CONTACT:  christelledecastro@gmail.com | IG: @christelle_nyc

Christelle de Castro is a Photographer, Director, and Activist based in New York City.  She is known for her iconic images of musicians, artists, and muses. Her love of portraiture and devotion to feminism and social justice sews a common thread throughout her personal & commercial work. Her photographs are uniquely intimate while her films lean toward themes of empowerment.

In 2012, Christelle founded STONEMAN, a creative agency providing Art Direction, Production, & Consulting for fashion & music labels.  She is also an Advisory Board Member for the Filipino American Museum.

Christelle was among Complex Magazine's 13 Women to Watch in 2013, and is a proud alumni of Refinery29's 30 Under 30. Her work has been published in V Magazine, Vman, i-D, Wonderland, The Fader, Nylon, and many more.

De Castro's work has been exhibited at The Showroom NYC, Company Gallery (formerly Capricious), and The Museum of Art & Design to name a few. Her portraits of musicians traveled the world in the group show, Beyond the Noise, exhibiting in Istanbul, Amsterdam, Chile, Romania, and closed in Japan May of last year. Most recently, de Castro opened her fourth solo exhibition, Women Behind the Seams, at Milk Gallery February 2017.

Here's what she has to say about being mistaken for a dude: