Collage

UPDATE: I have a show up right now at Radio Room until Nov 24th. Details here about “Paste Eater.”

I’ve been doing word collages for a long time but only recently started using manipulated-by-hand images (from old magazines and books) and have become more serious about it. I’m still learning and exploring but wanted to share some of these first attempts with you. This page will have links to collages published on websites as well as some unpublished ones. My hope is to publish a book of them.

I started doing a bi-weekly collage “column” for The Rumpus in 2014. It’s called PAPER TRUMPETS. You can read my interview on HTMLGIANT about it. So excited to be doing this.

UPDATE: I sell prints and various other things with my collages on them at my Society 6 page.

In January of 2015, I had my first big solo show at Powell’s called Rookie Season. I made a limited edition zine to go with it.

rookie season

On top of that, I’ve been co-hosting (with A.M. O’Malley and Lesley Harper) an “Open Collage Night” every 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Independent Publishing Resource Center. Come on out and collage with a bunch of other cut-and-paste fanatics!

Marigold Sea

Tricky Dick Fish

Landlords

MidnightCatboys

Grave Discomfort

New Subversion

FinallyAlive

Payday9 Crybaby

ServedFrogs

NeedHelp1

The Launch

Matador Ali

Blackout_Magic_Crystal

Katherine's Part

Anonymous Light

Night Disorder

EarHead

ExclamationPoint

WeAteTheirWars

Cougar_Cave

Sex_Pill

DontDont

Sniffle-proof

Between

Observing_Lava

Swallow_The_Bed

Daddy_FleesEinstein_Sandwich

RememberShine

Flock

Collaboration with Michael Tunk

Collaboration with Michael Tunk

Here are some links to other collage artists that I greatly admire:

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  6. I urge you to check out this PDX collage artists’ work and blog.
    http://kcascell.com/

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