Joe Castillo

World’s Premier “SandStory” Performer, Motivational Keynote-Presenter, Gifted Speaker-Storyteller, Artist, and Finalist on America’s Got Talent

Joe Castillo Biography

Joe Castillo is the world’s premier Sand Artist

Joe Castillo is the best selling author, artist, storyteller and finalist from America's Got Talent who has developed a new way of telling stories with his hands in the sand. SandStory is a unique way of storytelling that uses sand art, a light table and music as a medium. He has been seen live in all 7 continents, over 43 countries, and into 35 different languages.

Mr. Castillo is the world’s premier Sand Animation (SandArist) performer living in the United States of America. Joe Castillo was born in Mexico City. He was interested in art from a very young age. He attended Ringling School of Art and later graduated from Florida Bible College. He then began an advertising agency in Knoxville, Tennessee called The Advertising Library. He spent 20 years in advertising before he returned to Asbury Theological Seminary to get his M.A. in Biblical Studies and M. Div.

His experience in advertising and art lead him to become a motivational performing artist. Since then, he has created a new and unique way to express his art and message. These are called SandStory, ArtStory, and WordStory. He is the most prominent Sand Animation artist in the world today.


Joe Castillo has been using art to tell stories since he was a teenager. He has become a master storyteller. He developed ways to use his talent as an artist to enhance the powerful stories he crafts. Using a white board and marker, Castillo performs ArtStory and WordStory that combine his oratory and artistic gifts to relay a message, inspire, or entertain. He does this in both English and Spanish.

Amazing Sand Art

Sand Art is otherwise known as Sand Painting, Sand Animation, SandStory. Castillo uses a light table, sand, and music to create a powerful message that speaks to the audience. As he creates different scenes, they are displayed on a screen for the audience to see. Music helps make the scenes appear fluid. The story typically needs no explanation. Traveling the world to perform his show, Castillo been introduced in 35 different languages, but his Amazing Sand Art is only told in one. It is a universal way to tell a story.

Motivational Performing Artist

Castillo has performed for many Fortune 500 Companies. He has performed for many audiences including kings, dignitaries, and CEOs. He has a passion for using his talent as an artist and a storyteller to promote a corporate message. He performs at banquets, new product launches, grand openings, and other corporate events. His gift is to take any message and make it resonate with the audience.

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Joe Castillo Videos

The Christmas Miracle: Joe Castillo Sand Art - YouTube
Sample Videos
Sand Story Promo-2

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Joe Castillo is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Joe Castillo for your event is $10,000 - $50,000. Joe Castillo generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Joe Castillo for an upcoming event.

Joe Castillo Videos

The Christmas Miracle: Joe Castillo Sand Art - YouTube
Sample Videos
Sand Story Promo-2
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