Saturday, February 9, 2008


Alvaro Castagnet is an inspirational and expressive watercolour painter who is passionate about the medium. His strong and powerful style captures the soul and mood of the places he paints. In his latest DVD at APV Films he paints the streets, squares and cafes of the historic town of Girona in Catalonia, nothern Spain as well as in the coastal town of Cadaqués, home of Salvador Dalí.

Alvaro was born in Montevideo in Uruguay and migrated to Australia in 1983. He has won numerous painting awards, travels extensively, is a member of several art societies and was elected a member of the American Watercolour Society.

He gives painting courses regularly in Girona, Costa Brava (Spain) with EPC, Enjoy Painting Catalonia both for English and Spanish speakers.

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