World-renowned surrealist VINCENT CASTIGLIA was recently honored with a nomination in the Tattoo Artist of the Year category by ThisisHorror.co.uk This Is Horror Awards 2012. Vincent needs your votes to win the category. Make sure to vote now— voting closes at 12:01 am GMT on Friday, January 4, 2013.
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VINCENT CASTIGLIA is known for his striking paintings that are created exclusively in his own human blood. A successful gallery showing of his work recently appeared at Sacred Gallery NYC and was featured by the likes of CNBC, FOX News,BBC, The Huffington Post, New York Daily News, Art Business News and more.
Vincent is the first American artist to receive a solo exhibition invitation from Oscar Award-winning artist H.R. Giger in the history of the H. R. Giger Museum Gallery. Vincent’s art has been praised by fellow artists, musicians, and other notables throughout his career.
“With such precise technique, his depiction of human musculature is nothing short of outstanding” – Paul Booth/World-renowned Tattooist, Artist, Gallery Owner, Fanatical Nihilist
“If the body is the temple, then the heart is the altar and the blood is the sacred flame that enlightens the shrine. Vincent is painting with holy light” – Martin Eric Ain/Musician, Celtic Frost
“The ominous truth that his art confronts, along with the exquisiteness in which it is portrayed, provides a timeless revelation into human existence” – Joe Sopkowics, Forensic Photographer
VINCENT CASTIGLIA’s impressive work has seen many sides of the entertainment world, as well. MTV New Media‘s Horror-Slasher Film, Savage County, featured his art as its official movie poster, depicting the three murderers in the film. Prior to the film, Vincent painted album art for heavy metal band Triptykon’s 2010 debut release, Eparistera Daimones. Triptykon is founded by former Hellhammer/Celtic Frost singer and guitarist Tom Gabriel Fischer.
His work has been featured on New York 1 News, Spike TV, as well as the television series, Miami Ink. His work has been explored by countless art and culture, and media publications, in the US and internationally, including the New York Post, New York Daily News, and the recently released, Lexikon Der Phantastischen Künstler The international encyclopedia of fantastic, surrealistic, symbolist, & visionary artists.
His work hangs in many distinguished international collections; one of his most celebrated works of 2006, Gravity was recently acquired by Rock legend Gregg Allman. Vincent’s paintings have been exhibited at museums and galleries in the US, and internationally, including CoproGallery, (Santa Monica, California), Last Rites Gallery (New York) The Museum of Sex (New York), The Museum Of Porn In Art, (Switzerland), The HR Giger Museum Gallery, (Switzerland), The Mall Gallery (London, England) Canvas Los Angeles (Los Angeles California), Fuse Gallery (New York), Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center (Ft. Myers, Florida), Art @ Large Gallery (New York) Gallery Lombardi (Austin Texas), L’imagerie Gallery (Hollywood, California), Museo De La Cuidad De Mexico, (Mexico), C-Pop Gallery (Detroit, Michigan), Shooting Gallery (San Francisco, CA), Seed Gallery (Newark, New Jersey), The 7th Annual Dirty Show (Detroit, Michigan), as well as The Congregation Gallery (Hollywood, California).
For more information on VINCENT CASTIGLIA, please visit www.vincentcastigliaart.com.