Gerardo Castro was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He obtained an MFA in painting from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, in 1996 and has been exhibiting his work nationally and internationally. From 1998 – present, Castro taught as a Professor within the Art Department, New Jersey City University, NJ.
Read Claire Lambe’s review, of Emanations, in Roll Magazine, the meaning and purpose of the exhibition and the artwork. Write-up by Faheem Haider, Sex as Salve gives the reader a glimpse into the Homo-erotic, sensual and tactile side of Gerardo Castro's paintings: Illuminated Shadows. His latest series Fire & Indigo are burnings on paper emanating what the artists sees as the most seductive and important color regarding his history and spirituality, INDIGO.
Contact Artist for Recent CV and upcoming exhibitions, events, invitations, purchasing art or to arrange a studio visit, in Newburgh, NY where he currently lives. Gerardo Castro is currently organizing - a public art experience: The Lightbulb Project