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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 […]

A Relapse in Consciousness collage art Joe Castro

Post #1240 – A Relapse in Consciousness

A Relapse in Consciousness 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 17 inches wide by 18.5 inches high (not […]

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.  […]

Post #1238 – Arkitip x Ello

I’m very honored to have a collage featured in the latest issue of Arkitip Magazine.   I’ve been a fan for years and have been turned on to so many great artists because of it, not to mention that it’s pages have featured legends like Thomas Campbell, Evan Hecox, Ed Templeton and so many more. […]