( b. 1965 NYC ) Born into a family of artists, 3 generations strong. El Costell works in several mediums, painting, sculpture, installation, photography and film. Active in the Abstract-Realist movement. Career spans more than 3 decades.
The body of work focuses on the confluence and resolution of nature’s sovereignty and man’s ascendence. Early success as a portrait painter, credits include His Holiness the 14th Dalia Llama, Shel Silverstein, Francis Bacon, Micheal Strahan.
Held in various private U.S. and International collections. Has shown recent work in the Musée du Louvre, Paris, France and twice in the NYC Spring Armory Show.