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Mail art by barbargirl (Key West, Florida, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member barbargirl (Key West, Florida, USA)

 

August 20, 2018 - barbargirl sent me this lovely and beautifully composed, post-card-size collage.

IUOMA-Ning is experiencing yet another wave of new talent. These artists are enriching the network and we are seeing distinctive talents and approaches emerge. I think of barbargirl as part of this new new wave. With time, perhaps I will be able to learn more about her and her…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on August 21, 2018 at 4:00am — No Comments

Gail's Girls

Gail Anderson makes lovely collages from magazines, and her envelope is hand-made as well. Very nice work, Gail. Thanks!

Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on August 21, 2018 at 1:38am — No Comments

Nadia Arocha is playing with string!

Crotchet or knitted (I'm not sure) but it's very clever, around a chocolate package. So original! Love her envelope, too!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on August 21, 2018 at 1:36am — No Comments

I am envied by all other mailart museums! Gerda Osteneck,Debra Mulnick, & Diana Hale to blame

Gerda’s card features a collage piece with freeform embroidery, a sticker, and a feather

Debra sent a very hand-y card. The address side has a Polish stamp, a USA circus stamp, and an artistamp plus an influential sticker…

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Added by Carolyn Cline on August 21, 2018 at 1:06am — No Comments

Poetry from David Stone, more amazing "Citadel"

Always a joy to see David's poetry in the mail:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 20, 2018 at 9:36am — No Comments

So far from home

Added by Wendi Powell on August 20, 2018 at 12:56am — No Comments

Contemplation in rust

Added by Wendi Powell on August 20, 2018 at 12:47am — 7 Comments

Mike Parsons, Diana Hale, Kathy Barnett, and Judy Staroscik Sent Mailart!

Wowsers! The USPS has been busy! 

Mike sent a postcard 

Diana sent a handmade brass wire bird’s nest…

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Added by Carolyn Cline on August 18, 2018 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Anything Goes...Everything Shows 12th annual, Entries due Sept. 24th postmarked

12th Annual: Anything Goes—Everything Shows is just that, an uncensored free style mail art show. Mail art is art that uses the postal system as a medium. Mail artists typically exchange ephemera in the form of illustrated letters; zines; rubberstamped, decorated, or illustrated envelopes; artist trading cards; postcards; artistamps; faux postage; mail-interviews; naked mail; friendship books, decos and three-dimensional…

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Added by Carlos Steward on August 18, 2018 at 7:53pm — 1 Comment

BonnieDiva sends vintage gal

What? An image from those good 'ol days?

or the good 'ol police raiding days?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 18, 2018 at 9:35am — No Comments

Yayoi sent an amazing fold-out envelope

An odd shape, multi-folded envelope, with nice drawing,

...and with goodies inside, of course.

The CAT…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 18, 2018 at 9:32am — No Comments

Dots from Carolyn!

WOW! that's all I can say. Thank you Carolyn....

Added by RobinJeree - STRiPES on August 18, 2018 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

The Introverted Post: Thanks very much for the proposed travel itinerary

Added by John Gayer on August 18, 2018 at 8:45am — No Comments

Lisa Fraker: Thanks a whole lot for your art mail

Added by John Gayer on August 18, 2018 at 8:42am — 1 Comment

Antonia Mayol Castelló: Thanks greatly for your art mail

Added by John Gayer on August 18, 2018 at 8:41am — No Comments

So who wants a 'naked' head in the mail?

Just weeks away from launching my Kickstarter for The Head Project I thought I might have some fun.  I want to send a 'naked' mannequin head to someone.  I will simply write your address on the head, apply the postage, and deliver it to the post office.

So who wants it?  I prefer someone in the U.S. to keep shipping costs down.

Added by Headguy on August 17, 2018 at 5:52pm — 3 Comments

Thank You, Boo Boo Girl!

Received the following from Elyria: pink striped envelope, a most agreeable collage and two Canadian Tire cash bonus coupons, “Remboursable En Marchandise Uniquement Aux Magasins Canadian Tire.”  That’s my French lesson pour aujourd'hui! …

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Added by Carolyn Cline on August 16, 2018 at 11:44pm — No Comments

I’m not just an empty head.

I’m having all sorts of ideas.

Added by Headguy on August 15, 2018 at 9:42pm — No Comments

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