May 2014 Blog Posts (155)

"Vertical Thoughts" - a book by Ptrzia (TICTAC) (Starnberg, Germany)

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Cover of Vertical Thoughts by IUOMA member Ptrzia (TICTAC) (Starnberg, Germany)

May 22, 2014 - TICTAC sent me a package of mail-art that includes her artists book Vertical Thoughts, a remarkable series of her…


Added by De Villo Sloan on May 23, 2014 at 4:19am — 2 Comments

New from Heleen de Vaan

look what I got in today....... Thank you Heleen!…


Added by Ruud Janssen on May 22, 2014 at 8:26pm — No Comments

Fantastic Collage from Diane Keys!

A beautiful abstract piece from Diane ... the photograph doesn't do it justice because the real thing has an almost batik-like texture.

Added by liketelevisionsnow on May 22, 2014 at 4:55pm — 17 Comments

Cristina Blank aka 5 Blanks: What an Angel

Massive painting A4 size from Cristina.  Without a doubt from her Angels & Demons collection.  Very inspiring indeed, and gives me many ideas. (Art ideas)

Oops, I have to be careful what I write because Cristina's husband Job reads these blogs.

Thank you…


Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on May 22, 2014 at 9:48am — No Comments

From Richard Canard - IL (Add and Return)

I've sent out a few of these "add and returns" to folks with some connection to NC. Basically I sent out the painted card and the sticker outline of NC. Richard returned it in his perfect, zen style. Although it's one word, I think he isn't speaking from both sides of his mouth...or…


Added by jon foster on May 21, 2014 at 11:47pm — 2 Comments

Simple Instructions

Added by jon foster on May 21, 2014 at 11:43pm — 2 Comments

Verbal-visual mail-art by Carlyle Baker (Peterborough, Canada) - Part II

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Carlyle Baker (Peterborough, Canada)

May 21, 2014 - In March I shared part of a sheaf of verbal-visual pieces I received from Carlyle Baker (aka Carl Baker, Acme, etc.). Carlyle is well-known in…


Added by De Villo Sloan on May 21, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Beautiful piece from Lynne Gurnee thank you!

Added by Lorella on May 21, 2014 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Mail Art from... UK and USA

New blog here

Added by Suus in Mokum on May 21, 2014 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Mail from The Blessed Father - True Blessings in the Year of the Horse

   First up is mail I received in january, the cat on the envelope gives us a hint on the subject inside..

The second envelope contained a collaboration between BF and I. Five different rubber stamps. The custom

declaration only said…


Added by Eraser Heed on May 21, 2014 at 8:41am — No Comments


Added by Mike Dickau on May 21, 2014 at 4:08am — No Comments

Mixed media MA received from Jean Claude Sarpi in Marseille, France May 2014. Thank You!!!

Hi Jean Claude,

I received your very interesting mixed media MA card last week. Like it very much !!! Working on pieces for everyone who sent me MA in last month or so. Best of luck with the show!

Best to you,





Added by Rochleigh Z. Wholfe on May 21, 2014 at 12:56am — No Comments

We where there (in Paris)

Some people asked me where MomKat and I created mail art last month.

Here's the answer. When you stand in front of this building (my favourite building in Paris), and then turn to the right...

... behind that crowd, on the left from the bassin, you can see Momkat and Edmund already sitting waiting (I was late, as usual, this time due to making pictures of…


Added by Heleen de Vaan on May 21, 2014 at 12:27am — 11 Comments

Rebecca Guyver's spectacular homage to 29 contemporary mail-artists (Suffolk, UK)

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Cover of “The Colour of Mail Art” by Rebecca Guyver (Suffolk, UK) inspired by mail-artists Jan Moss (USA), Jay Block (USA) and Jennifer Jones (USA)

May 19. 2014 - I am thrilled to share with you an…


Added by De Villo Sloan on May 20, 2014 at 4:30am — 14 Comments

from Queenie, aka Nadine Mojica

I did make her a killer grilled cheese sandwich when she came to visit. Guess she really liked it.

Added by Alicia Starr on May 19, 2014 at 5:25pm — No Comments

from Jay Block, a young girl's fantasy

Thanks Jay. The stage is set, and the dialogue begins.

Added by Alicia Starr on May 19, 2014 at 5:22pm — 1 Comment

From Dimitra

Photo doesn't do this piece justice. Dimitra used Graphite and maybe a stencil sine the tiny squares would be nearly impossible to draw. Too bad they show up in this pic. Thanks Dimitra. 

Added by Alicia Starr on May 19, 2014 at 5:17pm — No Comments

heavy hair piece from Petropetal

beautifully painted and collaged, this piece is weighty and wonderful. thanks…


Added by Alicia Starr on May 19, 2014 at 5:12pm — 1 Comment

Carina Granlund: Mail Artist have more fun

It looks like a few sun rays have entered Finland already.   The whole group is there.   I'm sure you can reconize most of them.

Thank you Carina.  I like Val with the helmet & shield.  And is that Erni with the…


Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on May 19, 2014 at 1:15pm — 4 Comments

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