Raul Casillas was born on August 10, 1970, in Los Angeles, California making him the 7th child of his parents 9 children. By 1979, when he moved with his family back to Guadalajara, Mexico, where he lived for 15 years. It was in Guadalajara, Mexico that Raul first discovered his passion for the Arts. He was inspired by his older brothers while they made their homework for art class from school. By 1994 Raul had returned to L.A. where he worked at the “Wenger Gallery” in Santa Monica, California; representing artist like Herb Albert, Arman, Gunther Gerzo & Jan Vanriet. Expanding further his understanding of the Art World.
As an Artist, Raul has been influenced by all the Cultures that he has traveled to and beyond. “I consider my travels through this Planet as some of my most valuable “education”- Real Life Experience, getting a deeper taste of other cultural values and adopting some to one self. From Egypt, Israel, Jordan to Bali in Indonesia, Europe, and Latin America, through more than 20 Countries, Raul has allowed this Planet to affect him so that he can affect it back.