The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.13.22

by on August 14, 2022 :: 0 comments

“Some people never go crazy, What truly horrible lives they must live.“ Charles Bukowski ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Breakup (2) ~ Thomas Riesner 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 …

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 …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.30.22

by on July 31, 2022 :: 1 comment

“The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.“ Henry Moore ••• 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 Best of Mad Swirl : 07.23.22

by on July 24, 2022 :: 0 comments

“Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides.“ Junichiro Tanizaki ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Beyond Delirium ~ 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 Best of Mad Swirl : 07.16.22

by on July 17, 2022 :: 0 comments

“I try for a poetic language that says, This is who we are, where we have been, where we are. This is where we must go. And this is what we must do.“ Mari Evans ••• The Mad Gallery ••• But You Remember Only the First Roses Thrown on Stage ~ Bill Wolak To see all of Bill’s twisted illustrations, as …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.09.22

by on July 10, 2022 :: 0 comments

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” Camille Pissarro ••• The Mad Gallery ••• The Thrill of Nakedness ~ Bill Wolak Mad Swirl is thrilled to bring back one of our favorites, Bill Wolak, to the Mad Gallery with a new batch of madness we think you’ll love just as much as we …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 07.06.22

by on July 8, 2022 :: 0 comments

If you joined Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday of July (aka 07.06.22) 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 …

Featured Artist : Bill Wolak

by on July 7, 2022 :: 0 comments

The Thrill of Nakedness ~ Bill Wolak Mad Swirl is thrilled to bring back one of our favorites, Bill Wolak, to the Mad Gallery with a new batch of madness we think you’ll love just as much as we do! Wolak always manages to swirl the psychedelic with the erotic in such a unique way. Each piece has the strange …