I’m Jon Astorquiza, graduated in Fine Arts in Photography and Audiovisual specialty in Basque Country University. I have postgraduate studies in Cultural Management in the Oberta University of Catalunya, and have a lot of experience in Marketing and Communication and in technology consultancy fields. Actually, I’m Marketing and Product Development Director in a Communication Engineering in Getxo, were I live.
I’m also Director of Technarte, the International Conference on Art and Technology which helds annually in Bilbao. At the same time, I’m the manager and member of the jury of CARSARTE, the National Competition of Painting and Digital Art that in 2014 helds the VII edition.
In 2013 I got an Honor Mention in the International Competition of Photography Shoot the journey, and I was one of the selected photographs for VIPHOTO, the Contemporary Photography Festival of Vitoria. I was selected too for taking part in Getxoarte, the Festival of Emerging Art in Getxo. On June, I exhibited “Silence, we’re shooting” collection in Torrene Aretoa Gallery in Getxo.
In the last years I won the third price in the Photography Competition “Bicycles are not for summer”organized by MOB (Makers of Barcelona) and Nila Productions, taking part in the exhibition with the rest of the awarded and selected photographs. I also took part in the Collective Photography Exhibition organized by the Official Architects Assocation of Castilla–La Mancha.