Monday, February 9, 2015

Artist Alex Castro

Alex Castro is an artist who paints in a unique, fresh and masterful style. His most recent paintings are a reflection of spiritual and esoteric themes using a combination of realism and new age symbolism that harmonize the body, mind and spirit.
Castro has mastered various art mediums. He has dedicated many years studying the old masters’ techniques; at the Brooklyn Museum’s Art School and also under the famous artist Sidney Dickerson at the Arts Students League in New York.
Alex has exhibited in numerous one-man shows as well as group shows at the Black History Museum, Bank Street College, Studio Museum of Harlem, the Salmagundi Club and the New York Illustrator’s Club.
Alex Castro has illustrated a children’s book entitled, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., A Story for Children. His famous black and white portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has been published nationally in the US.

In addition, Alex has been painting miniatures for collectors, internationally. He has developed his own style of painting miniatures and has introduced a new system of concepts and techniques that incorporate the use of an airbrush, among various tools. He is well known for the soft buttery skin effects that give his figures a realistic appearance and museum-like quality.
Currently Alex is the founder Director for the Tallapoosa Academy of Fine Arts in Tallapoosa GA, USA.

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