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David Stafford's Discussions

Mail Art Call

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Stafford Jul 14, 2014. 2 Replies

I think I'm going to do a Mail Art Call but I'm not sure what the best way to announce it. What is the preferred protocol?Continue

Best adhesive for collage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kosmo Vinyl Apr 9, 2017. 82 Replies

A friend asks: What's the best adhesive for magazine collage that won't wrinkle the paper? I told him Spray Mount...anybody have any other suggestions?Continue

Collage Materials

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mim Golub Scalin Dec 13, 2011. 47 Replies

20 years ago I came upon a stash of Time Magazines circa 1952. These have followed me around long enough. If anyone wants them and is willing to pay the shipping I'll send them to a good home. (in…Continue

 

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Latest Activity

David Stafford commented on vizma bruns's group Show us your Artspace!!!
"Artspace in late summer. Goldfish coffin provided by Diane Keys."
Sep 20
David Stafford commented on Princess Olivia Mooncake's blog post David Stafford (Santa Fe, NM) Warns: Immunity Not Assured
"Thanks, POM. Sometimes I wonder if we'll survive our software. The algorithm doesn't care if an empire collapses because it assembled all the elements of a good fire. That was the job it was instructed to perform. The humans provide the…"
Sep 20
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"Remembering when a postcard was 1 cent? Wow!"
Sep 14
David Stafford commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post From David Stafford in the USA
"Glad you enjoyed the snacks, Katerina. I got tons o' food."
Sep 4
David Stafford commented on Toni Hanner -- tonipoet's blog post Dave Schulze aka "Dave in the Southwest"
"Schulze, in this instance, is pronounced Stafford. The c, h, u, l, z and e are silent. Bit of linguistic wizardry."
Aug 31
David Stafford commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"Still from "Saving P.O.""
Aug 26
Richard Canard commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"26.08.20 When Presidunce Donald Trump & the new Poostmaster Louis DeJoy manage to come up with a "Penny Postcard" again--- I, for one, will in turn,  gladly Shut-up & immediately order a dozen  "Make America Great…"
Aug 26
Borderline Grafix commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"The Honorable Robert M. Duncan Chairman U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors 475 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W. Room 4012 Washington, D.C. 20260"
Aug 26
David Stafford commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"Good on ya, Mim. (This is an Australian expression brought on from watching entirely too many of the  criterion collection's Aussie New Wave). We've a hidden power when we act in concert. It's like a superpower that can only be…"
Aug 21
Mim Golub Scalin commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"Thank you David. I've posted on Facebook to every mail art group that I'm part of. It's now over yet. But we must keep up the pressure. I wrote a nice-ish not to him at his residence in NC. I showed it on social media - the address.…"
Aug 21
David Stafford commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"Damn. Celebrating too soon has always been my tragic flaw."
Aug 21
David Stafford commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"Looks like our cards did the trick. You see, mail art really can make a difference in this crazy, mixed up world. Big wads of cash is probably still faster but as we all know from the fable, it's the snail who wins the race against hideous…"
Aug 21
Bradford commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"Apparently, protestors have assembled themselves at DeJoy's residence in NW Wash DC: ...some carrying signs that read "Don't mess with the USPS".  Others chanted, "Hey, hey, DeJoy, the US Postal Service is not your…"
Aug 16
Bradford commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"Secretary of the USPS BOG (amazing acronym, huh?) is  Michael J. Elston"
Aug 16
Richard Canard commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"15.08.20 ATTENTION! ATTENTION!! ATTENTION!!!...& this mean you ,my dear, dear fellow, lazy Amerry can (&  maybe even those in other countries--- if you are at all concerned about receiving so-called "Mail Art" from the United…"
Aug 16
Borderline Grafix commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"USPS Board of Governors: Robert M. Duncan     606.298.3511 John M. Barger          626.460.6321 Ron A. Bloom           …"
Aug 15

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Mail-Artist since:
way back
My Website (without http://):
http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=708157238
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Seemed like a good idea at the time....
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
137 Alamo Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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Saving the US Postal System

Posted on July 21, 2020 at 11:04pm 43 Comments

I may be violating a IUOMA policy here but I think it's important for people to realize that the forces of darkness are once again trying to privatize our Postal System, widely regarded as one of America's proudest achievements for a wide variety of reasons.

Check out this paper from In The Public Interest and then consider writing a letter to these…

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COVID 19 and Mail Art

Posted on March 13, 2020 at 9:14pm 34 Comments

I'm not sure anyone has addressed this yet but it has occurred to me that we may all be wondering what the protocols should be.

Here's an informative article that addresses the issue.

Stay Safe

Dave

Happy New Year

Posted on February 1, 2020 at 5:40pm 4 Comments

Here's the pig leaving the building.…

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EPHEMERA Now!

Posted on May 11, 2019 at 10:17pm 0 Comments

It's time again to put out the call to interested ephemeralists and makers of collage. I have more of these old magazines (Mostly women's magazines from the 40s, Ladies Home Journal, The House Beautiful, etc.) that I would like to give away. I also have clipped (what I deem) the usable parts of several of the magazines for those who want to cut to the…

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At 5:50pm on July 14, 2020, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Glad to know that mail art is finally arriving !

...and in today's mail delivery:

that's the "DORIC Column Ministry",ha!

Thank you so much!

At 8:46pm on May 22, 2020, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

At 10:34am on April 18, 2020, Petrolpetal said…
At 12:53pm on April 12, 2020, Petrolpetal said…

mail out- with an explanation for the triple phenomenon!

At 7:58pm on March 21, 2020, Bruno Andrews said…

Got 1 headed your way!

At 11:13am on December 13, 2019, Petrolpetal said…

Hello old friend!

I'll be sending you some mail!

At 3:48pm on May 27, 2019, Lorella said…

HI David !                                                                                                                                   Have you been sending me this beautiful mail art ?

At 3:42pm on May 27, 2019, Lorella said…

At 5:36pm on May 22, 2019, Norma Soulet said…

Happy Birthday, David!

Hope you are having a lovely day!

At 2:47pm on May 22, 2019, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Party time for enchanting David :-)

 
 
 

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