The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.22.20

by on February 23, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change.” Barbara Januszkiewicz ••• The Mad Gallery ••• ”Victim” ~ Nawwar Morelli To see all of Nawwar’s mind bending works, as well as our other featured artists (47 in all!), visit Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we pined no more for mother, tree, or ocean …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.15.20

by on February 16, 2020 :: 0 comments

“I think that art has the ability to capture people’s imaginations and make them think that more is possible.” Shepard Fairey ••• The Mad Gallery ••• ”Snow” ~ Nawwar Morelli To see all of Nawwar’s mind bending works, as well as our other featured artists (47 in all!), visit Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.08.20

by on February 9, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Good art in general aspires to something, as a good painting aspires to something, almost spiritual or holy.” Gerhard Richter ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Cain ~ Nawwar Morelli To see all of Nawwar’s mind bending works, as well as our other featured artists (47 in all!), visit Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 02.05.20

by on February 6, 2020 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.02.20) Mad Swirl whirled up our open mic madness! Once again we did our thang at the historic Top Ten Records! HUGE GRATS to TTR for opening their arms to us Mad ones & shout out to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirl us up some googily madness! Here’s the …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.01.20

by on February 2, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Perhaps the mission of an artist is to interpret beauty to people – the beauty within themselves.” Langston Hughes ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Ecstasy ~ Nawwar Morelli To see all of Nawwar’s mind bending works, as well as our other featured artists (47 in all!), visit Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 02.05.20

by on January 26, 2020 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl Open Mic THE 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.05.20) at 8:00 SHARP as we swirl it up at once again at Top Ten Records! To kick things off, Swirve (Chris Curiel- trumpet/Tamitha Curiel – vocals) will start us off with some Mad musical grooves. After that, hosts Johnny O & MH Clay will invite all y’all to join …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.25.20

by on January 26, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.” Virginia Woolf ••• The Mad Gallery ••• The Mad Juju ~ Nawwar Morelli Mad Swirl welcomes Latakia-based artist, Nawwar Morelli, to our visual ‘stage’ and boy, are we excited to do so! With bendy limbed, exaggerated and deformed subjects, splashes and splatters of pleasing palettes and moody …

New Featured Artist: Nawwar Morelli

by on January 25, 2020 :: 0 comments

The Mad Juju – Nawwar Morelli Mad Swirl welcomes Latakia-based artist, Nawwar Morelli, to our visual ‘stage’ and boy, are we excited to do so!With bendy limbed, exaggerated and deformed subjects, splashes and splatters of pleasing palettes and moody faces galore, we found ourselves instantly drawn into Morelli’s work. Morelli’s art is mad in just the way we like and we’re sure it’s …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.18.20

by on January 19, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.” Edgar Allan Poe ••• The Mad Gallery ••• The Dog that Didn’t Bark ~ Alan Gann With this one we close out Alan’s feature run in our Mad Gallery. But don’t you fret, we will have a new artist to feature next week! Until then… …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.11.20

by on January 12, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Art is all in the details.” Christian Marclay ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Fighting for Peace ~ Alan Gann Check out ALL of Alan’s social-commentary collages, as well as our other featured artists (46 total!) at our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we longed to fill the hollow left by …