Victor Castillo

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Come Play with us Forever, 2009, acrylic on canvas, 39.5 x 47 inches


Horrible Fanfaria, acrylic on canvas, 200 x 100 cm


The Winner Takes It All, 2010, 90 x 90 cm


Thirsty Animal, 2009, acrylic on canvas, 50 x 50 cm


Sin In My Heart, acrylic on canvas, 145 x 145 cm


I’ve Seen That Face Before, acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100cm


Moonshadow, acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100 cm


Supplica a Mi Madre I, acylic on canvas, 100 x 100 cm


Un tornado arrazo mi ciudad y mi jardin primtivo, acrylic on canvas, 145 x 145 cm


We Are The Champions, acrylic on canvas, 130 x 190 cm

About Victor Castillo

Victor Castillo is a Chilean painter currently residing in Los Angeles, California. He was born in Santiago in 1973, the year of Chile’s military coup.

He began drawing obsessively at the age of five, inspired by the animations he saw on television, science fiction movies, and the illustrations on his family’s record covers such as Pink Floyd’s “The Wall”.

Following a disillusive experience with art school, from 1995, he participated in the independent experimental art collective Caja Negra in Santiago, creating mixed media sculpture and video installations.

Victor travelled to Barcelona, Spain in 2004, where he established his painting style with references to comics. After seeing the Prado Museum in Madrid, particularly Goya’s Black Paintings, he adopted aspects of classical painting in his work.

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