André De Castro
Art Director, Designer, Printmaker
andrecmcastro@gmail.com
929-2660354


EXPERIENCE

GALE New York
1/2021 – Present
Creative Director - Art
Got Milk?

McCann New York
9/2017 – 12/2020
Mastercard, March For Our Lives, Microsoft

Freelancer
Rio 2016 Olympics Games
Rio de Janeiro
Geometry Global Rio de Janeiro

Saatchi & Saatchi New York 
9/2013 – 5/2015
Tide, Miller 

19 Design Rio de Janeiro
5/2009 – 5/2011
Graphic Designer


EDUCATION

Pratt Institute MFA Communication Design 2011-2013
Ibmec CBA Business 2010
RISD Printmaking Summer Program 2010
PUC-Rio BA Visual Communication 2005-2008


PRINTMAKING 

Solo Shows
2018 Abismo e Resistencia, Opus Project Space, NY. USA
2017 Artivismo, Espaço Espelho D`água, Lisbon. Portugal
2015 Movimentos, Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro. BR
2015 Movimentos, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Brasília. BR
2015 Movimentos, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Belo Horizonte. BR
2014 Project Movements, Opus Project Space, NY. USA

Art Fairs
2018 Aqua Art Miami, with ArtHelix Gallery.
2015 11th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial
2014 Bklyn Designs, Dumbo, New York.

Publications
Project Movements Exhibition Catalog.
CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro. 2015

Funk que batida é essa.
Aeroplano Editora. Rio de Janeiro. 2009

Grants
2015 Federal grant for exhibition of Project Movements at Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro. Brazil

Guest Speaker
2018 L'Opéra Underground in Lyon, France, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Universal Human Rights Declaration. 

2016 ARTE E POLÍTICA RELOADED? O DIREITO À CIDADE Organizado pela CRIA-Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia e Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia financiados pelo Ministério da Cultura/DGArtes. Lisbon, Portugal.

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Lectures at
Pratt Institute, NY
Kean University, NJ
Rutgers, NJ
Pace University, NY
PUC, Rio
ESDI, RJ
Fábrica da Bhering, RJ


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ADVERTISING AWARDS

CANNES LIONS (15)

2021 | GRAND PRIX Lion (Brand Experience & Activation)
+ 2 Gold Lions + 3 Silver Lions + 3 Bronze Lions
"True Name" Mastercard

2019 | Cannes Lions Bronze
(Entertainment Lions for Music - Excellence in Music Video)
"The Most Vicious Cycle" MFOL

2018 | 3 Gold Lions + 1 Silver Lion + 1 Bronze Lion
"Price On Our Lives" MFOL


D&AD PENCILS (10)

2021 | BLACK PENCIL (Experiential - Community)
+ 3 Graffiti Pencils + 1 Wood Pencil  
"True Name" - Mastercard

2019 | Wood Pencil | Sound Design & Use of Music
"The Most Vicious Cycle" MFOL

2018 | Yellow Pencil (Creativity For Good: Non-Profit)
+ 2 White Pencils + 1 Wood Pencil
"Price On Our Lives" MFOL


THE ONE SHOW (25)

2021 | Best of Discipline (IP & Products)
2021 | Best of Discipline (Public Relations)
+ 8 Gold + 3 Silver "True Name" - Mastercard

2020 | 2 Bronze 
“Acceptance Street” Mastercard

2019 | 2 Silver + 1 Bronze
"The Most Vicious Cycle" MFOL

2018 | 6 Gold + 1 Silver
"Price On Our Lives" MFOL


EPICA AWARDS (3)

2018 | Grand Prix - Responsibility
+ 1 Gold + 1 Silver
"Price On Our Lives" MFOL


CLIO AWARDS (26)

2021 | Grand Clio (Integrated Campaign)
2021 | Grand Clio (Product Innovation)
+ 1 Gold + 2 Silver + 1 Bronze
"True Name" Mastercard

2019 | Gold (Clio Music Award - Music Marketing)
+ 8 Silver + 7 Bronze
"The Most Vicious Cycle" MFOL

2018 | Gold - OOH (Direct)
+ 2 Silver
"Price On Our Lives" MFOL


ADC (7)

2021 | Best of Discipline (Product Design)
"True Name" - Mastercard

2019 | 4 Bronze
"The Most Vicious Cycle" MFOL

2018 | Gold Cube - Direct/Wildcard 
+ 1 Silver Cube
"Price On Our Lives" MFOL


Webby Awards

2018 | Winner - Advertising, Media & PR: Best Cause Related Campaign | "The Most Vicious Cycle" MFOL

2018 | Winner - Advertising, Media & PR: Public Service & Activism | "#ExcuseMe" National School Walkout

+ 6 nominee


And
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