The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.28.20

by on November 29, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Art is the skin of the soul.” Alex Grey ••• The Mad Gallery ••• what do you see? – Madelyn Olson To see more of Maddi’s mad new cast of diverse characters & canvases, as well as our other former featured artists (51 in total) at Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 12.02.20

by on November 24, 2020 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl Open Mic THIS 1st Wednesday of the December (aka 12.02.20), as we once again whirl up the Swirl VIRTUALLY, opening the mic for all you Mad ones out there! Maximizing the powers of technology & broadcasting from Big D & blastin’ off into the interwebs! Starting at 7:30pm (CST), join hosts Johnny O & MH Clay, along …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.21.20

by on November 22, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Be faithful to that which exists within yourself” André Gide ••• The Mad Gallery ••• laugh louder – Madelyn Olson To see more of Maddi’s mad new cast of diverse characters & canvases, as well as our other former featured artists (51 in total) at Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we …

Mad Swirl Merch Holidaze Sale

by on November 21, 2020 :: 0 comments

Extra! Extra! Read ALL about it! Mad Swirl Merch available just in time for the holidaze! The whole mad swirl of merch begins right here, at our online store! If you haven’t already got yourself some mad threads to sport, then you’ve come to the right post. What’s new? Mad Facemasks!, Neck Gaiters!, Zipped Hoodies!, Fun Socks! We still have …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.14.20

by on November 15, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Every day I discover even more beautiful things. It is intoxicating me, and I want to paint it all – my head is bursting” Claude Monet ••• The Mad Gallery ••• mood swings – Madelyn Olson Mad Swirl is proud to once again feature the colorfully disturbing and beautiful works of Madelyn Olson. If the name is familiar maybe it’s because you’ve …

New Featured Artist: Madelyn Olson

by on November 9, 2020 :: 0 comments

Mad Swirl is proud to once again feature the colorfully disturbing and beautiful works of Madelyn Olson. If the name is familiar maybe it’s because you’ve seen Madelyn’s name from her visual editorial comments right here in this very land of the Mad Gallery. Others might know her as the prolific artist who is dazzling the world with her canvases …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.07.20

by on November 8, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Live to the point of tears.” Albert Camus Thru the years I’ve worn a few hats at Mad Swirl (goin’ on our 21st!). My fave hat, by far, is designing the flyers for our open mic! For our November open mic we celebrated our 16th year of swirlin’ up our live madness. To commemorate that sweet birthday, I gathered together …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 11.04.20

by on November 5, 2020 :: 0 comments

If you tuned in to Mad Swirl Open Mic​ this past 1st Wednesday (aka 11.04.20), Mad Swirl Open Mic once again virtually whirled up the Swirl and got the Mad mic opened for all you Mad ones out there! This month we Swirlabrated 16 YEARS of open mic madness, beaming our mad confab straight out into the wide world of …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.31.20

by on November 1, 2020 :: 0 comments

“What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.“ John Keats fmt4549 – Patty Paine With this one we close out Patty’s featured run. Stay tuned for a new canvases to color our Gallery walls real soon! See all of Patty’s neat beat collages and trippy digital works, as well as our other former featured artists (50 in total) at Mad …