Saturday, January 10, 2009

1st Post

Daniel Garcia was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1984. During the academic years he participated in three editions of the comic competition of the International Comic Festival of Amadora.
In 2007 he graduated in architecture in Faculdade de Arquitectura – UTL, after what he moved to Barcelona, Spain, and started studying at Escola JOSO Centre de Cómic i Arts Visuals.
From that time until now he has participated in various comic/illustration competitions getting the 2nd and 3rd place in two of them. At the same time he has been collaborating with Infoespai social center as a graphic designer and activist.

2009 _ 2ND NATIONAL PRIZE in the Comic Competition "European Union and Citizenship" promoted by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security, and coordinated by Oikos.
2009 _ Participated in the X. Poster Competition – Semninario Internacional de Zarautz, Zarautz, Spain.
2008/09 _ Designed various posters and flyers for the civic center “Infoespai”, Barcelona, Spain, alongside with other actions of social work/awareness.
2008/09 _ Attended 3rd year Comic Course and 2nd year Illustration Course at Escola JOSO Centre de Cómic i Arts Visuals, Barcelona, Spain.
2008 _ 3RD PRIZE in the CAM “CREACOMIC” competition with the work PERIFERIAS. Competition organized by Caixa Mediterráneo. Public Presentation in the 26th International Comic Convention of Barcelona.
2007 _ Graduated in Architecture in Faculdade de Arquitectura – Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
2006 _ Participation in the Intensive Drawing Course AR.CO Arts and Visual Communication Centre, Lisbon, Portugal.
2004/06 _ Participation in the Comic competition within the 15th, 16th and 17th International Comic Festival of Amadora, Portugal .

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