Alec Castillo is an upstate NY based photographer and member of the rock and roll band, The Nude Party. He documents the world and lifestyle he inhabits, be it life on tour or intimate moments with friends. His visual documents of friendship, adventure, and self-identity have been featured in galleries internationally, and published in Rolling Stone, New York Times, Huck Magazine, Fish Eye Magazine, It’s Nice That, Monster Children, Negative Feedback, and Format, amongst others. 

NYC // Upstate NY


Selected Past Exhibitions:

Decked Out (GROUP) @ Third Place Gallery, Boone, NC- 2015

Let the Good Times Roll (GROUP) @ Gallery Twenty-Two, Charlotte, NC- 2015

Contact (SPLIT) @ Looking Glass Gallery, Boone, NC- 2015

Shred Light (GROUP) @ Idio Gallery, NYC- 2016

Calico (GROUP) @ Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, Boone, NC- 2016

Copy Center (GROUP) @ Valet Gallery, Raleigh, NC- 2017

FWF Zine Release/ Photo Show (Split) w/ Sacha Lecca @ Idio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY- 2017

Monster Children Group Show @ 1700 Naud Gallery, Los Angeles, CA-2017

Monster Children Group Show @ Monster Children HQ, Sydney, Australia- 2017

One More Mile (Solo) @ 92 Orchard Gallery, New York, NY- 2019

Negative Feedback x Canal 180 @ Rua Miguel Bombarda 425, Porto, Portugal- 2022

Abbey Road Music Photography Show @ Abbey Road Studios, London- 2022


Editor in Chief of Rare Breed Magazine- 2012-2014



BFA in Studio Art, Appalachian State University (Graduated 2016), Boone, NC


2017 Monster Children Photo Annual Winner (1st Place)


Selected Web Publications:

Negative Feedback x Canal 180 - Profile on Alec Castillo "The Unexposed"

Monster Children Photo Feature- Interview 

Huck Magazine (London) - FWF Zine

What Youth Magazine -Youth On The Run: Interview

Pond-Mag -One More Mile, A Photobook

Feature Shoot

It's Nice That (London)

Huck Magazine (London) - The Nude Party

Huck Magazine (London) - Fat White Family

Monster Children - Meltasia Festival


Format: Radar

This Isn't Happiness

Etoday (Russia)

Raen Optics

Ignant (Germany)

The Appalachian

Selected Clients Include: Fender, Gretsch, Wrangler, Rolling Stone Magazine, New York Times, Magazine F (Korea), Magazine B (Korea), Huck Magazine, Golden Voice, Hangout Festival, Raen Optics, Stetson USA, Collective Quarterly, New West Records, Satanic Panic Recordings




Using Format