Born December 20, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Began studies at School of Architecture, Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina [six year program]

Employed as designer for RMB-Design Solutions, Buenos Aires, Argentina; designer for expo – trade shows and retail division

Traveled for three months to Boston, MA to study English as second language

Traveled for two months to Madison, WI to study English as a second language

Participated in Yearly International Exchange Program – School of Architecture – Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Received Bachelor of Architecture degree, Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina – became Argentinian licensed architect

Invited by Ball State University to pursue Master’s in Architecture studies – received scholarship and assistantship

Employed as intern designer at CSO-Architects, Indianapolis, IN

Employed as a graduate architect designer at TVS-Design in Atlanta, GA [International Studio]; designed projects in China, Korea, UAE

Started creating digital artwork using architectural 3D software; transitioned into mixed media paintings in a matter of months

Started using Atlanta apartment as painting studio

Moved to Dubai, UAE for six months [TVS-Design]

After returning from Dubai, designed pivotal project in architecture career – Dubai Towers Beijing – 101 stories – 1,656 feet [for TVS-Design]

Moved art studio into two-car garage [400 sq. ft. open space]

Assisted SmartGeometry Workshop – Parametric Design to Manufacture – Munich, Germany [Tutor: Architect Brady Peters, Foster+Partners]

Developed personal relationship with the Chinese for a period of two years as a freelancer

Invited by local Chinese architect who built Beijing’s World Trade Center and received opportunity to implement designs in local architectural competitions

Received the SOLO Award at Art Expo New York, NY for painting series

Published first art book, Art by Architect—New York 2009 [open edition]

First personal architectural project approved for construction in China for Mohawarean International Group [Beijing office space]

Moved to Beijing to start entrepreneurial architectural path –

Assisted SmartGeometry Workshop – Working Prototypes: Inflatable Fabric Envelops – Barcelona, Spain [Tutor: Axel Kilian, PhD, MIT]

Returned to USA

Employed by Nadel Architects, Los Angeles, CA, USA [International Studio]

Published second art book, 2011 Collection: Los Caprichosos [limited edition]

Moved to Houston, TX and transitioned away from architectural path to pursue artistic vision as full time artist –

Exhibited paintings for the first time at local Bayou City Art Festival in Houston, TX where artistic career took off

Started exhibiting at different art festivals nationally in following years, receiving numerous awards and recognitions; paintings are being collected nationally and internationally

Moved art studio into a 2,500 sq. ft. open space in industrial district of Houston, TX

Began reinvesting in machinery and training in latest technology to possibly transition into sculptural work

Became a U.S. Citizen

Won The Woodlands Art Council competition to design and build two permanent public art installations for The Woodlands, TX

Started building first sculpture in Houston art studio

Invested in specialized, hands-on training in metalforming in Boston, MA


Won Award of Distinction at Winter Park Sidewalk Arts Festival in Winter Park, FL and First Painting Award at Beaux Arts Festival of the Arts, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Installed mural scale, 2D mixed media public artwork in personal care facility in Kansas City, MO

Created multiple large-scale paintings for installation in private collector’s home in Lima, Peru

Featured in Modern Magazine with bio artist profile highlighting Unmasked Symbiosis public art sculpture in The Woodlands, TX


Won prestigious Best of 2D Mixed Media Awards at both Coconut Grove Arts Festival in Coconut Grove, FL and La Quinta Art Celebration in Palm Springs, CA

Created largest scale to date 2D mixed media painting from Steel Breeze series, now installed in private collector’s residence in Boca Raton, FL

Acquired additional studio equipment, machinery, and upgraded technology to transform studio into full-scale metalworking and woodworking sculpture studio

Won The Woodlands Arts Council competition to design and build third permanent public art sculpture for installation in The Woodlands, TX

Currently working on third book, A Retrospective: Gaston Carrio