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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.

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.

Post #1224 – Amy Winehouse Foundation

I was recently asked to create a collage for a special benefit auction in London for the Amy Winehouse Foundation.  Organized by Zebra One Gallery, the auction will take place September 13 at the Century Club in Soho.  All proceeds will go toward helping with the foundation’s mission of supporting and empowering children and young […]

Post #1223 – Westward movie poster

Here’s a brand new, 2 color limited edition silkscreen poster I designed for my friend/director Justin Clowes’ latest film project, Westward. He is selling these posters in an effort to raise necessary fund to complete the film.  You can receive one of these prints by making a donation on the Westward indiegogo page. About Westward: […]

Terminal collage Joe Castro

Post #1222 – terminal

Terminal 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 14.5 inches tall (not including matte and frame) and was completed […]

Seasons of Destiny collage Joe Castro

Post #1221 – Season of Destiny

Seasons of Destiny 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 inches wide by 15 inches tall (not including matte and frame) and […]