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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. […]

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 […]