About Tomás Castano
His work is characterized by a serene and poetic realism, which translates the artist's delight when he paints streets of old quarters, antique buildings and facades with tradition. His paintings catch the magic of the aesthetics of the antiques and transmit all the warmth and humanization of unprocessed environments by modern life.He has shown his work in group exhibitions in several countries such as Germany, Netherlands, India, USA, Germany, Ireland, Rumanía, France, Portugal, Taiwan, México, Argentina, Japan, Italy, Korea and numerous solo and group exhibitions in Spain. Tomas Castaño works represented Cantabria in the Florence Biennale in the 2005 edition.
His work is recognized by the distinctive style and ambience that he creates in finishing his series of old taverns.His works are in private collections of Spain, México, India, France, Puerto Rico, the USA, Costa Rica and Korea. In 2012 he was invited by The General Electric Company, USA to take part in the exhibition GE's 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibition. He was invited by the Bellarte Gallery Seoul-Korea to participate in the Ibero-American Art Fair Seoul 2012 and 2013, showing his work along with works of prestigious artists such as Fernando Botero, Oswaldo Guayasamin, Rufino Tamayo and Roberto Fabelo. In 2015 he was selected to exhibit in the most prestigious event in Asia: Art Revolution, in Taipei Taiwan, 2016. He has also been a finalist for Art Revolution in Taipei Competition in 2017 and 2018.
The cover of the new Urge Overkill album is my work "Brave Bull", the mythical Chicago band achieved fame with the contribution of their music and the soundtrack to the movie "Pulp fiction" by Quentin Tarantino.
In 2019 he was awarded at Art Revolution Taipei and will attend as a guest artist to the next edition of 2022.