Javier Arbizu (Estella, 1984) Lives and works in Bilbao. Graduated in Fine Arts from the University of Salamanca. Master of Fine Arts (MFA) from the San Francisco Art Institute. He has received grants and awards such as: Fulbright, Anne Bremer Memorial Price, Murphy and Cadogan Award, Guasch Coranty and Generations among others. He has held several residencies at the Spanish Academy in Rome, Kulturabteilung Vorarlberg - Kunsthaus Bilbaoarte in Bregenz Austria, Blue Project Foundation Barcelona and Bilbaoarte. His work has been exhibited at the Museo Fundación Jorge Oteiza, the Casa Encendida, Okela, the Academia de San Fernando Madrid and in the galleries Lisi Hämmerle, Ángeles Baños, Espacio Valverde, Diego Rivera and SOMArts among others. He has also curated exhibitions in Artiatx, Azkuna Zentroa (Komisario Berriak) and in the Casa Encendida (Inéditos).