About the artist:
Born in Bogota Colombia on March 27th, 1967.
Artist and Professor of Fine Arts, he lives and has a studio in Bogota Colombia. Castillo is versatil in many areas in art. He is a painter, sculptor, photographer and costume designer among others. The paintings featured above belong to a series in which he alludes to the Great European Masters, quoting their works and re-interpreting them. His interest in the past few years has been in sculpting figures out of galvanized wire.
1995 Second Biennial of Photography Young Colombian, French Embassy, Alliance I Interuniversity Art Hall, UJTL
1996 II photographic exhibition Wiedeman House, University of the Andes
1997 VIII Regional Artists Exhibition, the Savannah Station Gyor Biennial of Graphic Arts and Printing, through Sextant Gallery Bogota-Hungary.
Young Artists 1998, Gallery of the Cundinamarca II International Festival of the Image, University of Caldas, Manizales
2000 Eye Photography Museum contemporary Colombian MAC Museum of Contemporary Art in Bogota Young Artists 2002, Gallery Art Consultants Beatriz Esguerra Small-format-Art Projects
Auction obraxobra 2003, Rotary Club Guatemala City, Guatemala
2004 First Glass Art Contest, Category: Contemporary Art in Glass Museum of Glass - Conaculta, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
"No apparent reason", Guadalajara, Mexico
Obra x Obra Auction, Rotary Club Guatemala City, Guatemala
2005 Biennial of Contemporary Art, Guatemala City, Guatemala INDIVIDUAL
1998 The machine blue prints, photography and painting House of Culture in Mexico, Bogotá
Counting numbers 2,000 paintings Origin Gallery, Bogotá
Here comes the plague 2001 installation, photography, printmaking Waiting Room Gallery, Bogota monotype Interiors Gallery Lobby
The memory of the circle 2,003 paintings, engravings and moving objects Catholic Monarchs Cultural Center, Bogotá Circle Memory Projects Art painting and photography, Bogotá
Unwrapping your own myth 2,005 painting and installation art photo gallery-Consultants Beatriz Esguerra, Bogotá
2008 Marco Augusto Quiroa Room, Hotel Museo Casa Santo Domingo (Antigua Guatemala)