Alvaro Castagnet is one of the world’s most highly respected watercolorists. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay.
At a very young age he initiated studies in art, at the National School of Arts.
He moved to Australia, and lived there for 20 years, where his watercolor technique reached the highest levels.
Alvaro has been recognized with top honors in major art competitions around the world, including three awards and Medals, from the most prestigious American Watercolor Society, NY from which he is also a member.
In 2018 He was awarded the “Lifetime Achievement award” at PACE, in Santa Fe, NM.
He is the author of books : “Painting with Passion”, “ Beyond Technique” “Watercolour Masterclass” and numerous articles in worldwide magazines.
He has been conducting yearly overseas workshops with great success, since 1994 to Scotland, UK, Belgium, Check Republic, Italy, France, Spain, USA, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Germany, Russia, Sweden, NZ , Australia, China, Japan, and many more places.
He travels around the world, painting, demonstrating, lecturing, judging art competitions and attending exhibitions of his work.
His works grace the walls of many private and corporate collectors worldwide.
He is fluent in many languages, including: Spanish, Italian, and English.
His main studio is based in Montevideo, Uruguay.
He communicates with art enthusiasts around the world through his Web page : www.alvarocastagnet.net Email: [email protected]