Margarita Mendez is a Florida artist whose paintings celebrate biker culture, choppers, bike parts, motorcycles, bikers, female bikers, bikers and their dogs, bike aficionados, etc…
Considered “the biker world’s artist-in-residence,” by her peers, her images are ubiquitous in biker clubhouses and garages, on motorcycle gas tanks, tattoos, and on T-shirts and other memorabilia associated with biker culture.
Margarita’s motorcycle paintings are often set against surreal backgrounds, and distorted skylines. Her colourful images celebrate the artistic beauty of a motorcycle and the freedom of the open road … Many of his images capture the ‘Easyrider’ ethos – speed, the open road, long flowing hair – freedom.” …And there is more to come from this prolific large scale and small scale painter and her endless fascination and inspiration of all that is MOTORCYCLE.
Born: May 10, 1967 Miami, Florida
Artworks: Oil Paintings and Mixed Media of Motorcycles, Motorcycle parts, Bikers, Abstract Motorcycles, Commissioned and Gallery pieces
Education: University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and School of the Art Institute in Chicago, Illinois