El Costell

El Costell

West Gardiner, ME, United States

About El Costell

El Costell ( B.1965 NYC ) Spanish-American third generation contemporary artist. Active in the Abstract-Realist movement. Early success as a portrait painter. Her credits include His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Shel Silverstein, Francis Bacon, Michael Strahan.

The body of the artist’s work focuses on the confluence and resolution of nature’s sovereignty and man’s ascendance. This theme is expressed in the medium itself… mixed media emerges from the canvas of traditional oils.


B.F.A. Art & Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
L’Ecole Des Beaux Art, Paris, France
L’Ecole De La Castre, Cannes, France


International School, SMA Mexico, Visiting artist talk, May 2015


Musee du Louvre, group, Paris France 2015
Colors of Humanity, group, “Red”, 2015
Armory Spring Art Show, New York City, 2014
Monmouth Museum, NJ 2014
Otomi, Mexico, 2014
Armory Spring Art Show, New York City, 2013
El Charco de Ingenio, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
WCSH 6 Art Festival, Portland, Maine 2007-2009
Waterville Art Festival, Best of Show Award, Waterville, Maine 2007, 2008
World Artists For Tibet, fundraising exhibit, Skillman, New Jersey 1997