Juan Manuel Granados was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Juan majored in Advertising and Graphic Design at both The Center of Visual Art and The AD School in Buenos Aires, where as a senior he won the Graphic Design Award at the Youth Art Biennial of Buenos Aires.
In 2000, Juan moved to New York City to study Film in the graduate film school at New York University (NYU). At the completion of his studies at NYU, In 2008, he continued his studies as an Art Director at NYSD - New York School of Interior Design
After long carer in Advertising in Buenos Aires and NYC with multiple professional awards. Juan has been a full time Visual Artist for the last 10 years and has held multiple group and individual shows. Among these, Juan was very honored to have his work chosen for the first Taubman Museum of Art’s Triennial.
Juan has also been involved in the LGBT civil rights movement in the US, and locally on the boards of Light House Studio, The Woman’s Inactive and 2nd Street Gallery and VCCA - Virginia Center For The Creative Arts
Juan is and American citizen reside in Miami FL and Charlottesville VA