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Backhand collage art Joe Castro

Post #1117 – Backhand

Backhand  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 26 inches high (not including matte and frame) and was completed […]

Post #1116 – Thank You (and a brief update)

Thank you: It’s been a while friends, so I thought an update was slightly overdue…. First off, the influential collage blog, Feru Leru, was kind enough to recently post some of my work over on their site.  Thank you for that. Much appreciated. And the kind folks over at The Weird Show  featured a few […]

Nerium Spring collage Joe Castro

Post #1114 – The Nerium Spring

The Nerium Spring  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 30 inches wide by 22 inches high (not including matte and frame) and […]

Everything We Love Is Slowly Becoming Fiction collage Joe Castro

Post #1108 – Everything We Love Is Slowly Becoming Fiction

Everything We Love is Slowly Becoming Fiction  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 15 inches high (not including […]

Anormal Mag collages Joe Castro

Post #1107 – Joe Castro: Mirada Profunda (Anormal Mag)

Anormal Mag: Very excited to have some collage artwork featured over at Anormalmag.com. I’ve been a fan of their site for a while now – they always post a really strong and diverse selection of work from around the globe, so I’m stoked to be included. Click here to check out the article. And, if […]

Empty Mirror 13 collages Joe Castro

Post #1106 – 13 collages on Empty Mirror Magazine

Empty Mirror Arts and Literary Magazine recently posted a collection of 13 of my collages  –  click here to check it out.  For those unfamiliar, Empty Mirror is an online magazine focusing on poetry, original literature, music and the visual art with a heavy love for all things Beat Generation – it’s a very cool […]

Wrap Us in a Blanket of Nightshade collage Joe Castro

Post #1104 – Wrap us in a blanket of nightshade

Wrap us in a blanket of Nightshade 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 12 inches wide by 18 inches high (not including […]

Congratulations You Caught the Bouquet collage Joe Castro

Post #1101 – congratulations, you caught the bouquet….

Congratulations You Caught the Bouquet  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 17 inches high (not including matte and […]

Post #1097 – Dylan

I was recently commissioned by a good friend to do a painting of Bob Dylan as a surprise for his wife’s birthday.  He was looking for that iconic, 1965 look so for reference I used a selection of black and white photos taken by legendary photographer Richard Avedon.  This is how it turned out. The […]

tornado alley collage art Joe Castro

Post #1095 – tornado alley

Tornado Alley  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 15 inches high (not including matte and frame) and was […]

Post #1090 – Big Class no.2

Big Class Just about a year ago, I was invited (via clubmumble) to contribute a drawing to an indie publishing project out of New Orleans called Big Class.  The project involved a group of first graders from Lincoln Elemantary who had each written a short story.  Each story was then sent out to various professional […]

Post #1085 – Aftershock at Home Grown Cafe

I have a small collection of collages and gig posters (9 total) for sale at Home Grown Cafe in Newark, DE throughout May and June, including this brand new one, entitled Aftershock.  It’s mixed media on paper, 12″ x 16″.  April 2012. Prints are available through Society6. Home Grown is a great spot with good […]