Born in Puentelarrá, Alava.
Enrolls in the faculty of fine arts at the Universidad de Sevilla, where he will study for three years.
Moves to Barcelona, where he studies in the faculty of fine arts at the Universitat de Barcelona.
Holds his first solo exhibition, at Galería Dieciséis in San Sebastián, Spain.
Exhibits also at Galería Palace in Granada.
Moves to New York after receiving a grant for painting from the province of Guipúzcoa.
Continues his training at Columbia University.
Participates in Gure Artea 1987 , sponsored by the Basque government.
Takes part in the group exhibition Artist in the Marketplace and the accompanying program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York.
Irazabal’s work is featured in the group exhibition Selections 42 at the Drawing Center in New York.
Participates in Gure Artea 1988 .