Joe Castillo is an artist, but not like any you have ever seen. Joe does not use a permanent medium like paint, clay or even crayons. Joe uses his extraordinary talents to create unconventional, one-of-a-kind sand pictures. Using nothing but his hands, he shifts and moves grains of sand to make beautiful depictions of images that touch the heart.
Joe’s piece, Never Forget, is a remarkable depiction of America’s 9-11 tragedy. It is filled with all the raw emotion and extraordinary humanity that made that day so painful and unforgettable. Like the shifting emotions that wracked Americans’ spirits and fears, Joe shifts his dramatic creations from one scene to another with the ease of a true artiste.
With his incredible talent and obvious passion for humanity, Joe opens his heart and shares his love and faith in each and every portrait he sculpts in the sand. His “Never Forget” is a perfect example of the ease in which he draws us into his art.
In the creation of his visually compelling masterpieces, he incorporates light and music to emphasize and enhance the moment. The total experience of a Joe Castillo art creation event is something you will not soon forget. Audiences who viewed Joe on America’s Got Talent were amazed with Joe’s unusual, beautiful way of expressing the soul of his art. His works are hypnotic and intriguing from the first moment Joe gently but deftly shifts the sand.
A crowd pleaser and artist in the truest sense, Joe Castillo brings hope to the world of art. In a world filled with the mundane and blase, Joe Castillo is a breath of fresh air. Surely the first artist to make a splash in the sand, he is destined for world renown as the world becomes more exposed to Joe’s graceful and fascinating sand creations.