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Sirens Simply Vanished collage by Joe Castro

Post#1174 – The Sirens Simply Vanished

The Sirens Simply Vanished 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 inches wide by 20 inches high and was completed December 2014. […]

FABA collage Magazine issue 2

Post #1173 – FABA Collage Mag

I was very excited to receive my copy of FABA Collage Mag #2 in the mail yesterday, which includes two brand new collages I contributed (Bloodfire and The Sirens Simply Vanished) as well as short interviews about each piece and a photo of my studio space. I don’t think many people know this, but FABA […]

GQ Style Los Angeles designer collage

Post #1172 – Los Angeles Designers (GQ Style Germany)

I recently completed another digital collage for GQ Style magazine (Germany) – this one was for an article about Los Angeles based fashion designers.  The issue (Spring 2015) is out now so grab one if you see it.   Save

genetically modified visual stimuli collage Joe Castro

Post #1171 – Genetically modified visual stimuli

Genetically Modified Visual Stimuli 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 10″ x 14″ and was completed March 2015 Prints and other merchandise are available […]

Young Wonder Intergalactic

Post #1168 – Young Wonder/Intergalactic

I am excited to announce that I have been working with Irish electro-pop duo Young Wonder to create some collage cover art for their upcoming debut album & subsequent single releases.  First up is Intergalactic, a heavenly slice of electronic pop ear candy (but don’t take my word for it – listen below) which dropped […]

upperhand collage Joe Castro

Post #1167 – Upperhand (Z2A)

I was very honored to contribute a collage to the new book Z2A (Benzene Editions), which features 26 collage artists reinterpreting the alphabet. My contribution (for the letter “U”) is entitled Upperhand.  It is a piece of cut paper collage art using images taken from vintage magazines and other ephemera that are hand cut with […]

night shifting shadows collage Joe Castro

Post #1166 – night shifting shadows

Night shifting shadows 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 12inches high and was completed February 2015. Prints and other […]

Tequila Diamonds collage Joe Castro

Post #1165 – Tequila Diamonds

Tequila Diamonds 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 17 inches high and was completed January 2015. Prints and […]

The Light That Failed collage Joe Castro

Post #1164 – The Light That Failed

The Light That Failed 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 January 2015 […]

Joe Castro art studio

Post #1163 – Happy New Year

Happy New Year (belated) everyone.  Sorry for being incommunicado the past few months – I hope 2015’s been treating you well. As usual, lots of things cooking here art-wise  – besides traveling for shows and working on a number of album covers, I was recently asked to contribute a new collage for an upcoming book, Z2A, […]

Joe Castro art shows Denver Leeds

Post #1162 – Shows in Denver and Leeds

I’m writing from the cafe car of the number 43 train, leisurely sipping black coffee and heading west from Philadelphia to (eventually) Denver, Colorado.  I have 2 group art shows coming up this week – both I’m equally excited about – that I wanted to share with you: The first, entitled Subterraneans, is at Leeds […]

Mékanik Copulaire issue 7

Post #1161 – Mékanik Copulaire #7

I am honored to have 2 collages included in the latest issue of Mékanik Copulaire zine out of France.  Issue #7 also features work by John Whitlock, William Crump, Arturo Medrano, Catalina Schliebener Infame Cless, Emidio Bernardone and many more great artists. Thank you Bill Noir for including me.  The zine is high quality, 92 […]