Samantha Price
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Outgoing envelope pics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Samantha Price Jul 2. 7 Replies

To all who post their outgoing mail art, specifically addressed envelopes, i invite u 2 be mindful & consider waiting 2 post ur pics until its received buy the recipient. iv’e seen a few pieces 4…Continue

 

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Samantha Price commented on Debra Mulnick's photo
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Thank you Jean Jeffries!

"....man, is that fantastic!!"
3 hours ago
Samantha Price commented on Debra Mulnick's photo
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Thank you Jean Jeffries!

"i don't know who jean jeffries is, but that sure looks like a guffaw inducing jean jackson original 2 me ;)"
3 hours ago
Samantha Price commented on Debra Mulnick's photo
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Cupcake swirls

"these r just delightful debra!"
Monday
Samantha Price commented on Dimitra Papatheodorou's group Envelopes
"mary anne, whats the mailing address? i'd like send something as I've just started a mushroom collage series. send me a PM if u'd like. thank u."
Monday
Samantha Price commented on Jean Jackson's group ENVELOPES ONLY
"wonderful 'lope robin! & great "matchy- match" w/the stamps!"
Monday
Samantha Price left a comment for Bill Lowenburg
"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…"
Sep 11
Samantha Price commented on Samantha Price's status
"and comment. hum....."
Sep 11
Samantha Price commented on Samantha Price's status
"yep. looks like i can post...."
Sep 11
Samantha Price posted a status
"testing 1 2 3..(can't send any messages. can't figure out y. its been 2 weeks now. can i even post?)"
Sep 11
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Music Group

Mail Art for Music Lovers and Music Lovers for Mail Art. This Group is for anyone who wants to explore links between any type of Mail Art and any type of Music.See More
Sep 6
Anne left a comment for Samantha Price
"Love it. Thank you"
Sep 5
Thom Courcelle left a comment for Samantha Price
"I'll for sure send you an Add-a-Head Add-n-Pass, Sam!  I'm so glad you got my last envelope to you and that you appreciated it! Thanks for letting me know!  All best to you! "
Aug 23
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USPS messup S Price incoming

"say what? that is strange...& it's the 2nd anomaly I've seen on my outgoing mail these past 2 weeks. happy it arrived @ its desired destination & not back in my mailbox! ha!"
Aug 23
Samantha Price commented on Jean Jackson's group ENVELOPES ONLY
"a colorful & fun envie from anne"
Aug 17
Samantha Price commented on Jean Jackson's group ENVELOPES ONLY
"ah!!!! a super fantabulous aerated envie from amy candiotii. swiss cheese? or multiple portals 2 other realms in the multiverse. u decide...."
Aug 17
Samantha Price commented on Jean Jackson's group ENVELOPES ONLY
Aug 17

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
2016
My Website (without http://):
http://i have no website
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
just like frida kahlo, i also make art from my bed.....

i am completely bedridden w/very severe ME/CFS, a chronic, complex, wholly disabling, completely life altering systemic, misunderstood neuroimmune disease. i can't speak, sit up, read, tolerate any sound, visitors or sun light. i run on only wisps of fumes (hence my need 2 use abbreviations). i am 2 weak 2 lift a metal fork without becoming winded. i've not left my bed for over 3 yrs.

i've always been creative but mainly in 3D. now this is the only thing i am able 2 do. besides giving me an incredible sense of purpose, it keeps me sane & its the most fun i have being tethered 2 a bed in a darkened room, completely isolated from the world outside my 4 walls. i create mostly envelope art & some postcards.

my work is varied & ever evolving. i do illustrations. sometimes collage, a little watercolor or just ur name as a focal point & sometimes i use rubber stamps. i enjoy using the postage stamps 4 inspiration. i love abstraction & children’s art.

whatever i create depends on my energy level @ the time. it's a very slow process. despite being completely cut off from the world outside my bedroom, there is no shortage of inspiration. i am a creative machine. the ideas never stop flowing, however i am limited as to what i can physically execute which includes my energy level & the tools i use in order to create. i am unable to sit up or lift the weight of my arms so i do this on a clip board, under the light of a headlamp while laying on my left side, propped up on my elbow. my “studio” is a 10 x 10 inch space on my bed; the same space I eat, sleep & cuddle with my cat on, b/c i'm unable 2 physically write more than just a name & mailing address, u will rarely get a quick note inside. otherwise, i send envelopes that r either empty, filled w/ephemera or a little watercolor.

