Mad Swirl Open Mic : 05.06.20

by on April 26, 2020 :: 0 comments

Here we are, a month later & still in the land of isolation. If you too feel stuck at home & really feeling the need to connect, ain’t nuthin’ s’gonna stop this Mad show from Swirlin’! THIS 1st Wednesday of the May (aka 05.06.20), Mad Swirl will once again whirl up the Swirl and get the Mad mic opened for all …

The Best of Mad Swirl : v2017-2019

by on April 26, 2020 :: 0 comments

Times are tough & money’s tight. You don’t need us to tell you that. We feel you. In tough & tight times some beatific art, poetry & prose can be cathartic to the soul. And since it has NEVER been about the money for us but ALL about spreading the Swirl’n word ’round this Mad mad world, we dropped the …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.25.20

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“I am inspired. Art comes from art.” Cy Twombly ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Flight of the Harlequin – Sharron Ott To see all of Sharron’s moody mixed-media mad collages, as well as our other featured artists (48 in all!), visit Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we bumped against …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.18.20

by on April 19, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Art should be an oasis: a place or refuge from the hardness of life.” Fernando Botero ••• The Mad Gallery ••• The Eagle and the Doves – Sharron Ott To see all of Sharron’s moody mixed-media mad collages, as well as our other featured artists (48 in all!), visit Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.11.20

by on April 12, 2020 :: 0 comments

“It is people’s hearts that move the age.” Herbie Hancock ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Der Schwan! Der Schwan! – Sharron Ott Mad Swirl is thrilled to welcome Sharron Ott to the visual stage with her dark, moody mixed media collage series entitled ‘Saltimbanco.’ The work beautifully captures movement, motion, and with the feature of feathered wings in nearly every …

New Featured Artist : Sharron Ott

by on April 11, 2020 :: 0 comments

Der Schwan! Der Schwan! – Sharron Ott Mad Swirl is thrilled to welcome Sharron Ott to the visual stage with her dark, moody mixed media collage series entitled ‘Saltimbanco.’ The work beautifully captures movement, motion, and with the feature of feathered wings in nearly every piece, a sort of airy lightness amidst the dark. The juxtaposition of whimsy against shadowy, saturated mystery …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.04.20

by on April 5, 2020 :: 0 comments

“All great artists draw from the same resource: the human heart, which tells us that we are all more alike than we are unalike.” Maya Angelou ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Plamás – Alan Murphy With this one, we close out Alan’s feature set in our Mad Gallery. But don’t fret, stay tuned for our next featured artist coming your way …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 04.01.20

by on April 2, 2020 :: 0 comments

If you tuned in to Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Blursday (aka 04.01.20), you witnessed Mad Swirl first! We’ve hosted in all kinds of places in our 16+ years but never before in the electronic ethers! We beamed our cyber line-up straight out into the wide world of webs & straight to your screens. HUGE grats to these …