Featured Artist : Thomas Riesner

by on August 11, 2022 :: 0 comments

Mad Swirl is proud to showcase another batch of wonderfully weird art from Thomas Riesner. Like some sort of fever dream cave drawings, Thomas’ pieces capture an intensity, mystery, horror and beauty, all at once, and manage to have a sort of ancient energy to them, like they’re telling us something we might’ve missed. Their expressive eyes say a lot …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.06.22

by on August 7, 2022 :: 0 comments

“I am a part of all that I have met.“ Alfred Lord Tennyson ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Still Dizzy from Kisses and Wine ~ Bill Wolak To see all of Bill’s twisted illustrations, as well as our other resident artists (50+ and counting!) take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This past week on …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 08.03.22

by on August 4, 2022 :: 0 comments

If you joined Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday of August (aka 08.03.22) at our OC home, Barbara’s Pavillion, then you know that once again whirl’d up the Swirl and got the Mad mic opened for all you Mad ones out there! Here’s a shout out to all who graced our stage (both live & virtual) with your …