“Urban Walls”: Joyce Hill at gallery 6 pdx, Portland

3 May-2 June 2013

Joyce Hill’s collage is richly layered with materials including photographs, texts, acrylic paint, and found bits of urban decay. She creates a sense of energy tinged with an urban loneliness while she deftly manipulates both composition and subject matter.

“The Other Kind”: Tony Fitzpatrick at Pierogi

26 April-26 May 2013

American artist Tony Fitzpatrick is a passionate storyteller conveying his tales across multiple media: as a playwright, a stage and film performer, a radio personality, and as a visual artist through his drawing collages and etchings. “The Other Kind” is Fitzpatrick’s fifth solo show at Pierogi.

James Gortner: “The Lovers” at Lyons Wier Gallery

2 May-1 June 2013

For the last two years, James Gortner has been developing a series of paintings based on his relationship with photographer Carolina Palmgren, the symbolism found in the Tarot, and his theories on artistic production. He starts with a constructed composition of other artists’ original works and paints on it.

Issue 4: Evolving Collage

Contents

Kolaj editor Benoit Depelteau reflects on the magazine’s first year.

Veeranganakumari Solanki profiles the magical realism of Manjunath Kamath.

Cory Peeke tells us all about collage on Tumblr.

Shane De Lange profiles a South African artist.

Paul Bright reports on collage at Volta NY and The Armory Show.

Nikki Soppelsa shows us her studio.

And much, much more