Nancy Bell Scott
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  • South Portland, ME
  • United States
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Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Can Trashpo Endure in a Green World? Cor Reijn (Zaandam, Netherlands)
"Profound question in this piece. Can the answer be yes? There likely will always be wind through the streets and people dropping things accidentally or on purpose, unless humanity itself gets outlawed. Which might still happen. I've been afraid…"
Friday
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Secret Masters of Add & Pass: Sticker Dude, Jon Foster, Ed Giecek, Fleur Helsingor, Debra Mulnick
"This history info from several IUOMA mail artists is wonderful, and I'm appreciating everyone's input and perspectives, including the various categories of boekies and thoughts on them. Have to admit, I was pretty bad at history in school…"
Jul 11
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Sabrina S's blog post Common sight in Lapland
"You are lucky, Sabrina, and thanks."
Jul 11
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"It's amazing I never saw the term "pansemic" before. Google just now listed tons of links to follow, so this week's reading is laid out for me. I too think Leftwich is brilliant and remember his being credited by you and DK for…"
Jul 8
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"The works posted in Photos by mail art veteran Jim Leftwich (decomposition + trashpo pieces) in Nov 2008 are really a wonder to behold, and asemically compelling. I'd never seen them before! Tonight they're on pages 6189-6190, but the…"
Jul 8
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Jayne Barket Lyons's blog post From: Mark Rossmiller, a.k.a. Moan Lisa (0125-0619)
"Thanks all for the links, info, photos--I'm about dying of nostalgia here, but enjoy it thoroughly. Kat, it's great you found the shoes blog, saving me at least an hour of searching! Here's a photo from 2 days ago of the inside-lid of…"
Jul 1
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Jayne Barket Lyons's blog post From: Mark Rossmiller, a.k.a. Moan Lisa (0125-0619)
"Oh Kat, I just spent an incredibly hysterical hour reading every word of those 2 blogs, and remembered the Dean saw blog but had never seen the Erni-Bifidus cheese one. Fantastic! (That was a few weeks before I joined.) All three are sorely missed.…"
Jun 28
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Jayne Barket Lyons's blog post From: Mark Rossmiller, a.k.a. Moan Lisa (0125-0619)
"Great question, Jayne, and very nice blog. I've not been around long enough to bring in pre-2011 mail art history, but here are a few of many favorites on-the-wonderfully-surprising-side sent to me since then: From David Stafford (New Mexico):…"
Jun 27
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Collab Book by Patrizia Tic Tac (Germany) & Serse Luigetti (Italy) + Lotsa Solo Tic Tac
"Great and thought-provoking work from Tic Tac as always -- I love her -- and with Luigetti this time too. Many thanks for posting.    "
Jun 27
Nancy Bell Scott joined Ruud Janssen's group
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Carlo Pittore (1943-2005)

Carlo Pittore (Charles Stanley) 1943-2005 Carlo Pittore (b. Charles Stanley, 1943-2005) was a prolific painter and internationally renowned mail artist who lived and worked in New York City, Southern Italy, and Bowdoinham, Maine. Over the course of his 40-year career Pittore created a prodigious body of work, adding his unique vision to the American figurative tradition. A pioneer of the mail art movement in the 1970s, he contributed pieces to over 1,000 mail art exhibitions and corresponded…See More
Jun 24
Jayne Barket Lyons commented on Nancy Bell Scott's status
"Awesome, Nancy! Sending something your way soon!"
Jun 4
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's photo
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Mail art by Nancy Bell Scott (South Portland, Maine, USA)

"Ha ha, Bradford, a truly original remark. I packed this thing up but then let it sit here for a few weeks, wondering if I felt like being arrested. The answer was no, but I took the chance anyway. DVS was warned ahead of time in case he didn't…"
Jun 4
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Arte ala Carte sent rubber stamps!
"Kat, this probably won't surprise you, but I really love what the rain did to this packet (inside and out) and am very glad you posted it. Another happy accident ..."
Jun 4
Mary J. Grellner left a comment for Nancy Bell Scott
"Dear Nancy: Thanks you for your response, and we look forward to your donation.  We are going to start an Art Association for our community and want to have kids classes this summer, so the sale of any type of art will help our…"
May 29
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Mary J. Grellner's blog post NEED YOUR HELP
"The thing is, many non-mail-art pieces populate my studio, and I like hearing of art organizations forming. I'll be happy to contribute, Mary; you'll hear from me soon."
May 29
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Asemic Readymade by Nancy Bell Scott (South Portland, Maine, USA)
"Thank you for this very nice and thought-provoking blog, DVS; and for your kind comment, Jayne--I'm glad to see your postings in the asemic group. Yes, DK, and Cheryl Penn + all you asemic types at IUOMA, have been hugely inspirational to me.…"
May 29

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Mail-Artist since:
2011 at the latest. By the way, please no add+pass. It's great, but procrastination means I fail, others and myself.
My Website (without http://):
http://nancybellscott.wordpress.com
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Woke up one morning and there it was, in my DNA.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
47 Parrott St, South Portland ME 04106, USA

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At 11:02pm on May 29, 2019, Mary J. Grellner said…

Dear Nancy:

Thanks you for your response, and we look forward to your donation.  We are going to start an Art Association for our community and want to have kids classes this summer, so the sale of any type of art will help our cause.

Cheers,

Mary J. Grellner

At 3:10pm on December 16, 2018, xx Jones said…
At 9:53am on December 13, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Oh, beautiful art work!

Thank you so much, Nancy,

and see the blog:

At 9:27am on October 15, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

...a bit belated...Happy, Happy xxx

At 11:23pm on October 11, 2018, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Happy Birthday! Celebrate your mail art DNA!

At 8:03pm on October 11, 2018, Norma Soulet said…

Happy Birthday, Nancy!

Hope you are having a lovely creative day!

Hugs

At 6:48pm on August 24, 2018, Diana Hale said…

Thank you for your kind words regarding The Mail Art Experiment.  The artists get all of the credit, they sent such beautiful work.

At 10:11am on August 6, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Beautiful art and asemics!

many thanks xxx

see:

At 7:04pm on June 14, 2018, carl baker said…

nancy, here is electronic mail-art

At 9:27pm on May 21, 2018, David Stafford said…

Nancy, you just decided who will get the next piece of colored paper from Dave's Personal Collection of colored papers! I'm in California till June 3 or so but I look forward to getting the lettuce when I return. (sounds like we're talking in gangster code, just like the guvmintl guys).

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Blogjam: Jon Foster, Dorina Harangus, fake fine art, Petrolpetal, and Richard Baudet

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 4:48pm 3 Comments

Many thanks to Jon, Dorina, and fake fine art:

By the way, Jon, that's one of my favorites from you!

Front of fake fine art's great trashpop card:  Thanks to Petrolpetal too for these gems (really got a kick out of your "full" envelope with the…

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Carina's "Constellations" -- a boekie of charming sketches

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 3:59pm 7 Comments

Carina's boekie enchants me. All about color + shape, it is simplicity backed by a sophisticated artistic mind. I tried to stop scanning, but here's what happened:…

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Claudia McGill

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 2:10pm 6 Comments

Wonderfully altered brochure:

 Yes and yes, I told her! Thanks again, Claudia ---…

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Petrolpetal, with more originals

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 6:31am 0 Comments

This survived all the way from South Africa with the little pouch of treasures still tucked in its envelope pocket: This is the most recent of a few…

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