Tomas Castaño was born in Santander (Spain) in 1953. Self-taught,
Tomas carved himself, based on determination and enthusiasm. He has a
realistic style, his paintings are very well drawn and he also
worries for the composition and perspective of his works. He is a
landscape artist but characterized by his architectural work.
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
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.
work is recognized by the distinctive style and ambience that he
creates in finishing his series of old taverns.
works are in private collections of Spain, México, India, France,
Puerto Rico, USA, Costa Rica and Korea.
In 2012 he was invited by The General Electric Company, USA to take
part of the exhibition GE's 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month Art
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 the prestigious artists such as Fernando
Botero, Oswaldo Guayasamin, Rufino Tamayo and Roberto Fabelo.
2015 it was selected to exhibit in the most important event in Asia
ART REVOLUTION TAIPEI 2016 (Taiwán). He has been selected as a
finalist for Art Revolution Taipei Competition 2017, 2018 and
2019, obtaining the Gallery award in the last
edition. In 2021 he will be at this important fair as a guest artist.