Meet Joe Castillo. Long before becoming a finalist on America’s Got Talent, Joe Castillo was captivating audiences around the world. His stories bring a lump in the throat, his art brings tears to the eyes and the message grips the heart.
Prepare to experience something different for EGSA 50th Anniversary! Joe Castillo is the most creative, innovative and unique *SandStory artist in the world. His art background, his charisma and experience make him, without question, one of the most unique talent acts we’ve ever had!
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. Starting his career as a Christian businessman, he founded The Advertising Library, an agency in Knoxville, Tennessee. After 21 years in advertising, he returned to school and received a M.A. in Biblical Studies and M. Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary. He pastored a church for five years. Now with his wife Cindy, Joe travels speaking and performing full time.
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!