art shows

the wail paper collage Joe Castro

Post #1262 – the wail

the wail is a cut paper collage using images found in vintage magazines and other ephemera that are then dry adhered to paper with a gel medium and augmented with gouache. The original image is roughly 20 inches wide by 16 inches tall (not including matte and frame) and was completed in October 2017. Prints […]

Latela Art Gallery collage Joe Castro

Post #1247 – Meet & Greet at Latela Gallery

This coming Thursday April 20, I’ll be back in Washington, DC. to participate in an Artist Meet and Greet at the Latela Art Gallery in Brookland, to help close out the last few days of the Collage II exhibit.  The event is free and runs from 6-9 pm with wine provided by Weygandt Wines.  This […]

Marvelous group collage exhibit with Joe Castro

Post #1239 – Marvelous

Happy New Year everyone! I am excited to announce my first group show for 2017 – entitled Marvelous, an International Exhibition of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, the show is being hosted by the Sebastopol Center for the Arts in California.  The opening reception is January 6 at 6pm and the show runs until February 17.  […]

Oceans Wide collage Joe Castro

Post #1230 – Oceans Wide

Oceans Wide is a piece of cut paper collage art using images taken from vintage magazines and other ephemera that are hand cut with an xacto knife and then dry adhered to paper using a gel medium and augmented with gouache. The original is roughly 14.5 inches wide by 18 inches tall (not including matte […]

Post #1224 – Amy Winehouse Foundation

I was recently asked to create a collage for a special benefit auction in London for the Amy Winehouse Foundation.  Organized by Zebra One Gallery, the auction will take place September 13 at the Century Club in Soho.  All proceeds will go toward helping with the foundation’s mission of supporting and empowering children and young […]

Collage group show at Latela Gallery

Post #1209 – Collage at Latela DC

Excited to be included in the Collage group show at Latela Art Gallery in Washington, DC this month, featuring a  collection of collage/mixed media artworks by local and international artists. The opening is Saturday March 26 from 5-7pm.  I’ll be taking that soulless trek through the clogged arteries of I-95 South just to be in […]

Poetic Logic group collage exhibit

Post #1203 – Poetic Logic

Very excited to have my collage Genetically Modified Visual Stimuli included in Poetic Logic, a juried group show at the Sweetwater Center for the Arts, focusing on collage and assemblage.  The show opens Saturday January 15 and runs until February 26, 2016. 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143 – make the trek if you can. […]

Award Joe Castro National Collage Society

Post #1194 – Award from National Collage Society’s 31st Annual Juried Show

I was very surprised/humbled to receive an award in mail this week from the National Collage Society – I had previously received notification that my collage Night Shifting Shadows had been selected for inclusion in their 2015 Juried Show but had no idea it was also one of 11 collages given an award from guest […]

60 Americans group show

Post #1181 – 60 Americans

I’m excited to be returning to NYC this month as part of the 60 Americans group show, which opens this Thursday May 21 at Elga Wimmer PPC in Manhattan (526 West 26th Street #310 in Chelsea).  As the title suggests, the show features 60 artists handpicked by co-curators Terrence Sanders, Noah Becker and Alexander Venet, and […]

Joe Castro art shows Denver Leeds

Post #1162 – Shows in Denver and Leeds

I’m writing from the cafe car of the number 43 train, leisurely sipping black coffee and heading west from Philadelphia to (eventually) Denver, Colorado.  I have 2 group art shows coming up this week – both I’m equally excited about – that I wanted to share with you: The first, entitled Subterraneans, is at Leeds […]