The Easter Story in Sand by Joe Castillo

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Written by Tim Grable

March 16, 2017

Joe Castillo discovered his gift for art long before America’s Got Talent.  When he became a Christian, he began using that gift to tell the Easter Story in Sand.  But Joe uses a very different tool to tell his stories….sand.  He is one of the first and certainly the premier “SandStory” artist in the world today.  Castillo has inspired millions of people through his Sand Animation and introduced many to this new art form.

The Easter Story in Sand by Joe Castillo

The Passion of Christ is a moving story and greatest love story ever told, but Joe Castillo deepens the experience with his performance of creating one illustration after another with sand on a light table. With a swipe of his hands he creates a setting, filling in the details with deft fingers.

The lighting adds to the shadowy light display that reveals spectacularly detailed portraits of a woman praying, Jesus on the cross and more. Completing one picture, he rakes his fingers over the picture and begins to build another detailed, moving picture of the passion story. The background music beats to the confident movement of his hands and fingers, adding drama and evoking deep emotion in the viewer.

The Easter Story as You Have Never See It Before

Joe Castillo: The Passion of Christ

At a young age Joe Castillo discovered his gift for art.  When he became a Christian, he began using that gift to share his faith.  But Joe uses a very different tool to tell his stories….sand.

Joe Castillo providing inspirational moments in the art images created as he drew in sand with his hands on a light table. This moving performance of the Story of Easter was scored and choreographed to music while the art took place live on stage and the video projected on the screens for 23,000 participants at NCYC. As these 23,000 sat in silence Joe applied his talents – creating images images of grace and memories out of sand and light.

A dramatic depiction of the betrayal, beating and crucifixion of Christ performed to the powerful music of The Passion of the Christ.   This presentation has been used effectively as an outreach and evangelistic presentation.   Set to music, these images inspire, challenge and motivate in a captivating way. This Easter Story art performance by Joe Castillo is done live and projected on screens for a powerful experience! More than entertained, people  will walk away inspired, remembering the message in a way they will never forget.

Sandy Story is the most compelling new art form of the 21st Century.  Mixing sand and light, pictures are formed and reformed into ever changing shapes and images that tell visually powerful stories. Set to music, these images inspire, challenge and motivate in a captivating way. This art performance is done live and projected on screens for a powerful and standing ovation experience! More than entertained, people  will walk away inspired, remembering the message in a way they will never forget.   Joe Castillo is one of the first and certainly the premier “Sand Story” artist in the world today.  Joe Castillo is an internationally known artist, author and storyteller. He has traveled to twenty countries, performed for world leaders, finalist on America’s Got Talent  and churches across the country.

For additional information on Joe Castillo and the Easter Story in Sand call 615 283 0039.

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