julen agirre egibar

Julen Agirre Egibar (Azpeitia, 1984), artist. He is currently completing his thesis in the Painting Department of the Fine Arts Faculty of the University of the Basque Country. His artistic practice has focused mainly on drawing although he has also experimented in a number of other disciplines. He is especially interested in the area of artistic practice that lies between architecture and sculpture.

He has done one-man shows entitled CENTRALE and CENTRALE II at the official Basque-Navarre architects college (Bilbao) and at the Oxford Gallery in Zumaia, respectively.

In 2014, he took part in the collective exhibition Riding to Amarillo at the Space 4 Art Gallery in San Diego (California), as well as the collective exhibition California at the Bizkaia Aretoa Gallery in Bilbao. In 2013, within the New Artists programme of Gipuzkoa, he exhibited his oeuvre at the Koldo Mitxelena exhibition centre.

He received an award at the Euskal Zine Bilera festival in Lekeitio for his animated cartoon work entitled Oiartzun.