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Leisure Burns collage by Joe Castro

Post #1154 – Leisure Burns

Leisure Burns 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. It was created for the upcoming debut issue of  “Cults of Life” collage zine from Finland. The original […]

Ashes in the Arteries by Joe Castro

Post #1153 – Ashes in the Arteries

Ashes in the Arteries 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. The original is roughly 18 inches wide by 19 inches high and was completed June 2014. […]

Soil collage by Joe Castro

Post #1152 – soil

Soil 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. The original is roughly 18 inches wide by 24 inches high and was completed June 2014. Prints and other […]

50/50 collage book Joe Castro

Post #1151 – the 50/50 book

I am very excited to have my collage Constant Illuminations chosen to be included in the new book, 50/50, which features 50 collage artists from around the world and was curated/published by Collage Collective Co. and Hanker Magazine in Australia.  The book is out now and available for viewing/purchasing online via Blurb – click here […]

The jackal collage Joe Castro

Post #1150 – The Jackal

The Jackal  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. The original is roughly 13 inches wide by 20 inches high and was completed May 2014. Prints and […]

The Finish Line Joe Castro

Post #1145 – The Finish Line

The Finish Line 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. The original is roughly 20 inches wide by 15 inches high and was completed March 2014. Prints […]

sodapoprocks collage Joe Castro

Post #1144 – sodapoprocks

sodapoprocks  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. The original is roughly 20 inches wide by 15 inches high and was completed March 2014. Prints and other […]

Age of Collage group showsJoe Castro

Post #1143 – Upcoming shows

As some of you may have heard, I’m participating in a couple of group shows in the next few months: First up is The Age of Collage at Feinkunst Krüger in Hamburg, Germany, which runs from March 9-29.  This exhibit features artists from the Gestalten book of the same name (Linder Sterling, Dennis Busch, Charles […]

Like a cloud, split open Joe Castro

Post #1142 – Like a cloud, split open

Like a cloud, split open 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. The original is roughly 20 inches wide by 17.5 inches high and was completed February […]

Post #1141 – Weird Show interview

“You can’t escape the fact that collage is basically a collaboration between the people who created the source materials (photographers, artists, printers, etc) and the person who’s holding the knife. Destroy and rebuild.” I recently did an interview about my collage work with the good folks over at The Weird Show –  click here to […]

Shackles collage Joe Castro

Post #1140 – Shackles

Shackles 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. The original is roughly 21 inches wide by 16 inches high and was completed January 2014. Prints and other products […]

The Bones in the Cave collage Joe Castro

Post #1138 – The Bones in the Caves

The Bones in the Caves 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. The original is roughly 18 inches wide by 15 inches high and was completed January […]