Post-doctoral researcher, visual plastic artist and lecturer. Bachelor’s degree with specialisation in Painting (University of Vigo) and PhD in Fine Arts, University of Vigo (2010). Bachelor’s degree dissertation prize (2004). He has been part of the dx5 research group since 2005, where he currently leads the research line entitled “Interdisciplinary Studies on Comics (ISC)”. Moreover, his studies focus on expanded field comics, manga and anime in Spain, from a theoretical perspective. Fellow of the Japan Foundation’s Japanese Studies Program (2012) and a post-doctoral invited researcher at the Faculty of Manga, Postgraduate Studies School, Kyoto Seika University, Japan, (2014-2016). Member of the ACDCómic (Spanish Association of Comics Critics and Disseminators) since its foundation and is furthermore the author of the Manga books: “Del cuadro Flotante a la Viñeta Japonesa” (From the Floating Picture to the Japanese Comic) (2010) and “A Ding in Japan” (2008), both published by Comanegra publishing house in Spain, and “Japón para Otakus” (Japan for Otakus) (Diábolo Ediciones, 2018).
With almost a hundred (individual and group) exhibitions in galleries and art centres, his work, present in the Spanish young artists scenario, has been selected and awarded several national and international prizes, among which are the International Image Festival (FINI) of Mexico (2015, 2016); the Isaac Díaz Pardo Plastic Arts Contest (2009, 2011, 2013, 2017); the Ibero-American Biennial of Graphic Work (Cáceres, 2011); and the National Calcography Graphic Art Contest for Young Creators (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010), among others.