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Down with the Ship collage Joe Castro

Post #1237 – Down with the Ship

Down with the Ship 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 19 inches tall (without matte and frame) […]

Christmas 2016 collage Joe Castro

Post #1236 – Christmas 2016

Christmas 2016 is a brand new holiday-themed 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 8.5 inches wide by 11 inches tall (not including matte and frame) […]

Divided We Fall collage Joe Castro

Post #1235 – Divided We Fall

Divided We Fall 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 13.5 inches wide by 16.5 inches tall (without matte or frame) and was […]

Truce by collage artist Joe Castro

Post #1234 – Truce

Truce 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 15 inches wide by 14 inches tall (not including matte or fame) […]

Self-digestion as a means of survival collage Joe Castro

Post #1233 – Self-digestion as a means of survival

Self-digestion as a Means of Survivalis 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 16.25 inches wide by 15.25 inches tall and was completed October […]

Strategies of Distraction collage Joe Castro

Post #1232 – Strategies of Distraction

Strategies of Distraction 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 influenced by Noam Chomsky and his strategies of manipulation, specifically the media diverting public interest away […]

The Racist Undercurrent Maintains Paranoia collage Joe Castro

Post #1231 – “The Racist Undercurrent Maintains Paranoia”

The Racist Undercurrent Maintains Paranoia 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  x 17 inches tall (not including matte and […]

Oceans Wide collage Joe Castro

Post #1230 – Oceans Wide

Oceans Wide 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 14.5 inches wide by 18 inches tall (not including matte […]

Scene 360 features artist Joe Castro

Post #1229 – Scene 360 artist feature

Illusion / Scene 360 recently did an artist feature on some of my collage work over on their site, along with a short interview.  Click here to check it out. Tweet

Denizens of the Falling Moonlight collage Joe Castro

Post #1228 – Denizens of the Falling Moonlight

Denizens of the Falling Moonlight 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 14.5 inches tall (not including matte and […]

systemic collage Joe Castro

Post #1227 – systemic

Systemic 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 11 inches tall (not including matte and frame) and was completed […]

blacklist feature on artist Joe Castro

Post #1125 – Blacklisted in Copenhagen

Blacklisted Copenhagen just dropped an Artist Spotlight and interview about my collage work  – we talked music, skateboarding and the art of cutting and pasting.  Check it out here. Tweet