Juan Astica was born in Santiago de Chile in 1953 and settled in Argentina in 1971. Draftsman, painter and engraver, he studied painting with Maw Chyuan Wang, drawing with Aurelio Macchi, Ceferino Rivero and Rodolfo Opazo, and engraving at the Escuela de la Cárcova .
He made his first exhibition in 1973 and, since then, he exhibited his work in important stages in Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Washington D.C., Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Rome, Miami, New York and Philadelphia, among other cities. He also participated in numerous salons, awards, biennials and group shows. His work integrates outstanding public and private collections in the country and abroad.