Painter, Bachelor and Doctor by the Faculty of Fine Arts of San Fernando, Madrid. Andres Castellanos was born and raised in Madrid, Spain, in 1956. In this city he could visit and learn from the great masters present in the world famous Prado Museum, where he was an official copyist for 4 years, and also gave him the opportunity to study painters as Velazquez, Goya and Rubens at natural. At 20 he performed a portrait commissioned by the Army Ministry of the King Juan Carlos I, which would be followed by others of Ministers and important dignitaries. Although it is in his creative and personal painting where he has achieved major accomplishments. Popular success came to him only in 1985 with "Bus stop", painting awarded and published in the main art circles in his country. That painting's promise was confirmed by succeeding awards, such as National Award Antonio Rincon, purchase C.O.I, and especially the Penagos Drawing Award, the highest distinction of drawing in Spain, being David Hokney the next one to be awarded. He has worked with the best galleries of realism in Spain. In 2007 he made a trip to the US where he met Frank Bernarducci, doing some collaborations with his gallery, as well as in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with M.A.Doran gallery. In 2013 he was invited by art center of Endicott College, Massachusset, to perform some improvement studies. Currently he works with the Gallery Santiago Echevarria (Madrid) and Persterer Art Gallery in Zurich, and he is also involved in acts of Arcilla Foundation. He is represented in major collections in Spain (Museum MEAM), United States, Greece and other countries of Europe.