CV

KATHERINE CASTILLO ALFEREZ
CV
SUMMARY

I am an experienced artist with expertise across many disciplines including oil and acrylic Painting, Sculpture
origination with water or oil base Clays, Ceramics, Wax, Metal chasing work, Welding, Patination.
I take pride in my work and everything I do. While I am very comfortable working autonomously I also enjoy
the opportunity to work with a team of people, to develop and mentor, enabling them to reach and realise
their potential.

Over the few years of my career I had the opportunity and privilege to work a cross many roles, departments
and industries, this experience has equipped me to be versatile, flexible and robust individual that I
am today. Being actively responsible involve in the Bronze Casting process at Australian Bronze Sculpture
House has led me to help business and individual artist to achieve their goals.

Attending a Workshop with the contemporary Bronze Sculptor Brian Booth Craig of figurative clay work creation and mould making at Kevin Chambers Studios in Atlanta,GA, USA in August 1-16 /2019

Congratulated for Outstanding performance on realism achievements on a figurative sculpture at the workshop with Italian sculptor Allessandro Gallo at the Gaya Ceramic and Design Centre in Ubud, Bali on June 9-22 /2019

Successfully completed a workshop in Miniature sculpture character, anatomy with Patrick Masson at Andrew’s Hobbies in Melbourne, Australia February 24-26/ 2018

Executed competency uplifting in knowledge of Human anatomy at the intense workshop of four(4) weeks of anatomy study in Las Vegas, NV, USA with the internationally accomplished sculptor, anatomist & instructor Andrew Cawse, contemporary figurative artist known for his bronze sculptures and his association with Cirque Du Soleil models Richard McDonald , world famous contemporary sculptor for the movie & visual effects industry, Mark Newman and Stephen Michael Hapmton long time educator in the fields of figure drawing, anatomy and two dimensional design August 28- 26 September 2017.

Developed a strong new set of skills in Drawing, Life Painting and Clay Modeling at the Julian Asthon Art School Sydney at the Rocks campus during the two consecutive years in 2015- 2016. 

Learned the basics of art, drawing and illustration at the (Escuela Nacional de Caricatura )National School of Graphic Communication www.escueladecaricatura.com.   Completed two(20) years of School About Art Communication and Illustration 1998 - 2000.

Special Awards and Achievements 
February 2020 opened the new Manly Sculpture School at the artist precinct Manly North Head, a sculpture school based on life models as reference for figurative and abstract form.
Successfully executed a Solo creation from start to completion under the guidance of Director Clive Calder of the commissioned life size bronze sculpture of “Remembrance” for Bear cottage Children Hospital 2019. Origination in water base clay .
Actively participated in the creation of the Bronze sculpture, storm replacement of the Sea Nymphs at Manly fairy bower rock pool by Helen Leete.
Awarded with the “George Lambert Sculpture Prize“ by Paul Delprat at Julian Ashton Art School Sydney
Successfully delivered first private commission granted, of a bronze sculpture enlargement of a Tiger toy for costumers of the Australian Bronze sculpture house. Origination in oil base clay.
Executed competency uplifting of the second private commission of a life size Sharpei Dog, costumers of Australian Bronze

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
• Communication strategy & implementation
• Strategy thinking and tactical delivery
• Coaching and stuff development
• Customer centric with commercial acumen
• knowledge of human and Animal anatomy
• Origination of Sculptures in Oil or Water base clays, Polymer clay, Wax, Ceramics.
• Specialised in figurative and realistic artwork
• Hyperrealistic oil painter
• Mould Making
• Wax work
• Metal Work and Chasing
• Welding
• Patination

Katherine CASTILLO ALFEREZ

Contact Details

Studio 1/19 North Fort Road,
Manly NSW 2095
Mobile: +61 0433 507 419
Email: kca.artist@gmail.com;
Website: http://www.manlysculptureschool.com