A brief biography
Midelti was born in 1936 in Midelt, Morocco, town from which he has drawn his artist's name.
Studied philosophy at the Sorbonne, Paris.
Midelti started painting very early in his life, later under the guidance of Marcelle Billaudot, former director of the Galerie Synthese, Paris.
Moved to Jakarta, Indonesia in 1968.
Married to Rochana, they have five children and five grandchildren.
Personal Exhibitions :
Galerie Synthese, Paris, 1963, 1965, 1967 (paintings, drawings)
Gallery Fales, Jakarta, 1969 ( watercolours )
Duta Fine Arts Gallery, Jakarta, 1989 ( paintings )
French Cultural Center, Jakarta, 1991 ( watercolours )
Group Exhibitions in Europe from 1960-1967
Galerie Synthese, Paris
Galerie Argos, Nantes
Exhibitions of Paintings and Drawings:
Bucarest (Romania) and Dublin (Ireland)
1st and 2nd Biennale of Paris
Salon d'Art Sacré, Paris
Midelti was awarded the PRIX PACQUEMENT in Paris, in 1964.
Group Exhibitions in Asia :
Civic Center Art Gallery, Kucing, Malaysia, 1989
French Cultural Center, Bandung, Indonesia, 1990
Art Affairs, Singapore, 1989 and 1990
Gedung Kesenian, Jakarta, 1991
"Art Expo 1991", Ministry of Education & Culture, Jakarta
World Trade Center ("Masks & Visages"), Jakarta, 1993
Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta, 1993
Dharma Galleries, Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta, 1995
Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris
Musée de la Ville de Paris
Musée de Grenoble, France
Agung Rai Museum, Bali, Indonesia
Private collectors in France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland, United States, Australia, Japan, Indonesia.
Paintings/water colours of Midelti can be seen in the publication 'Adam and His Children' ,Starlight Press, Sydney, 1992