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Madalean Gauze gig poster

Post #1253 – Madalean Gauze Johnny Brendas gig poster

I was very honored to have the opportunity to design another gig poster for Madalean Gauze – this one for her upcoming July 21 show at Johnny Brendas in Philadelphia to celebrate the release of her excellent new EP: Cool & Fun.  The poster features my collage There Was a Fire, There Was a Flame […]

the view within collage Joe Castro

Post #1252 – The View Within

The View Within  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 13 inches wide by 19.5 inches tall (not including […]

The Menace of Any Shadow collage Joe Castro

Post #1251 – The Menace of Any Shadow

The Menace of Any Shadow  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 17 inches high (not including matte and […]

Daddy There Are Ghosts In Your Glasses collage art Joe Castro

Post #1250 – Daddy, There Are Ghosts In Your Glasses

Daddy, There Are Ghosts in Your Glasses 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 augmented by gouache.  The original is roughly 18 inches wide by 21 inches […]

Baffler collage Joe Castro

Post #1249 – The Baffler

I was honored to have the opportunity to contribute to the latest issue of The Baffler! They approached me about creating a collage to accompany “The Wrong Stuff, ” a great article by Tom Carson – in the end, I created two different pieces. Both are included in issue no. 35, which is out now […]

From Silence to Cinders collage art Joe Castro

Post #1248 – From Silence to Cinders

From Silence to Cinders  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 11.5 inches wide by 15 inches high (not including matte and frame) and […]

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 […]

Planetary Obsolescence collage art Joe Castro

Post #1246 – Planetary Obsolescence

Planetary Obsolescence 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 19 inches high (not including matte and frame) and was completed […]

unwind rewind collage art Joe Castro

Post #1245 – Unwind / Rewind

Unwind / Rewind  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 11.5 inches wide by 15.5 inches high (not including matte and frame) and was […]

Collapsing Under Your Own Gravity collage Joe Castro

Post #1243 – collapsing under your own gravity

Collapsing Under Your Own Gravity 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 17 inches wide by 23.5 inches high (not including matte and frame)and […]

The Pain of Avoiding Suffering collage Joe Castro

Post #1242 – the pain of avoiding suffering

The Pain of Avoiding Suffering  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 11.5 inches wide by 19 inches high […]

Joe Castro collage art award from CQ International

Post #1241 – 2016 CQ International Awards

Thank you to editor in chief Paul White and everyone involved at  Creative Quarterly International Magazine for awarding me the “Best Paper Collage Artist Award for 2016.” To be honest, I had no idea something like that even existed but I am honored nonetheless. You can check out the entire issue here. And, if you […]