Juan Pablo Garza was born in Maracaibo, Estado Zulia, Venezuela, 1980. Studied photography in the Escuela Julio Vengoechea, 1998, Venezuela, Maracaibo; and in Miami Dade College together with the artist Teresa Dihel, 2002, USA
Garza has participated in various workshops, amongst others: Taller de Aproximación a la Fotografía Contemporánea given by Nelson Garrido, 2005, Maracaibo, Venezuela. He has enjoyed numerous individual shows in Venezuela and in collectives in countries such as Venezuela, Colombia, Holland, Canada, Spain and the United States.
Amongst prizes and distinctions received, one must note: Scholarship by Fundación Cisneros / Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros to participate in the residential program of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2012; First prize, XII Salón SuperCable Jóvenes con FIA, Centro Cultural Corp Banca, 2010, Caracas, Venezuela; and First Prize 6th Salón Regional de Jóvenes Artistas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia, 2010, Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Currently Juan Pablo Garza continues with his personal development as an artist, teaches, is the editor of Photography for the magazine, Gopher Illustrated, and co-directs AL BORDE, a space for contemporary art, which has received a grant from the Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros within its program to support cultural organizations.