June 2016 Blog Posts (179)

PC from William Mellott

William sends this to sort of "tide me over" between ATC packages. Thanks William--I love it!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

Cool Stuff from Ruud

Love Ruud's envelopes, completely decorated with rubber stamp art and stickers. Inside there was an A&P and the new IUOMA membership card I had asked for. Thanks…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Lynne Gurnee's collage

You totally cannot see how gorgeous these colors are -- chalky but wonderfully vivid. And I love bees!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:49pm — 1 Comment

Telephone Call for Mr. Crow! from Heleen

This is the 4th or 5th wonderful crow Heleen has painted for me. I think I'm going to get a long skinny frame and frame them side by side. They're much to great to put away in a box! And be sure to look at the slip side....…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:45pm — 2 Comments

Perfection from Fleur

Matching envelope and tall collage card from Fleur--"More Fun at the Harrison Hotel in downtown Oakland." Fleur is putting Oakland on the art map with these wonderful pieces. Does city's cultural services division know about…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:39pm — 1 Comment

My First Mail Art from Chepin Mora!

And as you can see, it's a doozy! Just about every mm. of this card is covered with handwritten text.…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 30, 2016 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Erni Bar: Power Zen

The Power Zen from Erni Bar (signed), mounted on two book covers glued together.

And look at that barcode on the can.  I never noticed them before on cans.

Thank you Erni for the Can…

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on June 30, 2016 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

DADA box from the Haptic Werewolf of Hamburg

When Kurt whistles...it is DADA from Erni in Hamburg!

Erni at "Off-Scene Akademie of Hamburg" is an avid…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 29, 2016 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Amy Irwen: $13.50 poorer, but $1M richer as a Mail Art Morphing

At last, here it is, the Amy Special.  But it didn't arrive this was.  It took hard work and lots of money to pull this one off. First the…

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on June 29, 2016 at 3:00pm — 8 Comments

Mail Art IN - Greece, Momkat

New blog here ->…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on June 29, 2016 at 11:55am — 1 Comment

Paper Tams free Mail Art class at the Miami Pen Show, July 16, 2016

I've been researching mail art blogs for the past several weeks. Many of the sites I've found are a bit too abstract for my taste and ability but found a happy medium at Paper Tams (http://www.papertams.com/). I just learned that she will be conducting a free Mail Art class at the Miami Pen show. 

Please share your favorite Mail Art artists, blogs or events here. 

Added by Teresa White on June 28, 2016 at 7:05pm — 2 Comments

BLUE from Helene on her Birthday!

From France, Helene sends this beautiful BLUE!

and tis her birthday today, June 28 :-) Lovely card,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 28, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Erni Bär: Disconnected

Thanks…

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on June 28, 2016 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Oregonians' boekie comes home

I sent out this little boekie to 4 folks who'd joined the Oregonians group: Terry Ownby, Maryann Battaglia, Finley Union, and Pairie Kittin, who is an Oregonian Emeritus because she's moved across the river to Vancouver, Wa. I love the things everyone did to it!…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on June 28, 2016 at 4:13am — 1 Comment

Ray Johnson: The Art of Friendship

"If an unsophisticated person without malice, asked Ray a question, he might well answer it simply, but if a person were twisted with too many prior assumptions that interfered with honest immediacies, Ray was likely to reply at a tangent that did not…
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Added by Miss Noma 2 on June 27, 2016 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

Ray Johnson: Windows & The Art of Friendship



"If Ray’s collages were like windows, they were like windows in the sense of openings which permitted contingencies to surface in walls of unresponsive and objective indifference. In order for him to…

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Added by Miss Noma 2 on June 27, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Something fishy...from Terry Reid in Australia via the Netherlands?

Here comes a "fishy" envelope...all real Australian postage,

Sea Mail, but with stamps from the…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 27, 2016 at 5:34pm — 1 Comment

Amalgamated Confusion...

Added by Jay Block on June 27, 2016 at 3:02pm — 1 Comment

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