Azarin is a very successful self-taught artist. His paintings are in the best collections around the world, including the USA, England, Italy, Mexico, Ecuador and Colombia. Azarin was born in Iquitos, Peru in 1969. He lived most of his life in Peru with the exception of a long excursion to Ecuador where he studied at the famous painting school of Quito. In Ecuador, he also did sculpture for a while. In terms of education, he studied in the ateliers of the world renown artists like Tilsa Tsuchylla and Ladislao Plasencki.