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Gamal Meleka is an Egyptian born artist whose complex and determined personality is expressed through the body of his work. Born in Cairo, he received a traditional scholastic education and his creativity showed from early childhood.
At the age of nineteen Meleka graduated with a diploma in graphics and headed to Italy to study a Doctorate in Painting. In Milan, the great city of modernity, Gamal explored various new techniques and developed his own individual style. Eager to deepen and consolidate his artistic conscience, Gamal continued to study at the Academy of Fine Art of Brera (Milan), by enrolling once again to obtain a second Doctorate in Theoretical and Television Scenography.
It is during those years of great creative activity in Milan, that Gamal’s first successful personal exhibition took place at “The Collectors Club” gallery. This inaugurate exhibition launched the artist’s career and put him on the map of the international art scene, reinforcing a deep cultural and ideological exchange that continues up to present day exhibition at the Hay Hill Gallery.