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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 […]

We Are Obsessed With Our Own Disappearance collage Joe Castro

Post #1205 – We Are Obsessed with Our Own Disappearance

We Are Obsessed with Our Own Disappearance 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 18.5 inches tall and was completed […]

Avalanche collage Joe Castro

Post #1204 – Avalanche

Avalanche 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 15 inches tall and was completed January 2016. Prints and other merchandise […]

Poetic Logic group collage exhibit

Post #1203 – Poetic Logic

Very excited to have my collage Genetically Modified Visual Stimuli included in Poetic Logic, a juried group show at the Sweetwater Center for the Arts, focusing on collage and assemblage.  The show opens Saturday January 15 and runs until February 26, 2016. 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143 – make the trek if you can. […]

Silkscreen poster for Madalean Gauze

Post #1200 – Madalean Gauze

Very excited about this one – here’s a poster I designed for Philadelphia singer/songwriter Madalean Gauze, for her upcoming show at Boot and Saddle in Philly, to celebrate the release of her excellent new album, Sing.  To be honest, when she first reached out to me, I was completely unfamiliar with her music and somewhat […]

Pisces collage by artist Joe Castro

Post #1199 – Pisces

Pisces is a cut paper collage using images taken primarily from vintage magazines and other ephemera and hand cut with an xacto knife and dry adhered to paper with a gel medium. This is from my series of 12 collages based on the signs of the zodiac, that was created for Glamour Magazine Germany’s Januar […]

Scorpio collage by Joe Castro

Post #1198 – Scorpio

Scorpio is a cut paper collage using images taken from vintage magazines and other ephemera that are then handcut with an xacto knife and dry adhered to paper using a gel medium and augmented with gouache. This is from my series of 12 collages based on the signs of the zodiac, that was created for […]

Award Joe Castro National Collage Society

Post #1194 – Award from National Collage Society’s 31st Annual Juried Show

I was very surprised/humbled to receive an award in mail this week from the National Collage Society – I had previously received notification that my collage Night Shifting Shadows had been selected for inclusion in their 2015 Juried Show but had no idea it was also one of 11 collages given an award from guest […]

When Last I Saw Henry collage

Post #1192 – When Last I Saw Henry

When Last I Saw Henry is a piece of cut paper collage art using images taken from vintage magazines and other ephemera that are handcut with an xacto knife then dry adhered to paper using a gel medium. The original is roughly 18.5? wide by 18.5? high and it was completed September 2015. It was […]

Totem for the soul of America

Post #1191 – Totem (for the soul of America)

Totem (for the soul of America) 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 then dry adhered to paper using a gel medium. The original is roughly 11? wide by 18.5? high and was completed in October 2015. […]