Thom Wheeler Castillo lives and works in Miami, FL; Graduated from PNCA, Intermedia. Interested in landscape, environmentalism and ecosystems, he works from an interdisciplinary approach entwining art history, earth science and anthropology. He participated in the inaugural Commuter Biennial, supplanting advertisements on public buses with a series of handmade, editioned prints. He also produces works through experimentation and partnership that nurtures his studio practice, including being one-half of Archival Feedback (along with Emile Milgrim). The duo engage in various critical dialogues of the moment, approaching the environment as a studio in the field, producing sound works in a wide variety of mediums.
Since 2021, he's embarked on cultural missions throughout the Caribbean region, working with Curator Rosie Gordon-Wallace and the Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator's International Cultural Exchanges (I.C.E). He is currently an Artist-In-Residence Studio Fellowship with DVCAI and a 2023 recipient of its Catalyst award. He works with various institutions throughout the region as an Educator including Perez Art Museum Miami, O, Miami Poetry Festival, HistoryMiami, A.I.R.I.E. (Artist in Residence in the Everglades), the Rubell Museum, and the Miami Design District.
Thom Wheeler Castillo lives and works in Miami, FL; Graduated from PNCA, Intermedia. Wheeler Castillo is interested in the landscape and ecosystems, past (art history) and present (Environmental Studies); he works from an interdisciplinary approach in his relentless pursuit of poetry, art history, earth science and anthropology. He is Co-director at Turn-Based Press, an artist-run print studio, whose mission is to offer facilities for printmakers in Miami, Fl, as well as advance an appreciation for the medium and its history. He also produces works through experimentation and partnership that nurtures his visual work. One-half of the experimental Archival Feedback (along with Emile Milgrim), the duo engage in various critical dialogues of the moment, they approach the environment as a studio in the field, their ears and tools guiding questions and intentions. The fieldwork documents through sound a repeatable sensorial experience of the ever-changing landscape. AF expands their range working in other mediums including print-making, video, sound manipulation and installation and through collaboration with artists, musicians, and scientists.
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