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Collart 3 zine collage Joe Castro

Post #1137 – Collart #3

Straight from Brazil, the latest issue of the indie collage zine Collart  just dropped and it’s damn impressive. Lots of incredible work in there with a wide range of original styles. I’m very honored to have my collage artwork included along side Musta Fior, Kin Jim, Javier Serna, Remi Faure, Paz Brarda, Magda Dudziak, Alice […]

Faith is Torment artist Joe Castro

Post #1135 – Faith is Torment

Thank you to Jason Jose and all the people behind the Faith is Torment art website for featuring a few of my collages on their excellent art and graphic design blog, faithistorment.com. Click here to check out the post.  His site is full of inspiring pieces of artwork, in many different styles, so definitely spend […]

For Everything Unwritten collage Joe Castro

Post #1134 – For Everything Unwritten

For Everything Unwritten 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 23 inches wide by 18 inches high and was completed November 2013. Prints […]

National Collage Society Joe Castro

Post #1133 – National Collage Society 29th Juried Exhibition

Very excited and honored to learn that both of my collages we selected for inclusion in the National Collage Society’s 29th Annual Juried Exhibition.  This year, there were 426 entries from six different countries (United States, Croatia, Italy, Hungary, Canada and France) and 90 were selected.  My two pieces in the show are Congratulations, You […]

Artist Catalogue 2013 Joe Castro

Post #1131 – Artist Catalogue 2013 Complete Volume Book

The folks behind the Artist Catalogue are releasing a limited edition perfect bound book featuring all four issues published this past year, including Fall 2013 which featured my collage work as well as an interview.  The book is $34.95 plus $5.95 shipping and are only available for order until October 21,2013 so don’t sleep on […]

Post #1130 – Constant Illuminations

Constant Illuminations 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 14 inches wide by 14 inches high and was completed October 2013. Prints and […]

Post #1129 – Wisconsin Avenue

Wisconsin Avenue 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 14 inches wide by 20 inches high and was completed OcCtober 2013. Prints and […]

Post #1128 – Living Stains

Living Stains 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 15 inches wide by 20 inches high and was completed October 2013. Prints and other […]

Night Winds Whisper to Me portrait painting Joe Castro

Post #1127 – Night Winds Whisper to Me

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any portrait painting on the site and I’ve had many people asking or assuming that I’ve given up painting for collage, which is not the case.  I’ve actually been doing quite a bit of painting over the past year, but have scrapped a good deal of it because […]

Age of Collage book Joe Castro

Post #1125 – The Age of Collage

I was very excited to come home from much needed vacation to find my copy of The Age of Collage: Contemporary Collage in Modern Art collage book waiting for me at the door. The entire book looks amazing and I am beyond stoked to be included with so many great artists. Seriously. Many thanks to […]

Big Game collage Joe Castro

Post #1124 – Big Game

Big Game 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 15 inches wide by 18 inches high and was completed in August 2013. Prints and […]

Artist Catalogue Joe Castro

Post #1122 – The Artists Catalogue

Very honored to have been chosen as the featured cover artist for the  Fall 2013 issue of  The Artist Catalogue .  Besides having  my collage backhand appearing on the cover, the mag also includes a short interview as well as a six page spread (see below).   The whole issue is chock full of great […]