ALVARO CASTAGNET, a member of many prestigious watercolor societies around the world, such as the
American Watercolour Society (AWS) and Australian Watercolour Institute (AWI). Alvaro Castagnet is a gifted
internationally renowned watercolorist, well-traveled and lauded for his expressive style and ability to capture the very
soul of the location he paints. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Alvaro’s paintings grace the walls of many private and
corporate collections across the globe and his works have been recognized with top honors in esteemed international
art competitions. Traveling the world exhibiting, demonstrating, lecturing and judging, Alvaro is also a successful
author. Often contributing to acclaimed international art publications worldwide, his latest book, Painting with
Passion: Beyond Technique, is a sold out bestseller. Alvaro has designed his own line of watercolor brushes, and has
released a series of painting DVD’s.
Alvaro Castagnet is the winner of numerous prestigious national and international awards, such as the American
Society of Watercolor, Watercolor Society, the National (U.S.) and the Alice Bale Prize, Australia, just to name a few.