November 29, 2023
March 14, 2024
Psychological Effect, 2023
Collage and ink on vintage paper, 8.5 x 11 in.

Ace Alamillo's practice is characterized by a palette that includes aged, archival materials, deconstructed text, and photographs, all integrated with ink to form compositions reminiscent of schematics. His works, distinguished by directional lines that guide the viewer, evoke a sense of movement and draw the eye through the artwork. They suggest blueprints of a post-apocalyptic world, where Alamillo masterfully blends the abstract with the real, illustrating a fusion of order and chaos.

A Shadow Play, 2023
Collage and ink on vintage paper, 8.5 x 11 in.

Utilizing few available materials inside four walls is a catalyst in the formation of my so-called "Cryptic Mess". Derelict materials and dust are essential in my work, forming an atmosphere of decay. I delve into abstraction; thus disrupting beauty and fascination.

Conventional Boundaries, 2023
Collage and ink on vintage paper, 8.5 x 11 in.

There are new discoveries in every page turned; lost in every page cut and torn; and legacies that will be glued on forever.

Developmental Differences, 2023
Collage and ink on vintage paper, 8.5 x 11 in.

Devise a Strategy to Disintegrate, 2023
Collage and ink on vintage paper, 8.5 x 11 in.

Every physical substance can be a collage component, there are no limitations on what can be nailed together. "Empty what is full, fill what is empty, scratch where it itches."

Exterior & Interior Work, 2023
Collage and ink on vintage paper, 8.5 x 11 in.

I've always been captivated by the so-called: "Aesthetically Unpleasing" images, gathering them from old books and magazines. Experimenting on old and monochromatic materials has no boundaries.

Hatred Towards a New Enemy, 2023
Collage and ink on vintage paper, 8.5 x 11 in.

Ace Alamillo was born in 1995 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan Island. He is currently based in the Philippines.

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For Your Viewing Pleasure

An additional selection of works by artists we have our eyes on.

Cecil Touchon (b. 1956) is a painter, performance artist, collector, draftsman, photographer, and curator. But it is through his collage work that he has made his most lasting mark. His collages are the seeds that grow into his other practices. They have influenced the work of countless artists and designers such as Rai Kawakubo who featured their collaboration in the Comme des Garçons Fall men’s collection 2019.

Petra Zehner is a German-born graphic artist and photographer based in Paris, France. She works with found images and media as well as her own photographs to create minimalistic mixed media collages and illustrations.

Aaron Beebe creates brash collages by tearing up vintage ads, utilizing a nostalgic palette of muted colors. The typography of the original ads is deconstructed and reassembled, resulting in a compelling representation of a bygone era. Beebe's collages offer a reflection on how advertising has influenced our society and culture.

Anne Misfeldt is a collage artist who lives and works in Aarhus, Denmark.

Mac Premo (b. 1973), is an artist, filmmaker, and commercial director. Mac’s films have exhibited in film festivals worldwide, and his art has exhibited in galleries and museums in New York, Los Angeles, Belfast, London, Florida and MoMA PS1 in Queens.

Out and About

How and where to engage with collage in the world around us.
What to watch, read, and experience, as curated by the Collé team.


Tender by Carla Williams

TBW Books is pleased to present Tender, the first monograph by artist Carla Williams. Made in private between 1984 and 1999 and kept mostly to herself for more than thirty years, the images in Tender comprise a complete, personal self-portrait of a young, queer, Black woman intimately exploring the realm of her own possibility.


Andrew Brischler at Gavlak

GAVLAK Palm Beach is proud to announce Self Portraits, an exhibition of ten new works by Andrew Brischler, on view November 22 – December 17, 2023. An opening reception will take place on December 2, from 5–7 pm.


Loving by Loving

Loving is the musical collaboration of David Parry, Lucas Henderson and Jesse Henderson. The band formed by way of a long-distance recording project (Victoria – Toronto) that resulted in the creation of their debut self-titled EP. After the unexpected embrace of this work, the band reconvened in Victoria, BC to begin playing live shows and work on new material.