Ángel Antonio Rodríguez is a writer and curator, as well as founding director of the festival AlNorte_Semana de Arte Contemporáneo, which will celebrate its twentieth edition in 2021. For three decades he has worked as a critic for several newspapers and magazines, where he has published more than three thousand essays. He is the author of one hundred catalogs and art books, such as “Geografía del Poder” (Ayuntamiento de Avilés, 2020), “La mirada perdida” (Fundación Cristina Masaveu, 2010), “Habitar la pintura” (Ayuntamiento de Gijón, 2003), “Poéticas Mixtas” (Cajastur, 2000) or “El color del siglo XX” (Trea, 2002), which received the Alfredo Quirós Award in its sixth edition. He collaborates with several museums and foundations, being co-director of Puxagallery (Madrid) and advisor to several public and private collections. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History (University of Oviedo, 2014) and a Master in Advanced Methods and Techniques of Historical, Artistic and Geographical Research (UNED, 2020). He is at present finishing his PhD studies in Asturias.