Andrés Arzuaga

Andrés Arzuaga was born in 1984 in the town of 9 de Julio, Buenos Aires.
He is a visual artist and an arts teacher. He studied in the artist program at the Torcuato Di Tella University under the tutoring and mentorship of Eduardo Stupía for two consecutive years (2011 and 2012). After working several years with Eduardo Hoffman, he began to perform as an editor and producer of artistic productions such as La Menesunda by Marta Minujín and El silencio de the sirens of Eduardo Basualdo, among others. He is responsible for the assembly area of ​​the MACBA – Art Museum Contemporary of Buenos Aires.
In 2015, he opened his San Telmo workshop to the public with the collective show Picasso out there to me everywhere. The sample has the participation of Fabián Burgos, with whom he also performs worked. He received a Mention of the Plastic Arts Salon Manuel Belgrano (2012), participated in the open workshops of the Ira de Dios gallery and exhibited collectively and individually in spaces such as FACA – Art Fair Contemporary Argentina (2017, Miranda Bosch Gallery), Italian Embassy Art Space, Hotel Brick (both 2015), Historical Museum of General Viamonte, Buenos Aires (2009, 2006), among others.
His work explores a wide variety of mediums, ranging from painting and drawing to the production of design objects and furniture. In this sense, several of his artworks draw compositions that refer to certain formal aspects of modern architecture and design in combination and contrast with various forms and materials. In the form of sculptural installations or ensembles, some of them may suggest an accessory utility, a spare architecture, and, combined with their arrangement in a given space, may evoke or simulate interiors, environments, or potentially habitable spaces.