JOSE CASTILLO / ART DIRECTOR
Jose Castillo is a mixed-media Artist based in New York City with a background in Art Directing & visual design, his work draws from experiences and impressions in his own life through an abstract lens. Castillo’s intuitive paintings features ample white space in between layers of texture, creating movement through bold pigments. He enjoys pushing the limits of color and technique, with an ever evolving palette and method.
Castillo's earliest works & technique was developed during his 5 year career as a FDNY- Paramedic in Lower Manhattan, The South Bronx & Brownsville Brooklyn. He would log his 911-experience with sketches & essays in order to construct meaning out of the day by day emergencies. He would later convert commercial store-fronts into his open art studio in 75 Greene Street Soho, NY (2003-2007), 1501 Broadway Brooklyn (2008-2013) & Currently in "The Brewery" In Los Angeles.