The world’ s premier “SandStory” performer, unique live presenter, gifted speaker and storyteller.
A native of Mexico City, Joe grew up surrounded by art and the cosmopolitan culture of an international city. In his teenage years he moved to Florida, attended Ringling School of Art, and graduated from Florida Bible College. He started his career by founding The Advertising Library, an agency in Knoxville, Tennessee. After 21 years in advertising, he developed “SandStories”, a new way of telling stories in sand. In the past seven years he has performed in for presidents, kings and dignitaries in 45 states, and 23 foreign countries and reached the finals on America’ s got Talent. Joe and his wife Cindy now live in Atlanta and occasionally get to see their four children and six grandchildren.
The most compelling new art form in decades! Sand scattered on a light box is formed and reformed into ever changing shapes and images that tell visually powerful stories. Choreographed to music these images inspire, challenge and motivate in a captivating way. Joe Castillo is certainly the premier “SandStory” in the world today!
Live performance Art Presentation with a twist!
Using his artwork Joe speaks, inspires and motivates and relates ‘ life story’ applications that touch the heart. The stories literally come alive as the drawing unfolds captivating both the ear, the eye and the heart. These valuable ‘ life lessons’ are memorable life changing events.
Speaking, storytelling and motivating!
Having spoken to hundreds of thousands of people over a period of thirty-two years Joe has mastered the ability to share stories that inspire, and motivate. Speaking to children, teens, adults, churches, businesses, and conferences has made him a much-requested storyteller and raconteur. You may laugh, cry, hurt, heal and leave his talks and stories feeling uplifted and filled with a desire to be more than you ever thought you could.