Lisa S. Castillo
D'Argenta Sculptor & Artist
LISA CASTILLO STATUES
She was born in Coral Gables, Fla., U.S.A., in 1932.
In 1936 her family moved to sweden.
In 1939 they return to the U.S.A. as war refugees.
In 1945 she goes back to sweden and studies the career of journalistic art.
After completing those studies, she returns to the U.S. in 1956 she studies graphic arts at the University of Syracuse, U.S.A.
In 1959 she studies and explores painting, sculpture, music and photography. In 1977 she moves to Cuernavaca where she performs the techniques of sculpture.
In 1959 she gets married to Mr. Antonio Castillo and moves to Taxto, Gro.
Where she studies and explores painting, sculpture, music and photography. In 1977 she moves to Cuernavaca where she performs the techniques of sculpture.
She also learns to sing Belcanto at the Regional Institute of Fine Arts.
In 1976 she enters at the school of desing and crafts at INBA, Mexico. She studies molding and emptying jewelery into wax molds, under the supervision of her teacher Mateo Martinez.
In 1979 she starts working on Silver and Gold with her teachers Guadalupe Aleman, Benjamin Santarriaga and Miguel Zavaleta.
She has taken part in four excellent collective exhibits and several competitions, she has been awarded for the 5th place in one of them.
She has always worked restlessly on her sculpture. Everuthing she has produced up until now has been sold. Her works are in possession of private collectors, in several countries, including Mexico.
The whiter Ramses bellanty said of her work: it is not difficult to notice a secure knowledge of her sculptural technique. If you add to her hability for sketching, the facility for modeling, you can observe a beatiful aerial sketching in her sculptures.
The fluent theme tells of Mental Ability to capture and develop her themes, her refined taste for spiritual expression in her works, and speaks highly of her great spirituality.
She treats her themes soft, fine, musical, which gives the spectator a great pleasure when contemplating her works.