Tomas Castano was born in Santander (Spain) in 1953. since very young he demonstrated a special predisposition towards drawing, but up to the age of 17 years he did not take the first paintbrushes. Of self-taught formation, he has been forged himself, based on tenacity and enthusiasm, being decanted by a style of realistic painting, which he approaches forming constructed, well drawn compositions, worrying about the composition and the drawing, he controls the perspective and also the powers that have led him to reaching landscape painter's status characterized by his architectural work.
Tomas Castano has showed his work in collective exhibitions for several countries such as Germany, Holland, France, Argentina, Japan, Italy and numerous individual and collective exhibitions in Spanish territory. He has represented to Cantabria in the Biennial one of Florence in the edition 2005. His work is characterised by the peculiar style and the environment that he creates in his series of old taverns.