Mikel Zabalza Laurnaga
Irun / Guipuzcoa / Spain/ Born 1973
Turbine, the Cat poet, partner of Mikel study
Mikel creates pictorial ambiences where characters are integrated in different situations through the use of collage technique:
Ironic , melancholic , enjoyable , tense , poetic spaces which are sometimes greater than its own characters.
Graduated from the Country Basque University
Certificate of honor in painting and drawing subjects
Erasmus grant in Sheffield 1997
Hondarribia´s county council grant in 1998
Guipuzcoa´s county council grant in 1999
From the 2000 year, he has been making exhibitions in alternative art circuit at Barcelona, Ibiza and Basque Country.
He has also shown his pictures in several art galleries as :
C.M Gallery – Hondarribia
Addaya Gallery – Palma de Mallorca
Groc art Gallery – Barcelona
Art Zero Gallery – Barcelona
Can Daifa Gallery – Ibiza
Proyecto Arte Gallery – Madrid
Arana-Poveda Gallery – Madrid. With this gallery taking part in international art fair of Paris, Bruselas and London.
Art-Zandra Gallery – Sweden