Featured Artist : Bill Wolak

by on August 14, 2019 :: 0 comments

Seductive As a Moan of Pleasure – Bill Wolak It’s always a pleasure to welcome Bill Wolak back to the Mad Swirl Gallery and this time (his 6th) is no different! The symmetrical works he brings are always quite the treat; sometimes erotic, hairy, grassy and even phallic – but always right up our Mad alley… and with titles like ‘cultivating …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.10.19

by on August 11, 2019 :: 0 comments

“I have no concern for the common man except that he should not be so common.” Angus Wilson ••• The Mad Gallery ••• This Misfit ~Tyler Malone To see ALL of Tyler‘s poignantly poetic photos, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we chafed …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 08.07.19

by on August 11, 2019 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of August (aka 08.07.19) Mad Swirl whirled up our open mic madness! HUGE GRATS & shout out to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirl us up some googily madness! Hosts: Johnny O MH Clay Swirve: Chris Curiel (trumpet) Stefan Gonzalez (drums) Mad Mic Cast: Johnny Olson MH Clay Opalina Salas Chris Zimmerly Victory Carlos …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.03.19

by on August 4, 2019 :: 0 comments

“What we play is life.” Louis Armstrong ••• The Mad Gallery ••• This Misfit ~Tyler Malone To see ALL of Tyler‘s poignantly poetic photos, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we marked the moon with a lotus bloom; we recalled no kinder toward …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.27.19

by on July 28, 2019 :: 0 comments

“What art is, in reality, is this missing link, not the links which exist. It’s not what you see that is art; art is the gap.” Marcel Duchamp ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Secret Handshake ~Tyler Malone To see ALL of Tyler‘s poignantly poetic photos, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 08.07.19

by on July 23, 2019 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl THIS 1st Wednesday of August (aka 08.07.19) as at 8:00 SHARP as we swirl it up at our Mad mic loco home, RUINS! To start us off, Chris Curiel’s Swirve (with special guest Stephan Gonzalez!) will start us off with some Mad musical grooves. After that, join in & share in the Mad Swirl’n festivities. Come to be a …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.20.19

by on July 21, 2019 :: 0 comments

“I know now that there is no one thing that is true – it is all true.” Ernest Hemingway ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Family Portrait ~Tyler Malone To see ALL of Tyler‘s poignantly poetic photos, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.14.19

by on July 14, 2019 :: 0 comments

“All of my words, if not well put nor well taken, are well meant.” Woody Guthrie ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Carry Gravity ~Tyler Malone To see ALL of Tyler‘s poignantly poetic photos, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we fought four fears, …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.06.19

by on July 7, 2019 :: 0 comments

“I am my own muse, the subject I know best.” Frida Kahlo ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Please, Throw Shade ~Tyler Malone To see ALL of Tyler‘s poignantly poetic photos, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we braved winter night to everything …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 07.03.19

by on July 5, 2019 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of July (aka 07.03.19) Mad Swirl whirled up our open mic madness! All you Poet-riots and Creative Conspirators, came to celebrate a revolution, the birth of a nation of free expression! “Yes!” prevailed and “No” vanquished when ALL Y’ALL stood up to be heard; your poems, your songs, your selves in all your Googily-Eyed Glory! HUGE …