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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 […]

National Collage Society Joe Castro

Post #1133 – National Collage Society 29th Juried Exhibition

Very excited and honored to learn that both of my collages we selected for inclusion in the National Collage Society’s 29th Annual Juried Exhibition.  This year, there were 426 entries from six different countries (United States, Croatia, Italy, Hungary, Canada and France) and 90 were selected.  My two pieces in the show are Congratulations, You […]

Artist Catalogue 2013 Joe Castro

Post #1131 – Artist Catalogue 2013 Complete Volume Book

The folks behind the Artist Catalogue are releasing a limited edition perfect bound book featuring all four issues published this past year, including Fall 2013 which featured my collage work as well as an interview.  The book is $34.95 plus $5.95 shipping and are only available for order until October 21,2013 so don’t sleep on […]

Post #1130 – Constant Illuminations

Constant Illuminations 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 14 inches high and was completed October 2013. Prints and […]