February 2011 Blog Posts (220)

Mailart call == Little Big Stories : Graphic novels in small scale == Westminster libraries



Can you tell a story in words and pictures and fit it on a postcard? If so we want to see your stories!



As part of the graphic novel season at Westminster libraries, Westminster libraries and my REAL wall…
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Added by andytgeezer on February 4, 2011 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Radio Show brings lots of new members

Last night a lot of new members arrived at the IUOMA. Seems a Radio Show drew some attention to the IUOMA.

Added by Ruud Janssen on February 4, 2011 at 6:53am — 8 Comments

Send to  a Mail Art Call "My everyday object - one object, one postcard" The Exhibition will take place  in Milan,on the occasion of Salone Internazionale del Mobile from April 12, 2011 through April…



Send to  a Mail Art Call "My everyday object - one object, one postcard"
The Exhibition will take place  in Milan,on the occasion of Salone Internazionale del Mobile from April 12, 2011 through April 17, 2011.…
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Added by Helder Coelho Dias on February 3, 2011 at 11:50pm — 1 Comment

RECEIVED: Emily Townsend's Goddess Mail-Art and ATC Call (Lakewood, Colorado, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Emily Townsend (Lakewood, Colorado, USA)

 

February 1, 2011 - Emily Townsend sent me a mail-art book announcing a call for her ongoing Goddess project (see the final panel of this blog for…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on February 3, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

"One paperdoll #12" from Stephanie Blake

Let me start off by telling you all that today is a snow day in Toronto. Not quite the "snowmaggedon" that was threatening, but enough to shut down the schools (a first in 12 years). But, does this stop my postal delivery person from bringing me something fab? It certainly does not!

 

"One paperdoll  #12" certainly brought warmth and a smile. I especially loved the vintage feel of it. Most excellent!

(and the cut up lyrics to Prince's "Poplife" were a fun to figure…

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Added by Louise Kiner on February 3, 2011 at 12:44am — No Comments

Arte correo - from Viviana Cernjul

A bubbly and colorful card from Viviana Cernjul, with paint, pen and very cool stamps. My very first mail from South America, thank you so much Viviana!

Added by Marie Wintzer on February 2, 2011 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Mail Art FOR arttower (Gunter Schwind in Germany)

This blog is FOR arttower, it is some of the beautiful "BLUE" mail art that he has sent me,and it is a call for YOU to send some mail art to him!

Arttower cannot see this blog because around the end of December he had a computer melt-down. About the same time, I also…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 2, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The Poetry of Filth book release: Poems from Fred Wilder





Hanging from the poet tree is a ripe piece of fruit called Fred Wilder's Poetry of Filth. This new book from Wilder is a collection of putrefying filth & poems presented for the dark hearted and cruel minded. I must warn you though it is a bit ghastly what with there being sexually transmitted ideas and strange fluxus imagery that will turn your marmalade bitter…

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Added by Fred Wilder on February 1, 2011 at 10:45pm — No Comments

Part II: Do-it-yourself Haptic Poetry/Art ...from Germany this time

Herr Haptic Erni just sent me ChocoMailArt that arrived yesterday, and whalaa, todays comes yet another surprise package and this time it has a great A4 collage, but that is not all.

Although the collage is amazingly "handsome" and I must get a…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 1, 2011 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Do-it-yourself Haptic Poetry/Art from CHINA

ejva and nsva sent me a most intriguing mail art package that came in my mail box today (along with ANOTHER do-it-yourself Haptic thiing from Germany!) Here is the Haptic packet from China...with instructions:

The green base is really a folded..."something"…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 1, 2011 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Mail Order Jewel from Jen Staggs

Jen, I braved the blizzard to get my order form in the mail A.S.A.P.  I didn't get a chance to look it up on consumer reports, but this is a must have item (a bit pricey though).  Soon I will be able to broadcast the Mail Art Channel!!

Added by DKULT on February 1, 2011 at 5:45pm — 2 Comments

Great Piece from Lisa Iversen

Love this homage to the year of the Rabbit and the bunny surrendering to the Hand of Life. Thank you Lisa!

Added by DKULT on February 1, 2011 at 4:38pm — 2 Comments

Art From Pam Campbell

Thank you Pam for this wonderful whimsical fiber art piece!  It's a day brightener for sure!

Added by Karen Champlin on February 1, 2011 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Art From Marie Wintzer

I am grateful to have received this very beautiful piece from Marie Wintzer.  Tokyo At Night.  A lot of work, sewing, collage, photography.  I love the whole piece.  When I look at it, the Fiber Artist in me is so drawn to that orange embroidery thread that took… Continue

Added by Karen Champlin on February 1, 2011 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Mystery Items bought at estate sale

After rooting around in old houses this weekend, I picked up a pantograph and some fountain pens to add to my art supplies.  These two pen-shaped things were among my purchases.  Anyone know what they are?  My guess on the red one is a) a burin of…

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Added by Jen Staggs on February 1, 2011 at 6:27am — 12 Comments

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