David Stafford
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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 Opp Jun 18, 2015. 33 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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Borderline Grafix commented on David Stafford's blog post Diane Arbus
"Sly dogs and illusionists"
Saturday
David Stafford commented on David Stafford's blog post Diane Arbus
"She's a powerhouse, Katrina."
Saturday
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on David Stafford's blog post Diane Arbus
"Wow...93 and going strong!"
Saturday
David Stafford posted a blog post

Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus sent me this cool "HEADLINES SCREAMED" collage, all pasted on a repurposed pizza box which is soooo Diane. She's now 93 and spry as an elderly chicken. For the past several years she's been working at the Hill Country Barbecue in Manhattan where she runs the register and has a quip for every patron. (Mine was…See More
Saturday
David Stafford commented on Jay Block's blog post A Cold One from David
"Thanks for blogging, Jay. Richard, funny you should say that… "
Saturday
David Stafford commented on Ruud Janssen's group Ask Anything
"Joe Brainard, the artist, did several works featuring Nancy but I'm not sure how that relates to mail art."
Thursday
David Stafford commented on Gü's blog post Mystery mail art today...
" Here it is in its "developed" form. Kinda looks like Kate Moss. Sorta. Kinda. Not really. "
Jul 28
David Stafford commented on Gü's blog post Mystery mail art today...
"You're welcome, Gina. That's Kate Moss though there's no way in hell you'd recognize her. Thank you both for your kind words. "
Jul 27
David Stafford commented on Gü's blog post Mystery mail art today...
"Yes...I did that "
Jul 27
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on David Stafford's blog post Linda and Carina and Jay
"So we just need to change the words to the song to "Big Ape no cry, da da da    da, Big Ape No Cry" "Said, said, said I remember when I used to play music.   In the government yard in…"
Jul 21
David Stafford commented on David Stafford's blog post Linda and Carina and Jay
"You're welcome."
Jul 20
Carina commented on David Stafford's blog post Linda and Carina and Jay
"Thanks for the wonderful blog, David!"
Jul 20
David Stafford posted blog posts
Jul 20
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on David Stafford's blog post Dkult Boekie
"FAB boekie!"
Jul 19
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on David Stafford's blog post Dkult Boekie
"I see a new best seller here.  It's wonderful.  Thanks for blogging.  We wouldn't want to have missed it.  Bravo to all involved."
Jul 19
David Stafford left a comment for Petrolpetal
"Looking forward with great expectation. "
Jul 10

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Mail-Artist since:
way back
My Website:
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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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Diane Arbus

Posted on August 20, 2016 at 6:56am 3 Comments

Diane Arbus sent me this cool "HEADLINES SCREAMED" collage, all pasted on a repurposed pizza box which is soooo Diane. She's now 93 and spry as an elderly chicken. For the past several years she's been working at the Hill Country Barbecue in Manhattan where she runs the register and has a quip for…

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Linda and Carina and Jay

Posted on July 20, 2016 at 2:31am 3 Comments

So many people have sent me so many things that, in order to catch up, we'll have to work right through the Republican Convention. I hope that's okay with most of you. Sometimes you have make sacrifices. So Linda has sent me many many things since I departed for California and now upon my return.…

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Dkult Boekie

Posted on July 19, 2016 at 4:58am 2 Comments

At last the story can be told. I received this complicated boekie that purports to be part of my backpages, the missing Rodeo Years. The boekie itself is a wonderment of found materials including an old kerchief of mine. (see blue thingie above)…

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Mason Keys: His First Foray into Mail Art

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 9:15pm 9 Comments

One of the primary directives of the mail art clan is to be helpful to struggling young mail artists. I think you can see that Mason falls under the category of at least one of those things if not three. Certainly he has struggled initially to learn the basics: how to address an envelope, for…

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At 5:06pm on July 10, 2016, Petrolpetal said…

x-rated mail on its way to you!

At 1:24am on June 20, 2016, TIZIANA BARACCHI said…
At 11:11pm on June 17, 2016, Matthew Stolte said…

DS: I made an inquiry about the Stolte family you asked about awhile back - my Father says sorry, probably a different line. 

At 5:48pm on May 21, 2016, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Thanks for the bunny-gals :-)

and ALL that you sent ...

blogged here:

At 7:26pm on May 2, 2016, Petrolpetal said…

hehehe ... you don't even need to sign your work and I know it's you!

Mail out!

At 9:27am on February 24, 2016, TIZIANA BARACCHI said…
At 11:19am on February 15, 2016, Carlos I. Botana said…

MAILART PROJECT

Las Meninas by Diego Velázquez
Size: Free
Technique: Free
Deadline: August 15, 2016
Exhibition: September, 2016
No sales. No jury. No return
The work is publisehed in the "blog": mailartlasmeninasdecanido.blogspot.com
Send your work to:
Carlos I. Botana
C/. Javier López López
Nº 11 - portal 2 - 3º E
15009 - A Coruña - Spain
At 1:26am on January 17, 2016, TIZIANA BARACCHI said…
At 8:58pm on January 10, 2016, Bumblebee Cee said…

Hi David!  I received your package the other day and I cannot express enough how absolutely thrilled I am by all the amazing stuff in my bundle - I am buzzing with inspiration! Thank you so much and Happy New Year to you!

At 8:51pm on December 28, 2015, stripygoose said…
 
 
 

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