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50/50 collage book Joe Castro

Post #1151 – the 50/50 book

I am very excited to have my collage Constant Illuminations chosen to be included in the new book, 50/50, which features 50 collage artists from around the world and was curated/published by Collage Collective Co. and Hanker Magazine in Australia.  The book is out now and available for viewing/purchasing online via Blurb – click here […]

The jackal collage Joe Castro

Post #1150 – The Jackal

The Jackal  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 20 inches high and was completed May 2014. Prints and […]

The Finish Line Joe Castro

Post #1145 – The Finish Line

The Finish Line 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 20 inches wide by 15 inches high and was completed March 2014. Prints […]

sodapoprocks collage Joe Castro

Post #1144 – sodapoprocks

sodapoprocks  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 20 inches wide by 15 inches high and was completed March 2014. Prints and other […]

Age of Collage group showsJoe Castro

Post #1143 – Upcoming shows

As some of you may have heard, I’m participating in a couple of group shows in the next few months: First up is The Age of Collage at Feinkunst Krüger in Hamburg, Germany, which runs from March 9-29.  This exhibit features artists from the Gestalten book of the same name (Linder Sterling, Dennis Busch, Charles […]

Like a cloud, split open Joe Castro

Post #1142 – Like a cloud, split open

Like a cloud, split open 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 20 inches wide by 17.5 inches high and was completed February […]

Post #1141 – Weird Show interview

“You can’t escape the fact that collage is basically a collaboration between the people who created the source materials (photographers, artists, printers, etc) and the person who’s holding the knife. Destroy and rebuild.” I recently did an interview about my collage work with the good folks over at The Weird Show –  click here to […]

Shackles collage Joe Castro

Post #1140 – Shackles

Shackles 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 21 inches wide by 16 inches high and was completed January 2014. Prints and other products […]

The Bones in the Cave collage Joe Castro

Post #1138 – The Bones in the Caves

The Bones in the Caves 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 by 15 inches high and was completed January […]

Collart 3 zine collage Joe Castro

Post #1137 – Collart #3

Straight from Brazil, the latest issue of the indie collage zine Collart  just dropped and it’s damn impressive. Lots of incredible work in there with a wide range of original styles. I’m very honored to have my collage artwork included along side Musta Fior, Kin Jim, Javier Serna, Remi Faure, Paz Brarda, Magda Dudziak, Alice […]

Faith is Torment artist Joe Castro

Post #1135 – Faith is Torment

Thank you to Jason Jose and all the people behind the Faith is Torment art website for featuring a few of my collages on their excellent art and graphic design blog, faithistorment.com. Click here to check out the post.  His site is full of inspiring pieces of artwork, in many different styles, so definitely spend […]

For Everything Unwritten collage Joe Castro

Post #1134 – For Everything Unwritten

For Everything Unwritten 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 23 inches wide by 18 inches high and was completed November 2013. Prints […]