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Lily is a paper collage by artist Joe Castro

Post #1218 – Lily

Lily is a cut paper collage using images taken primarily from vintage magazines and other ephemera that are hand cut with an xacto knife and dry adhered to paper with a gel medium. The original image size is roughly 12″ x 16″ and was featured, along with an interview, in (de)_Taglio Magazine #4.  Check it […]

Post #1217 – Seafang

I was stoked to find a few copies of the new Seafang 7″ single (which I did the cover for) waiting for me in the mailbox this morning.  As some of you know, I go way back with Elephant Stone Records as they put out both releases from my former band, The Situation. To be […]

Embers of Clarity collage Joe Castro

Post #1216 – embers of clarity

Embers of Clarity 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 16.5 inches wide by  14 inches tall and was completed June 2016 Prints […]

Bandolier of Broken Dreams collage art Joe Castro

Post #1215 – the bandolier of broken dreams

The Bandolier of Broken Dreams 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 17.5 inches wide by 15 inches tall and was completed May 2016 […]

Pinky's Out of Jail collage art Joe Castro

Post #1214 – Pinky’s Out Of Jail

Pinky’s Out of Jail 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 12.5 inches tall and was completed May […]

Denik Sketchbook collage Joe Castro

Post #1213 – Denik Sketchbooks

I am very stoked partner with Denik and to have my collage 30Days featured on these limited edition sketchbooks! With every sketchbook sold, a portion of the proceeds goes directly to building schools in West Africa and Guatemala ,via Pencils of Promise and Mali Rising. So please consider purchasing one online or at various independent […]

Downtime interview with artist Joe Castro

Post #1212 – DOWNTIME

Downtime: I was recently interviewed by the Sydney Collage Society about all things collage and art. Please check it out and be sure to follow them on all the various social media outlets. Much respect to all the artists in the SCS and thanks for the love – hopefully I can make it down to […]

The Drain collage art Joe Castro

Post #1211 – The Drain

The Drain 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 and was completed March 2016 Prints and […]

mysterium collage art Joe Castro

Post #1210 – Mysterium

Mysterium 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 14.5 inches high and was completed March 2016 Prints and other […]

society6 six pack with artist Joe Castro

Post #1208 – $35 and a Six Pack to my name…

A special thank you to Society6 for featuring my collage Avalanche as part of their six-pack this week.

hourglass collage Joe Castro

Post #1207 – hourglass

Hourglass 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 15 inches wide by 12 inches tall and was completed in February 2016. The original […]

Toombes web feature on Joe Castro

Post #1206 – Toombes

From Toombees” “He’s one those collage artist whose works you recognize immediately, bold and diverse compositions on a sedated solid color backgrounds.” Many thanks to Niko Vartiainen for featuring some of my collage art work on his brand new site, Toombes.com. Niko is an excellent collage artist as well, and the guts behinds the “Cult […]