This is an example I made for an Awareness Through Art project I'm doing with life skills, emotional support, and autistic kids at my old school. We're creating an oceanscape to publicize the amount of plastic in the oceans. There will be about 30…
For people who read and enjoy good literature--literary classics or literary contemporary and like to make art about it. Using literature as inspiration for our art. Also for people interested in writing letters about literature. This is also a meeting place for The New Arzamas Literary Circle, which is dedicated to writing creative letters on literary topics. See More
"hey b! plz tell me the stamps didn't come off in transit & u received the camera collage i sent u. i had 2 glue the stamps on w/a different glue than usual b/c on the 1st try, they were peeling off. that envie was also the 1 i…"
This piece to Diana was returned from the P.O. Apparently the robot assigned to check and cancel the stamp could not distinguish that i'd crossed out the previous cancellation and pasted a fresh stamp on. Will do-over.See More
"'Studio' is a bit grand; its an old cow shed on the edge of a village. It has had some renovation but is really too small to be useful and in the wrong place as far as building extensions and suchlike. It was long ago robbed of…"
This weekend I'm reading The World of Marcel Duchamp at the beach. He and DADA have always been an influence and I suspect will become more of one on outgoing mail art after reading this. Kurt Schwitters has also been a motivator for me. Here's a link to some info on him for anyone interested in learning more:Kurt Schwitters Art, Bio, IdeasSee More
DADA WHERE IS DADA ? DADA IS EVERYWHERE ! WHERE IS DADA ? DADA IS LURKING HERE THERE & ... WHERE IS DADA ? DADA IS HIDING BETWEEN YOUR EARS WHERE IS DADA ? DADA IS LYING IN WAIT WAITING ... WAITING ... DADA IS PATIENT FOR OVER ONE HUNDRED YEARS DADA HAS STOOD WHERE IS DADA ? JUST LOOK AROUND YOU ... IF YOU LOOK FOR DADA DADA WILL LOOK FOR YOU ... SHARE YOUR DADA HERE ! POST DADA "ART" SHALL ALSO BE MADE WELCOME DADA DADA DADA ...See More
A group for US members and US friendly members who are interested in discussing mail art related to US postal things, US mail art calls and anything that has to do with US mail artists. Welcome!See More
"I think Richard's point on the card above is well-stated. When teaching photography I often tell my students that it's necessary to take a lot of bad photos in order to make a few good ones. In my painting and mixed media and mail art I…"
I don't enjoy social media and find old school snail mail to be a more genuine experience. In my studio in a barn I make paintings and mixed media of various sizes - many are definitely not mail-able. Robert Rauschenberg and Kurt Schwitters have been big influences, as well as outsider artists William Hawkins Henry Darger. I'm the author of two books, The Zorki Chronicles, a novel, and Crash Burn Love, a photography book, with essays. Had a bunch of exhibits at galleries and been in a few museum group shows, but generally, I hate the art world and have stopped participating. Other info: I read a great deal. Vegan for 35 years. I like to walk around and ride bicycles. Thanks for reading my profile and I look forward to getting to know a lot of new people.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
350 Poplar Valley Road West
This piece to Diana was returned from the P.O. Apparently the robot assigned to check and cancel the stamp could not distinguish that i'd crossed out the previous cancellation and pasted a fresh stamp on. Will do-over.
hey b! plz tell me the stamps didn't come off in transit & u received the camera collage i sent u. i had 2 glue the stamps on w/a different glue than usual b/c on the 1st try, they were peeling off. that envie was also the 1 i couldn’t remember whether or not i put my return address label on, so i hope it’s reached its destination!
welcome bill! do u by chance make any envelope art? i love both making & receiving envies. i have a vintage camera collage idea swirling around in my head & u may b the best person 2 send it 2! plz have a look @ my profile page. best, sam
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