ANTONIO CASTRO H.
Antonio Castro H. teaches graphic design at the University of Texas at El Paso, where he is an associate professor in the Department of Art. He received a BFA in graphic design and printmaking from UTEP, and an MFA in visual communications from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. Prior to teaching, he was a designer with Mithoff Burton Inc. in El Paso, and a senior designer/art director at Parham Santana Design in New York City.
Castro’s work has received numerous awards and been exhibited widely, including at the International Poster Biennial in Bolivia, the Biennial Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition, the International Poster Biennial in Mexico (BICM), the 2016 Golden Bee International Poster Exhibition in Moscow, and the traveling exhibition Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for
the Digital Age 2001–2012. He’s lectured at several of these events and served as a member of the International Jury for the Mexican Biennial (BICM). Castro is also co-founder and co-organizer of Posters Without Borders, an invitational poster exhibition featuring work from internationally recognized designers. Featured in several design publications, including the Print Regional Design Annual and Graphis, his range of design expertise includes packaging, graphic identity, posters, illustration, and more. He has designed several books, and collaborated with his father, the esteemed artist Antonio Castro L., for a successful series of children’s books for Cinco Puntos Press in El Paso.