Brazilian artist, born in Belo Horizonte, 1953, Rodrigo de Castro is a painter. Lives and works in São Paulo. He began his career in the 1980s. His painting is rigorous, suggests precision. But he refuses to associate his work with the mathematician and the scientist. He likes what he calls sensitive geometry. Art that comes from sensitivity. He believes that the artist’s essential experience is with his soul and conscience. He considers essential in this process: the importance of practice, he argues that doing teaches, which theory teaches theory alone. His challenge is to be more than a reproduction of a theory. The artist experiences color relations, imbalances, harmony and non-complementary structures. In general, his paintings are the product of studies. Research whose starting point is the search for construction with areas of color that install relations of contrast, depth, light vibration and space. Awarded artist at the 11th National Salon of Plastic Arts, Funarte, in Rio de Janeiro and awarded the Main Prize, at the 13th Art Exhibition of Ribeirão Preto, Rodrigo de Castro participated in several individual and collective exhibitions in Brazil and abroad.