents, Omar drew on positive life experiences to shape his work. The truth and honesty he strives to achieve in his work has captured the attention of many art lovers.

Many awards and accolades reinforce his success within prestigious national competitions like the Art Renewal Center’s Scholarship Competition, International Salon, a finalist in “International Artist” magazine, and the F&W publication, Strokes of Genius: The Best of Drawing. Omar exhibits regularly on a national scale and has participated in several key showcases.

Omar Rodriguez Jr. has displayed his artwork in galleries across the country, including Rehs Contemporary Gallery, Inc. in Manhattan with the Ani Art Academies.

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