vita

1965
born in manresa (catalonia/spain).

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  • 1986-1991
    studies in fine arts at the central university of barcelona
    among others, his teachers were prof. joan hernández pijuan and prof. xavier grau

  • 1991-1996
    conservation and restoration of art

  • 1992-1994
    doctorate studies in fine arts and art history at the central university of barcelona

  • 1992-1995
    scholarship in research and fieldwork at the catalan centre of conservation and restoration

  • 2001
    ph.d. in fine arts at the central university of barcelona
    during his studies and his work in restoration of art, carles castel has developed his painting career in parallel.

  • from 1998-2002
    carles castel lived and painted in london

  • from 2002-2004
    the artist painted and studied in osaka, japan

  • since 2005
    carles castel has been living and painting between barcelona and berlin

his paintings are in private collections in europe, usa, mexico, brazil and the far east