All of Carlos' carvings are created with handtools., Carlos has received numerous awards from the Spanish Colonial Arts Society. In his four years of exhibiting in the Spanish Market, he has been awarded two ribbons, the latest one given for "most innovative design" judged against all art forms in the show. Currently his work is traveling to museums throughout the United States.
As a woodcarver, I form a partnership with nature. The wood speaks to me through its form, shape and grain. I release what's in the piece of wood. I don't dictate, but rather manipulate its nature to achieve the spirit within.[http://laplaza.org/~santero/artists_CarlosBio.html]