The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.20.17

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“My works are an imitation of my own past and present.” ~ Barbara Hepworth ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “LITTLE LAMB” (above) by featured artist Joseph Shepard. To see more of Joseph’s mad collages, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we felt …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.13.17

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“I have begun to think of life as a series of ripples widening out from an original center.” ~ Seamus Heaney ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “MEAT” (above) by featured artist Joseph Shepard. Mad Swirl’s newest featured visual artist, Joseph Shepard, while a bit of a renaissance artist, really wow’d us with his collage work that we just can’t resist …

New Featured Artist : Joseph Shepard

by on May 12, 2017 :: 0 comments

Mad Swirl’s newest featured visual artist, Joseph Shepard, while a bit of a renaissance artist, really wow’d us with his collage work that we just can’t resist sharing. Each collage is incredibly unique and though a bit of a blur when minimized, you can really get lost in them when you look up close. At that point, even, with your …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.07.17

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“Imagination is the eye of the soul.” ~ Joseph Joubert ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “SOAPBOX” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we acquiesced arborially; we perused an apple …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 05.03.17

by on May 4, 2017 :: 1 comment

This past 1st Wednesday of May (aka 05.03.17) Mad Swirl​ kicked off the 2nd Annual Dr. Googily-Eyes Healing Circus & Mad Swirlin’ Medicine Show: Inciting the Rise of YES and the Fall of NO. We YES’d it up in the swirlin’ mad live way that we do every month. Our purpose to invoke positivity was quite successful thanks to all …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.30.17

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“Everything starts as somebody’s daydream.” ~ Larry Niven ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “NORM” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we tippled tea in ecstasy; we shed tears for …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.23.17

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“Caress the detail, the divine detail.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Throb & Ween” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we sojourned in suburban splendor; we indulged …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.16.17

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“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “MOS” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we increased utterance; we made none; …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.09.17

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“Any healthy man can go without food for two days – but not without poetry.” ~ Charles Baudelaire ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Strike!” (above) by featured artist David Ross. Our newest featured artist at Mad Swirl, David Ross, brings us a collection of complicated, chaotic works that we could probably stare at for an entire day. Some pieces have words …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 04.05.17

by on April 8, 2017 :: 0 comments

This 1st Wednesday of April (aka 04.05.17) we swirled it up madly in the live way that we do every month. This month we opened the mic up to all you mad poets, performers and musicians. Here’s a shout out to all who graced us with their words, their songs, their divine madnesses… (click on the pic to get ’em …