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Catherine Castillo Alferez

A self-taught Colombian artist based in Sydney; Katherine commenced her career as a sculptor in 2016. Her mostly figurative work combines a realistic approach with surrealist concepts, and she works with multiple mediums including varied clays, casting in bronze and ceramics firing.   Having learnt the art of metalwork while working in a bronze foundry in Sydney, Castillo Alferez also explored the fundamentals of clay work via sculpture workshops in the USA. Focusing on creating her unique style, she also founded a sculptor workshop school in Sydney in 2020. Castillo Alferez has participated in several art prizes, winning first place and people’s choice at 4 events recently. She still considers herself an emerging artist, with much still to do and achieve.


2020 First place at Harbor sculpture Balmain

2021 People’s choice at Sculpture in the Garden Mudgee

2021 People’s Choice Award at Sculpture in the Farm Dungog

2022 North Sydney art prize at Coal Loader

2022 Sculptures in the Vineyard Wollombi

2022 ” less refuses” at quarantine station, North Head Manly

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