About me

Image_About_meWelcome! Bienvenidos!

I have been an artist now for 15 years. My main training was as a biologist. I discovered art in 2005 while taking a drawing course at TAFE and in 2014  decided to quit my job and become a full time artist. I am originally from Venezuela, came to Australia, North Queensland, more than 30 years ago and recently moved to live in Canberra, Australia

I work in a variety of media including printmaking, drawing, and mixed media.  The human figure and its social environment is a recurrent topic in my work, but I am also very attracted to the beauty of nature, so a combination of these two themes gives me a nice balance. Within printmaking I mainly work with relief methods (woodcut and linocut) but I am quickly expanding to include other media.

This website shows my work and my studio blog. I post more frequently showing works in progress and more recent works in facebook and Instagram (see details below).

Some of my work is available via  Umbrella Studio  and directly from me at my shop If you are interested in any works you may see here or on social media but are not on the sites mentioned, please contact me directly. Most of the work I show is available for sale.

….  a facebook artist page LauraCastellArt 

…. and an Instagram account! @lauracastell7

Thanks for visiting!