2 reasons y envelopes appeal 2 me:

the idea of turning something, plain & otherwise ordinary in2 something extraordinary is how i’ve lived my life; it just excites me 2 no end. & lets face it, envelopes r pretty plain & ordinary.

unlike a postcard which may only b seen by the PO on the addressed side, w/out the art, i surmise seeing envelope art adds some variety 2 the otherwise repetitive, plain, boring envelope processing day. hopefully it brings smiles 2 their postal worker faces.

but here is the most liberating & imperceptible part of being able to send mail art to people all over the world: it has allowed a piece of me 2 b seen. 2 b able 2 travel outside the confines of the bed which i am tethered 2; 2 feel the breeze, c all the colors & creatures of mother earth, 2 feel the sun kiss my skin...this is an experience that would otherwise b absolutely impossible in all of my encompassing debility.

i ty 4 taking the time 2 read this
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
**Interested in exchanging envelopes &/or postcards. if it’s not ur thing, then do whatever ur creative soul directs; i will love it just the same. plz, no A/P's

iv’e been given over 30 nicknames thru the years, so 4 my mailing address, i invite u all 2 b creative with my name. here r some more recent ones. take ur pick or come up with w/ur own! lets have some fun!

Supernova Sam
Otherworldly
Samsation
Multidimensional Sensation
Priceless
Sha-sam!
Samurai
(or just plain old boring Sam Price)


52 Walden Pond Drive
Nashua, NH 03064
USA

samantha.price@yahoo.com

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At 6:06am on September 5, 2019, Anne said…

Love it. Thank you

At 8:40pm on August 23, 2019, Thom Courcelle said…

I'll for sure send you an Add-a-Head Add-n-Pass, Sam!  I'm so glad you got my last envelope to you and that you appreciated it! Thanks for letting me know!  All best to you! 

At 9:18pm on August 16, 2019, Bill Lowenburg said…

Hi Sam,

The vintage camera idea sounds great. I've studied the history of photography and somehow it eventually fed into my novel, The Zorki Chronicles. Here's what a Zorki looks like, circa 1965. Pretty futuristic for its time. The designers were trying to show off to the "the West" that Soviet consumer goods could look cool too. I think they succeeded. It was mediocre in terms of being a camera, but I like the design.

Best,

Bill

At 4:07pm on August 16, 2019, Steph Dodson said…

Good morning, Sam! Thank you for the fun, fish-spewing volcano envelope that landed in my mailbox yesterday. It fared well, no worries there! I sent you some stamped Frida stickers earlier this week - hope they won't be too long in arriving. xS

At 5:31am on August 16, 2019, Amy Candiotti said…

Hey Sam,  Did my sister tell you that our grandmother was postmistress of Maryneal, TX?  Mail in the blood, I guess....

At 7:40am on August 15, 2019, Amy Candiotti said…

Glad you like it, Samantha!  I was hoping it wouldn't get caught up in the postal machinery...

At 5:38pm on August 13, 2019, Kayenderes said…

She:Kon Dear Samantha   I will gladly accept your invite to swap mail.   Please eamil me at kayenderes@bell.net and we can set up a swap  thank you for.  I love frida Kahlo and she is  one of my idos.

At 7:44pm on August 4, 2019, Thom Courcelle said…

Hello, neighbor! You're now on my list... See you in the poste!

At 7:31pm on July 20, 2019, Julia Jacques said…

I Sam! The beautiful envelope I received from you is on top of my stack. I love it! Thank you <3 Thought I replied earlier, sorry.

At 10:02am on July 16, 2019, Richard BAUDET said…

dear Samantha !  

I went to the post office  ...June 22 th -    I hope this enveloppe   is not lost ..or stolen ..;  

Wait a little more... Sometime, FR to USA   makes  2, 3 weeks ...rarely 4 .

 
 
 

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