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Alejandro Castanon

Artist/Owner

Alejandro began his journey as an artist in 2011 after serving eight years active duty in the U.S. Air Force as a combat engineer. His desire to help raise his daughter is what brought him back home to Texas. In 2011 Alejandro opened the Vino Dipinte Art Gallery in San Angelo, TX. in 2014 Alejandro's art began reaching collectors in Texas and was featured in Western Art Collector magazine as well as Visual Artists Magazine the same year. Alejandro has held several solo shows across Texas including San Angelo, Dallas, Brownwood, and Beeville Texas. Alejandro currently resides in San Angelo, TX and has sold to collectors across the U.S.

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Shelby Arias Seymore

CEO and Resident Badass

Shelby Arias Seymore channels the magic of Alejandro Fine Art. She puts together the schedules, edits and produces the video, designs the website,  writes our blogs, co-hosts the You Are NOT An Artist Podcast, and is currently drafting our upcoming book You Are NOT an Artist

While she's not working on AFA, Shelby is becoming a veterinary surgeon. She currently is pursuing her third degree in Animal Science at Angelo State University. Her previous two degrees are a Bachelor's of Science in Communications and a Master's of Rhetoric and Composition. On the weekends, she's busy assisting with surgeries at local veterinary clinics.

 

An artist herself, Shelby studied classical art in Florence, Italy, and focuses on traditional and renaissance art. She, herself, is happy being an artist in and of itself and is perfectly content not pursuing her own art career. She is much happier painting Rembrandt-style portraits of our cats: Reddington and Willy. 

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