Joe Castillo is an extremely talented Christian artist who does wonders when he works with the medium of sand. Using his hands and his tools, he can transform the ordinary into the extraordinary, providing scenery that will captivate visitors and start conversations.
When a large conference, business meeting, or large event is planned, a Joe Castillo sand masterpiece is sure to draw bystanders back again and again to analyze his creation. He uses great detail, depicting emotional scenes that are thought-provoking and strike a cord with viewers of all ages. When it comes to being Christian artist Joe Castillo is a true master and invites others to explore his work.
Castillo’s artwork can stand alone as people view the canvas he creates with sand. However, this man has taken his work up a notch and turned it into a performance as well that earned him national attention as a finalist on America’s Got Talent. Using sand in combination with light on a table, the images he created from the sand were projected onto a screen. Adding musical accompaniment, Castillo created one image, made it blend into the next, and again until the song was over. Whether he opts for a patriotic theme or a spiritual message, Castillo is a marvel. He can choose a song and scene that will suit any occasion. Viewers are dazzled by how quickly his fingers fly across the sand and create music. They will hold their breath, waiting to see what will take shape and what story the artist will tell through his creation. When it is over, people are sure to beg for an encore, to watch this consummate artist perform another amazing accomplishment in the sand.
Sand art of world renowned Christian artist
His sand art images are moving artwork, fluid images in sand. As a child lay on the ground staring up at the clouds on a breezy day, watching images form, Joe’s sand art comes alive before your eyes. The picture is constantly changing and transforming, due to the artist’s talented hands.
This is evident in Hands of Love. Castillo tells the story of Joshua in the sand; in time and tempo of the music by Michael Tait and Blanca Callahan from The Story’s Bring Us Home. Allow your mind to be free and transported to another time and place, with sand and song.
The amazing talent of Christian artist , Joe Castillo will transform your next special event into a mesmerizing affair. Your audience will not soon forget the message and image being conveyed by this “America’s Got Talent” finalist. The music and message of your choosing will come to life with lasting impact on your group and attendees. This jaw-dropping performance will be beyond any of your expectations and will rival any other presentations you may be considering.
When Joe Castillo begins work, it is a Sand Story. His hands appear to dance across the screen of light and sand, forming bold, dramatic strokes that are only made even more powerful through the careful selections of music that play in the background. From small little tidbits that last a minute to those that extend for ten minutes, Castillo has an extensive repertoire. He shows brilliance in inspiration in each work that he creates. Ask for one of his perfect creations or provide him with a topic, and he is sure to offer brilliance in whatever flows from his hands.
Guests should prepare for a once in a lifetime experience when they are given the opportunity to watch Joe Castillo in an art form that is beyond compare. Joe grew up in Mexico City, immersed in the culture, spiritual, and artistic influences around him. He’s put all of his talents together to be an inspirational speaker and artist who always tells a valuable story through his work.
Joe Castillo has been an artist and national storyteller for over 30 years. His live sand-animation performances have amazed and motivated millions, and he was selected to perform “The Rediscovery of Wonder” at the TEDActive 2011 conference in Palm Springs, California. Joe’s book, “The Face of Christ,” tells his inspiring story of personal loss and forgiveness.
For additional information on Joe Castillo call 615-283-0039.
Originally posted 2012-02-23 20:13:35.