Exciting News from Collage Your World!

Michelle Casey, "Secret Garden", Collage/Mixed Media, 5 x 7 inches, February 2014

I’m excited to share some great news with you. This spring a collage of mine, “Secret Garden” was selected to be published in Lesley Riley’s new book: Inspirational Quotes Illustrated: Art and Words to Motivate!* After admiring and drawing inspiration from her […]

Inner Beauty: Exhibition Update & Photos

Michelle Casey, "Body Talk", Collage/Mixed Media, 8.5 x 6 inches, June 7, 2010 on display at the Heartwood Gallery's "Inner Beauty Show", February 2013

This February 2013, I was been pleased to have been part of Hopewell’s “Inner Beauty” exhibition.

When I created my piece “Body Talk” it was with the hope that it […]

Finding Inspiration on a Wing & a Prayer

Me and my “Fly Girl” (2006) piece which is made up of: antique & magazine fragments, beads, sequins, miniature bottles, metallic glitter, labels, charms, quotes and acrylic paint.

Where does an artist draw inspiration from for their work? I’d say from many sources: life experience; dreams; nightmares; visions; fears; wishes or even their idols… […]

Canadian Gharana Arts Festival Photo Album

Michelle Casey, Canadian Gharana Arts Opening, Ottawa, June 2012

In June I was pleased to participate in a group art exhibition: “Inspirations of India” held by the Canadian Gharana Arts Festival here in Ottawa. The event was a celebration of arts being practiced by Indo-Canadian and Canadian artists alike inspired by India. For three […]

Collage Tip #10: Coffee Table Collage

I’d like to invite you to shake up your collaging by thinking outside the box. Collaging doesn’t necessarily have to involve papers, scissors and glue. You can expand your collage repertoire by layering all kinds of materials. Today I propose we collage with books! Fiction or non-fiction. It doesn’t matter; the only tools you’ll need […]

April Showers Bring… My New Mini Book Portfolio!

Mini Book for Elaine, Collage / Mixed Media, 5 x 7 inches per page, 2011

As promised in my spring newsletter, I’ve just posted a new portfolio of a few mini books I made last year. It includes a couple of the books whose stories (Kevin’s and Gillian’s) I’ve shared with you already and […]

My Valentine’s Day Collage Mini Book

Valentine’s Mini Book (Cover), Collage/Mixed Media, 3.5 x 10 inches, February 2011.

Valentine’s Mini Book (Inside), Collage/Mixed Media, 3.5 x 10 inches, February 2011. Text: Panel 2: “here’s a photo of us”; Panel 3: “filling the space”; “between the stars”; “so bright and constant”.

Valentine’s Day is approaching and I thought instead of […]