karen Arp-Sandel
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  • Canaan, NY
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Do you make your own postage stamps?
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I've made  2 series of personal collage postage stamps.2011 FeMail  Brillo Bus collage2007 Collage Artistas "Time" stampContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lois Richter Jan 17, 2013.


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Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Sending and receiving art through the Mail is an amazing process.
Visit my Mail art galleries at
www.karenarpsandel.com and www.curioustouristproject.com
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How to Draw a BUNNY October 9, 2012

Posted on October 9, 2012 at 9:14pm 4 Comments

I recently jumped into the world of Ray Johnson by watching the fascinating account of his enigmatic persona in the documentary film " How to Draw a Bunny". I 've always known that Ray was the Founding Father of mail art. But I never knew about the details of his life-as-art, as-collage, as-mail-art approach to seamlessly melding himself with his art!

The film is composed of interviews with the many, many art world luminaries and others who sorta knew Ray.Each story they tell, adds a…


My first IUOMA Blog post, Sept 29,2012 "FeMail News"

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

The response to my mail art exhibit at Gallery51, North Adams in MA, which opened Thursday evening at Down Street Art this week, was remarkable. Viewers were curiously examining my work "up close and personal". It seemed they were reading my collage /mixed media visual iconography as if deciphering poetry. They examined post marks  and any verbal messages they could read in my handwriting or through my choice of collage words. I received so much feedback and so many questions about this…


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At 3:02pm on September 3, 2014, Mim Golub Scalin said…

Thank you for the Letter PRESS mail art. I'm so fond of letter press and birds! Love the collage/print and the quote "An attitude of gratitude brings opportunities" - so true!

At 6:02am on December 7, 2012, Mim Golub Scalin said…

Thanks for the Mail Art. It arrived day before yesterday and I had to do a bit of remembering to figure out who sent it. Ah, yes, Karen + Canaan on the post mark! This was on it's way a loong time!

At 12:03pm on December 3, 2012, Mail Art Martha said…

Hi Karen your comment on my blog is too kind but you are so right in one thing; the work sent is fantastic. I am looking forward to see some of yours there too.

At 2:55am on December 2, 2012, Susan McAllister said…
Hi Karen, I'd love to trade with you. I'll get something off to you soon. Love the Femail!
At 5:20am on May 16, 2011, Terry Reid said…
hi karen
here is an invitation to pARTicipate in the SECREt eXCHANGE exhibitions...pass the invitation on to your friends, and let me know on my page if you will or won't be able to contribute; go to IUoMA Events...or click on the link http://secretexchange.yolasite.com/   thx, Terry Reid, and hope to hear from you

(in facebook it is at :https://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100000748977585 )



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