Juan Pablo Garza was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela (1980). He currently lives and works in Miami, FL. Garza´s work has been exhibited in countries like Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama, Mexico, Canada, United States, Spain, Holland, and Germany. His solo show Reforma del Ahora (Al Borde. Maracaibo, 2012) was published in Artforum as one of the best exhibitions of the year according to curator Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy. He was co-founder and co-director of the Contemporary Art Space Al Borde (2010-2014) in Maracaibo, which in 2012 won a grant from the Fundación Cisneros/CPPC within its program to support cultural organizations. Garza was selected to participate in the residency program Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, with a grant from the Fundación Cisneros/CPPC. Most recently has participated in Ox-Bow fall residency program and Bemis Center residency program. In 2018 Garza finish a two-year studio residency at Oolite Arts.