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Received from Diane Keys, USA--Backhand Writing

This piece is one of my favorites I have received from Diane so far. I like the muted and faded colors, images, and text. It almost looks like an old page from some bibliophile's diary.

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Added by Bifidus Jones on March 22, 2011 at 1:36pm — 2 Comments

Radiation Rumor

Hi friends, somebody wants to buy my art work via my artists site, but I happened to see she was telling her representative that she had a rumor from her colleague in Japan who noted works had a radiation. I don't know where she was referring to, but Osaka has no radiation. (I mean the natural one it does all around the planet though.) I feel sad my order might cancel from the false information. (-_-)

So I found the site to explain to the site representative and to her to tell her the…

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Added by Tomoe N on March 22, 2011 at 2:11am — 2 Comments

Received from JENNY ENGLAND (Elanora Heights, New South Wales- Australia)

First of all happy Spring and Ostara day to all Mail Artists and IUOMA members, this is the second mail art that i received today, this one is from Jenny England (Elanora Heights, New South Wales- Australia), its a simple but nice sketch with watercolor effect, this landscape its cool gift to received in this sunny day :)

 

Thanks Jenny…

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Added by Helder Coelho Dias on March 21, 2011 at 9:01pm — 1 Comment

Received from GABBY COOKSEY (Columbus,Ohio-U.S.A.)

Today im very happy, first the Spring arrived and today its Ostara and i received two mail art pieces :) The first one is from Gabby Cooksey (Columbus,Ohio-U.S.A.), she sent me a cool ink draw with a bull point to the back of the mail art. What i like in this piece is that Gabby …

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Added by Helder Coelho Dias on March 21, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Herr Bar Monument for Ray Johnson

Received this fantastic "Lucky Strike" piece from Hamburg.  I'm seeing a theme on these forums lately.  Erni, I like how you collage so many elements together, but it still ends up being very neat and orderly.  … Continue

Added by DKULT on March 21, 2011 at 6:35pm — 2 Comments

Recebido de Eduardo Cardoso, Portugal--Asemic Liasons

Asemic mail art has blossomed spectacularly here at IUOMA since the Asemic group came into being earlier this year. Eduardo's work is a worldscape of its own--I feel as if I've been given an ethereal map with instructions on how to get to heaven or something. The…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on March 21, 2011 at 4:40pm — No Comments

RECEIVED: Asemic Writing Mail-Art from Amazon59 (Roeland Park, Kansas, USA)

 

Mail-art by IUOMA member Amazon59 (Roeland Park, Kansas, USA)

 

March 20, 2011 - The new Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists group that Cheryl Penn and I are hosting at the IUOMA is already providing a forum to see asemic…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on March 21, 2011 at 12:26pm — 2 Comments

WASHING MACHINE.

Sent to Poet and friend Ricardo Álvaro (Carcavelos, PORTUGAL)

This work was done on the first day before the earthquake on Japan [11-03-2011].

 

(Acrylic, Permanent ink and Collage on advertising old posters; 10.5x15cm; 2011)

 

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Added by Helder Coelho Dias on March 20, 2011 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

the abdication -- received from Guido Vermeulen

Added by Laurence on March 20, 2011 at 11:05pm — 2 Comments

RECEIVED: Street Art Mail-Art from Macron (Troy, Michigan, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Macron (Troy, Michigan, USA)

 

March 19, 2011 - Macron has recently been sending out this interesting style of mail-art that combines gritty urban images, postal system themes, and stylized script…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on March 20, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Received from Alexis McAdams - Usa. A beautiful love art postcard!

Added by Michalis Kotsaris on March 20, 2011 at 4:05pm — No Comments

St Pat's Card

My good friend out in California surprised me with a St Patrick's Day card. With so many life things going on, I'd forgotten the day was coming up. I looked at the calender and saw I had some time to send her something. So I made her a postcard. After all, she is Irish.

There is one 4 leaf clover in the bunch. Re-purposed cereal box. The yellow circles represent good…

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Added by Wendy Barber on March 20, 2011 at 3:15pm — 3 Comments

Moving Along

I finally was able to get a set of cards done and here they are. I really liked doing mixed media but am ready to try something else. A fabric card or painting. Cut paper maybe. Too many ideas and not enough time. Oh well, I shall move along, keep going and see what happens. I do like the idea of using up some of my art supplies that have been sitting around. Now I can plan a road trip to get more.…

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Added by Wendy Barber on March 20, 2011 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Received from Jon Foster, USA--the Umbrellas

Umbrellas are of course waterproof items used to protect our heads from bad weather. Jon's mail art, created with the tape and peel technique, is covered in waterproof shipping tape, protecting all the other collage elements beneath. And then there's the postage stamps of Susan B. Anthony and Abraham Lincoln--two American figures who risked it all to protect people's rights.…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on March 20, 2011 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Benefit Art Show

Thursday, March 31 · 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Soap gallery 3180 Mission Street San Francisco, Ca 94110





Please help the people of Japan by donating an art work to be auctioned off on March 31. All works will have the price of $75-$100. Any and all mediums or subjects and styles are welcome.

I NEED TO RECEIVE YOUR CONTRIBUTION BY 3/25/11! I will accept art given late but the goal is 3/25. Please try to get it to me as close to that time as possible.

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Added by Jimmy McCullough on March 20, 2011 at 10:54am — 1 Comment

KEY TRAVEL

Sent to the Mail Art Call titled " Significant Dream " (Theme: Artwork about a significant, memorable or reoccurring dream. On the back, briefly describe the dream or any insights on how you felt when you woke up and include the approximate date of the dream.), the exhibition will be part of a group show in Comox Valley B.C. Summer 2011.…

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Added by Helder Coelho Dias on March 19, 2011 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

any one recognise this picture si vous plait ?

Can you help ?The booklet is in Japanese funnily enough + i like pic a lot - thank you

 

 

Added by Laurence on March 19, 2011 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

extrmail art

Added by yves maraux on March 19, 2011 at 6:05pm — No Comments

GLUTEN IN MY MOUTH

Send to  the Mail Art Call, titled " Bread and Peace " the works will become part of art exhibitions in national (Italy) and international fairs with the “Consorzio di Tutela del Pane di Matera IGP” starting from April, 2011. The first art exhibition is dated for “SQUISITO 2011-SAN PATRIGNANO”.…



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Added by Helder Coelho Dias on March 19, 2011 at 10:21am — 2 Comments

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