She's Got Texas Covered Fort Worth fine artist Allison Castillo finds inspiration for new work everywhere, from vibrantly colored Mexican handcrafts to translucent blue water swirling in the bath she takes after a long day. It’s a good thing, too, because Castillo’s art has never been in greater demand. From her home studio in the city’s Colonial neighborhood, Castillo creates vibrant, abstract paintings for private clients that have ranged from local interior designers to a boutique hotel in New York City. But her most popular pieces by far – the ones popping up across social media platforms and flying off the...
Mom Next Door: Allison Castillo Like a moth to a flame, Allison Castillo couldn’t resist art’s pull if she tried. Whether it’s a custom invitation, a commissioned painting or a Texas-inspired scarf, the Fort Worth native and founder of Allison Castillo Designs is at her best when she’s creating. Though the medium is often flux, art is the constant through Castillo’s ups and downs. And, like a sort of visual biography, it’s revealing in ways that even she finds surprising. Look closely and you’ll see everything from family vacations to laughs with lifelong friends to telltale signs of her recent divorce hidden in the layers of paint. “Painting is my outlet,” says Castillo. “It’s such a release. It’s like a subconscious...
The 21 Greatest Gifts for Mom Whether you call her Mom, Mamma, Mommy or Mother, you’ll be sure to find the perfect gift here. So, it’s time to treat her on her special day. Drape Mom in Texas Charm: Your Southern Momma will love her Texas-inspired scarf. This one-of-a-kind piece from Fort Worth’s Allison Castillo Design Studio is both beautiful and lightweight — perfect for a night out in Texas. $59.00 https://texaslifestylemag.com/lifestyle/the-21-greatest-gifts-for-mom/