Mekki Mghara (Tetouan, 02 March 1933 – Tetouan, 11 November 2009), Moroccan painter and one of the pioneers in the world of plastic arts in Morocco.
From childhood, he showed a great interest in the arts, especially painting, having made his first exhibition at the age of 16.
In 1952 he began his academic training at the School of Fine Arts in Tetouan, a school founded by his teacher Mariano Bertuchi.
In 1955 he moved to Spain with the aim of continuing his training at the School of Fine Arts, Santa Isabel de Hungría in Seville.
After finishing his studies at this school, he moved to Madrid to continue his training in the College of Fine Arts of San Fernando in Madrid.
He finished his studies in 1960 and was appointed professor of painting and perspective at the School of Fine Arts in Tetouan, where he retired in 1992, dedicating himself exclusively to the field of plastic arts.
In 2007 he was appointed member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Cadiz.
His works are part of private and official Moroccan collections, and also in countries such as Spain, France, Italy, United States, Tunisia, Iraq, Syria, etc..
Also his works are in museums
The Bank of Morocco has used several coins and collectibles designed by Meki Megara.