Rigoberto Meléndez was born in Sula, Santa Barbara Honduras. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, San Pedro Sula, Honduras in 1990. In 1967 his work “Bethlehem leaves” was participated in different exhibitions at national and international level. He's art is in permanent exhibition in Gina Gallery International in Tel Avid, Israel. Meléndez has participated in several collective exhibitions in his country.
He is an Artist member of the Finnish-Honduran Society.
Meléndez most recent exhibitions are:
* 2006 Collective exhibition at Sampedrano Cultural Center..
* 2006 Biennial of Plastic Arts of French alliance, Tegucigalpa..
* 2007 Collective exposition in honor of the poet "Clementina Suárez”, National Engineers Coliseum of Tegucigalpa.
“My Word is based on the culture and traditions of Honduran showing the joy of the people trough dance by folkloric and their native music using marimba musical instrument of Honduran”.