Department Chair - Fine Arts and Animation
Asier Azkarraga is the current head of the Department of Arts and has more than 30 years of experience in the 2D and 3D animation field. He has worked on more than 30 national and international productions, including well-known works such as Disney’s Brother Bear, The Simpsons, Batman: The Animated Series, and Warner Bros.’ Space Jam. He has also worked on television advertisements for the NBA, Kellogg’s, and Cola Cao.
He currently teaches 2D animation along with design and creation of sets and scenery. He also coordinates 2D student animation projects and student concept art, mirroring the production process of the animation sector.
Azakarraga is earning a Ph.D. in Anthropology, and his doctoral thesis deals with the origin of art in the human race, representations and symbolic figures, and the beginnings of recreating animation.