June 2010 Blog Posts (52)

More Mail to Post!

From Bifidus Jones. I find this image is both scary and funny at the same time. Great eyes! Great postcard!

From Rachel Freeman. Lovely botanical collages. Awesome collage concept! What a surprise!…

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Added by Kris Naylor on June 30, 2010 at 6:02am — No Comments

fires in arizona

as many of you are aware, it's been an intense 10 days in my hometown, flagstaff, arizona, involving 2 forest fires, one of which has burned 23 square miles. if you'd like to take a look, i've posted the experience and a few associated photos on my art blog at http://www.divineshestudio.typepad.com

we're devoutly hoping for an early monsoon...

Added by sharon kennick on June 30, 2010 at 1:49am — No Comments

A BOOK ABOUT DEATH - OMAHA

Artist call for this endless project ... this time at RNG Gallery in Omaha, Nebraska.



Please see: http://abookaboutdeathomaha.blogspot.com/



Archive site: http://abookaboutdeatharchive.blogspot.com/



Best,



Matthew Rose





INSTALLATION TWO DAYS BEFORE… Continue

Added by MATTHEW ROSE on June 29, 2010 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Received Art Mail Request - SDG (Italia)

I received a lovely handmade letter from an Italian MA enthusiast today requesting that I submit work to his new initiatives - Friends of MA and Something of Strange. Strange I can do without a problem :). I've posted his letter below for other MA's to submit if interested and documented the piece I returned to him. I think it's strange. …





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Added by Julian Grant on June 29, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

A great card from Julian Grant

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Added by Austin Wills James on June 28, 2010 at 2:26am — 1 Comment

Mail Art from B.Jones

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Added by Austin Wills James on June 28, 2010 at 2:13am — 1 Comment

Received Art from Cindy Wills

The first MA card I received, appropriately enough, from my Mother (Cindy Wills).…

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Added by Austin Wills James on June 28, 2010 at 12:26am — No Comments

Received Art Mail - Felker Wrap Package #2

MA Felker (WA) and myself are sending art back and forth re-wrapping the original postal item. He started with a beautiful envelope (already documented in My Photos) and returned with an origianl set of prints. He has now mailed me this aromatic banana sticker encrusted package. A ticket from the Iain Baxter show @ the SAM was attached plus a beautiful lighthouse stamp - same style as the first one he sent me.



I'm pondering how to respond and return.



Where will this end? I'm… Continue

Added by Julian Grant on June 26, 2010 at 10:39pm — No Comments

Received Art Mail - RCBZ

MA RCBZ sent me a lovely personal Souvenir Sheet of James Joyce themed stamps. Signed and shipped in a plain wrapper, I was thrilled to discover these inside. As a stamp enthusiast and a former hard core philatelist (hmmm, a good name for a movie) - I love stamps of all kinds. Great work by RCBZ.…



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Added by Julian Grant on June 26, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Received Art Mail - Julie Heller

Collage artist supreme and artist Julie Heller sent me a nice hand-drawn Thank You for a recent post to her about how much I enjoyed her work. If you haven't seen it, check out http://www.julieheller.com/ Beautiful ink work on the spiky puff-ball and string accent make this a lovely addition to my collection.…



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Added by Julian Grant on June 26, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

MERCI Emilie !

Added by Ti Ar Raden on June 26, 2010 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Who am I??--"Through a Glass, Darkly--"

Harsh Lyricis

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Added by david-baptiste chirot on June 26, 2010 at 8:47am — No Comments

Stamps!

I made my first set of stamps a few days ago. They are nothing special, just some clip art of a hen that I recoloured for each one. I was inspired by my two hens, Inara and Shelley, to create a new currency: eggs! 1be means that the stamp is worth one bantam egg. I will make higher priced stamps which will cost a bre, or a black rock egg. (Shelley being a bantam, and Inara, a black rock hen.)


I wanted to have somewhere for my stamps to have come from, so I named my "post"…
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Added by Eunice Probert on June 25, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

flowers 3_19_2010

Here I updated my photo of flowers in my garden which I took for painting class that I was going to use as a reference. Anybody can look at and give me a feedback in my blog. (no hash comment though.) Thanks.… Continue

Added by Tomoe N on June 25, 2010 at 3:31pm — No Comments

estampillas / artist stamps

here's my latest work

Added by muriel on June 24, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Mailing Addresses - Contact List

I also belong to a site in Germany that does not have the robust visual features of this group - nor the camaraderie - but it does has a host of mailing addresses and contact info for artists. I noticed that a number of IUOMA members are cross posted and/or listed there - but it may be new to those not aware of it.…



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Added by Julian Grant on June 24, 2010 at 2:56pm — No Comments

"who I am" - mail art call

Thank you for the first arrived works.
You can also follow the project here:

Added by swinx on June 24, 2010 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Received Art Mail - Pajomo

Printed art card MA from Pajomo in WA. Handmade artstamp and personal message on reverse. He is lamenting the loss of his database. Its one of the reasons I keep mine as a hard copy. I love my MACs (including my new IPAD) but journalling and MA addresses are a tactile, hand-written craft.





I love the tone of the paer (best appreciated in person) and the airbrush style of…

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Added by Julian Grant on June 24, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

Received Art Mail - Karen Champlin

Received a beautiful over sized postcard made out of black artboard from KC. So much detail and dedication in creating. I am truly honored to have received this. Archival style photo surrounded by red gridded plastic and mounted onto a 35mm filmstrip and a map portion stamped ART NATION.



KC is a fellow IL mail artist and I am thrilled to be the recipient of this work. Thank you, KC!…



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Added by Julian Grant on June 24, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

PAS DE boite normalisée

Added by yves maraux on June 23, 2010 at 11:16am — No Comments

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