Shellie Lewis
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  • Chicago, IL
  • United States

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The Ides of Trump Postcard Protest 3/15/2017

Started Feb 27, 2017 0 Replies

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Mail-Artist since:
My Website (without http://):
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:

I love to send and receive hand painted, hand drawn, printmaking [silkscreen, intaglio, lithography, etc.], artist trading cards (ATCs), zines and hand-bound books. Please include "IUOMA" and your online / screen name so I know who to send back to if it is different from your account name. Please no Sharpie or permanent markers, the ink is unstable and rapidly degrades. Please do not fold original art works. I always try to send out interesting things and my very best work. Please do not rush to mail back to me; I would rather wait a year than get something rushed out of a feeling of obligation.

Please note, Chicago mail delivery is very bad! Wrapping interior art in an envelope with plastic or waxed paper helps. My mailman has to trudge through the rain, snow and ice storms on foot and sometimes my mail gets wet. Any item over 1/4 inch thick can be destroyed by mass sorting mail machines.

Over 100 of my artist trading cards (ATCs) from 2013:

If you are very bored, read my ice hockey adventures:

My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
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This is where I live.Dance on the roof!
Just dance!

Video sucks, just listen to the song.

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At 8:10pm on March 17, 2018, Minneapolis Gnome said…
At 6:11pm on February 27, 2017, Minneapolis Gnome said…

3/15/17 Postcard protest to the "So Called" POTUS?  Yes, count me IN!!!  Thanks for letting me know about it!

At 9:46pm on February 6, 2017, Minneapolis Gnome said…

I LOVE IT!  Thank you for the smile!

At 7:55pm on October 10, 2016, Minneapolis Gnome said…

Thou art blogged, and I art ... slowly getting back into mail art...?  Mail is coming your way today!

At 4:58pm on March 28, 2016, Jean Claude SARPI said…

Hello of Marseille, After the SIRENS in June 2014 LELAB Gallery will present a new exhibition of MAIL ART; The theme will be: "through my window". The details of the call for papers in a few weeks. At this time in the Gallery an exhibition of 13 women artists, entitled "the In-demonstrable". They outline what they would never dare show. If you want to receive the booklet of the exhibition with the texts that accompany the works send an email to the Good mail art and soon.

Salut de Marseille, Après les SIRENES en juin 2014 la galerie LELAB présentera une nouvelle exposition de MAIL ART; Le thème en sera: ''par ma fenêtre''. Les détails de l'appel à contribution dans quelques semaines. en ce moment à la galerie une exposition de 13 artistes femmes, intitulée "Les In-montrables". Elles exposent ce qu'elles n'oseraient jamais montrer. Si vous voulez recevoir le livret de l'exposition avec les textes qui accompagnent les œuvres envoyez un mail au Bon mail art et à bientôt.

Hola desde Marseille. Después de las sirenas en junio de 2014 LELAB Galería presentará una nueva exposición de arte correo; El tema será: "a través de mi ventana". Los detalles de la convocatoria en las próximas semanas. en este momento en la galería una exposición de 13 artistas de las mujeres, había titulado "el en-demostrable". Describen lo que lo no harían nunca se atreven a mostrar. Si desea recibir el folleto de la exposición con los textos que acompañan los trabajos enviar un correo electrónico a la Arte correo bien y pronto.

At 3:55am on January 30, 2016, Minneapolis Gnome said…

Guess what arrived after a month of Chicago to Minneapolis limbo?  That's right!  OMG, Chihuahua Chicken mail!  THANK YOU!  I'm amazed and I've blogged it so everyone else can be amazed too!

At 5:16pm on January 12, 2016, Sheri Rice said…

Well, I don't envy your snow, Shellie.  But we have about a week's worth of rain starting tomorrow.  Hope it's slow & gentle.  SoCal seems to be getting the flooding so far.  Hope no one floods this time.  I will look forward to an arrival soon.  Good to hear from you.  Hope your holidays were grand, and the next semester better than the first.  ox

At 1:37pm on December 24, 2015, Carlos I. Botana said…


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":
Send your work to:
Carlos I. Botana
C/. Javier López López
Nº 11 - portal 2 - 3º E
15009 - A Coruña - Spain
At 3:20pm on December 17, 2015, Roberto Bergamo said…

Ciao Shellie!!!!! ;)

At 10:10pm on September 15, 2015, Sheri Rice said…

Hi Shellie.  Once again I am blown away by your unique talent.  Loved the book and the title!  I was very touched by the woman & rabbit -- a good way of expressing your feelings.  I just returned to my house today after renting it out for a week to 3 Brazilians going to Burning Man.  They left some interesting trinkets behind.  So good to be home, and I will be getting right on the mail art bandwagon.  Thanks so much for the treasures.  Good luck in school.  ox




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