August 2012 Blog Posts (237)

One reading of a bookie from Cheryl Penn

Some time ago I sent Cheryl some automatic writing that was my version of automatic writing - what I mean is It didn't really conform to what I think automatic writing should be, but it was intuitive and it was honest.  What I received a few days ago declared on the back of the envelope: This was supposed to be automatic writing But...' Everything about Cheryl's work feels…


Added by Rebecca Guyver on August 27, 2012 at 10:24pm — 16 Comments

From Sherri Ayers

Look at the beautiful collage that I received today! Thank you Sherri!

Title : "I dream in black and white…


Added by laurence gillot on August 27, 2012 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Monday, August 27, official "BANANA DAY"!

Happy Banana Day to all!

Angie did a remarkable "old" banana card,

and remarkably made it arrive in Greece,

on Banana Day! Yay!

Probably Snooky Dog helped here...the flip-side

has a monkey friend:



Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 27, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

The Haptic Werewolf strikes again...and again...and this third time, in as many days!

Oh, Erni! The clerk at the post office saw me come in

and didn't need to look at the notice for pick-up,

she knew immediately which package was for me.

You have happy greetings from her...she likes the "smiling Erni" …


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 27, 2012 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

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Added by laurence gillot on August 26, 2012 at 10:37pm — 4 Comments

Another piece that i recent sent to a well know IUOMA mail artist

90# ACE OF HEARTS (T-Shirt & Shirt series)

Acrylic, Enamel, Ink and Collage on Lined Notebook paper; 26.5x18.5cm; 2012…


Added by Helder Coelho Dias on August 26, 2012 at 10:27pm — No Comments

from M. Nidham of Oman

A souvenir of the World Stamp Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia (with added ephemera):

...even with an image close to my cobtastic heart!...…


Added by Thom Courcelle on August 26, 2012 at 9:20pm — 1 Comment

Des Produits du Manoir aux Visions

Ohhh..a big red envelope arrived from Japan with delectibles that could only have come from the artisticly devious mind of Marie Wintzer...  MULITPLE interesting pieces, many of them in leaflet or booklet form.  First  to catch my eye was an instructional booklet on some altered sheet music...…


Added by Thom Courcelle on August 26, 2012 at 9:12pm — 20 Comments

TARGET AUDIENCE- mail art project

This project seeks to share the interpretive struggles of contemporary society- ALL INFO HERE..... 

Added by Jayanna Killingsworth on August 26, 2012 at 8:31pm — 3 Comments

Received from la merveilleuse mail-artiste Claire Dinsmore

Claire is a "merveilleuse" mail artist. I love her generosity and her world.

Added by laurence gillot on August 26, 2012 at 6:38pm — 4 Comments

Received from Amy Irwen, USA--Blushing Bride

Thanks Amy. This is wonderful. I love the tone on tone colors and all that flower…


Added by Bifidus Jones on August 26, 2012 at 6:13pm — 1 Comment

Mail Art from Padua, Italy from Maria Teresa Cazzaro

I thought this piece was from Susan McAllister originally. I find this piece  so well conceived and fascinating in its' precision and detail. I could honestly look at it for hours and wish it was a poster size. It is calmling as everything fits neatly contained in its own space, unlike life that gets way out of line…


Added by DKULT on August 26, 2012 at 3:15pm — 1 Comment

TRAshPO Mail Art Call Has Room in the TrashBin For You!!

Please send your trashpo works for the first ever Trashpo Mail Art Call!!! I have received some great entries so far, but there is plenty more time before the end of the world on 12/21/2012. The show isn't until January, so call me an optimist.  Send your works to:

Trashpo Mail Art Call

407 S Liberty St

Elgin, IL …


Added by DKULT on August 26, 2012 at 3:12pm — 5 Comments


ATTENTION next week is the last days to send your works to "Take1 - Film and Mail Art?" the 1st Mail Art project proposed and published by the Portuguese COMA collective, corresponds to a International Mail Art Call, where his public exhibition, after the date for submission, will be in Lisbon, for more information visit the following link:…


Added by Helder Coelho Dias on August 26, 2012 at 3:08pm — 2 Comments

My week in mail art blogjam

Dean tells me that his wife is his greatest inspiration-if she tells him to throw something in the bin, it gives him the idea to make art out of it. I like thinking of his wife as the human trashpo detection system-what is garbage to her, is art to us. I don't…


Added by DKULT on August 26, 2012 at 3:04pm — 6 Comments

Mailart Weekend

I made a buch of new collaged postcards and they will be outgoing soon.

It's only intriguing activity for rainy days when all you can do is to think about summer's…


Added by An. U. on August 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Mail Art Day - All Day - Today

Added by jon foster on August 26, 2012 at 1:15am — 5 Comments

Essay in a Bottle along with a mixed media collage from "Francis"

The 12-12-12 End of the World Project received a very thoughtful and entertaining essay along with a collage from someone named Francis in California. The package with the artwork arrived with no last name so if anyone knows Francis, please let them know that their work has been posted on the 12-12-12 site. It can be seen by following this link:…


Added by liketelevisionsnow on August 25, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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