Born on January 29.
Begins studying fine arts at the Universidad del País Vasco.
Receives an Erasmus grant to study at the Byam Shaw School of Art in London.
Graduates with a fine arts degree from the Universidad del País Vasco.
Earns a postgraduate degree in fine arts from the Byam Shaw School of Art in London. Mendizabal’s work is featured in the exhibition accompanying the XXXVII Certamen de Artistas Noveles de Guipúzcoa in San Sebastián.
Receives a grant from the provincial government of Guipúzcoa. Participates in the workshop “Ángel Bados—Txomin Badiola” at Arteleku in San Sebastián. Awarded a residency grant by de Ateliers in Amsterdam until 2000.
Wins first prize in the XXXVIII Certamen de Artistas Noveles de Guipúzcoa in San Sebastián.