Having a Good Mail Art Day

Michelle Casey, Frida Kahlo-inspired collage mail art, 2014

Earlier this year artist Tina Morris (UK) sent me a fabulous package of mail art. It contained several postcard prints of her awesome abstract paintings as well as a Frida Kahlo-inspired collage she’d recently made: a provocative piece in which she skilfully adorned an image of […]

Changing the World, One Collage at a Time

Michelle Casey, "Making a Difference", Mixed Media / Collage, 7.25 x 11 inches, June 2012. Quote inspired by Mohandas K. Gandhi.

Recently, I assisted elementary school teacher Catherine and her grade six students with a collage project. After working throughout the year on a social issues theme with her class, she asked them to […]

Collage Tip #3: Use Literature to Breathe Life into Your Collages

This journal page "Taboo Subjects in Our Home" (December 8 2009) was inspired by my Mary Shelley collage explorations

In October I wrote of how music can be a great tool to inspire your collaging. Similarly, I feel literature can add vibrancy to your collage/mixed media work. […]

My Nick Bantock Collage Postcard Adventure!

Lost Love, Altered Postcard, November 2007

Over the last month, in between preparing for workshops and submissions to galleries, I’ve been doing some research on artist/writer Nick Bantock. This December I hope to submit a postcard for a challenge paying tribute to his Griffin and Sabine trilogy: Griffin and Sabine: An Extraordinary […]