Juan David Ortíz Rincón winner of the Carnival Annunciator Contest 2020
“Carnival Masks” is the winning work of the Carnival Annunciator Contest 2020 and will be the image of the Miguelturra Carnival declared of National Tourist Interest.
The jury on this occasion has been composed of Diego Rodríguez Tercero, councilor of Festejos, acting as secretary, Raúl Domínguez Donate, President of the Migueltura Carnival Association, Ángel Ruiz Cruz, graphic designer and Fernando López Gómez ‘Kiriko’, professor of design at the Pedro Almodóvar School of Arts.
The jury met on January 2 at the House of Culture and ruled that of the finalist works, “Carnival Masks” was the winning work of this contest, endowed with a single prize of 1,000 euros and a souvenir of the contest.
The finalists will be exhibited at the House of Culture during the month of January.
Juan David Ortiz Rincón
Born on December 12, 1968 in the coffee zone of Colombia, he studied Visual Designer at the University of Caldas, finishing studies at the Colombian College of Design, within the space design program, subsequently working at this university as a teacher.
He has worked as a freelance for different advertising and communication agencies in the city of Medellín (Colombia), in different design and illustration projects.
Later he moved to Spain to do a master’s degree in artistic research at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona, working three years in the office of international relations.
In addition to winning the contest of the poster announcer of the Miguelturra Carnival 2020, Juan David, won in last December the contest of the poster announcing the Martos Olive Festival in the province of Jaén, with the work “Collect the olive it’s a whole party.”
He has also participated in several art exhibitions, including the Sabadell Academy of Fine Arts, where he won the Biennial of Young Art.