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Received from Douglas Galloway-USA!

Added by Grigoris Kotsaris on November 15, 2010 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Received from Jon Foster, USA--1960s Light Sabre

1960s light sabre indeed. In all it's habit-forming glory. Perhaps Jon's mail art speaks for the 60s when people of that decade, among other things, were trying to get beyond the habits of thinking that were pervasive and repressive at that time. Thanks, Jon

Added by Bifidus Jones on November 15, 2010 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Received: Mail-Art for Dark Wall from Snooker and Angie (Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Angie Cope and Snooker the Amazing Mail-Art Dog (Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA)


November 14, 2010 - Mail-art for Dark Wall arrived from Angie and Snooker. This is a wonderful image that is deeply… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on November 15, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Thanks Georgia!

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Added by Grigoris Kotsaris on November 15, 2010 at 3:26am — 1 Comment

Received from Arttower, Germany--Dance of the Molecule

At last! Someone has sent me goat mail art. Docile sheep will soon take their places in nativity scenes around the planet while goats will be scaling canyons with their Munder full of titillating junk from some farmer's shed, and their souls giddy with all of life's mischief-making opportunities. I like goats, I pretty much like any animal…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on November 15, 2010 at 2:52am — 1 Comment

Mail from Douglas Galloway

I received this beautiful piece a few days ago. I am using it as a meditation tool. It's my Mandala. Don't know if I spelled that right. Anyway I know every pixel of your wonderful piece, Douglas. Thank you!

Added by Karen Champlin on November 15, 2010 at 12:18am — 2 Comments

Une histoire de noeuds - for Bifidus Jones


En rangs d'oignon
Noeuds papillon
En rangs serrés
À dénouer

Added by Marie Wintzer on November 14, 2010 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Received: Cheryl Penn's Harrowing Mail-Art Monkey Ordeal (Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa)

Mail-art book pages by IUOMA member Cheryl Penn (South Africa)


November 14, 2010 - The IUOMA has become a virtual zoo these days bursting with cats, dogs, and rabbits - chasing each other into world postal systems. And those mail-art monkeys just won't go away. Cheryl sent me pages from an… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on November 14, 2010 at 1:00pm — 18 Comments

Crossroads - from Douglas Galloway



This is an interesting postcard from Douglas Galloway. I'm not quite sure which is the media he used to achieve this texture. The interpretation of it is also very open, I'm calling it crossroads, but then again, it might be something completely different in Douglas's mind. And anyway, not everything necessarily needs an interpretation. Art can be art just for the pleasure of looking at it, sometimes. That's my take.

Thanks… Continue

Added by Marie Wintzer on November 14, 2010 at 4:06am — 2 Comments

From Pauline (7) to Snooky ( the dog in USA) and back

Snooky you did a fantastic job and Pauline told me while entering the class : You know what that dog send me so many cards and he drawed on every card the same thing!!! ;) I told them about the little present and they where sooo delighted with it...so we made a pic all together for Snooky! THANK YOU SO MUCH doggiedog! :)…

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Added by Kathy De Wit on November 13, 2010 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

From Helena (6) to Zuzanna (Poland) and back



Zuzanna, you did a very nice thing...Helena was touched about your drawing! Incredible beautifull...I could learn her some words polish, thanks to your card and my little knowledge of Polish! I know Poland an his people very well and I recognize this little house very good...the roof! Just wonderfull! Dziekuje Bardzo…

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Added by Kathy De Wit on November 13, 2010 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Received from Valentine Mark Herman, France--A Bit O' Brueghel

I know people here at IUOMA give many reasons why they are involved in mail art--a couple of those reasons: for the uplift and happiness it elicits. Val's sealed envelopes never cease to express those qualities. A hat-donner himself, Val manages to find amazing hats on people in art. The dialogue is laugh-out-loud, and I get a kick out of the hand-drawn birds that always put in…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on November 13, 2010 at 10:50pm — No Comments

From Lore (6) to Brandon and back


The stamps and all those things you putted on her little house...She was amazed! Thanks Brandon!

Added by Kathy De Wit on November 13, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

From Zahra (6) to Valentine Mark Herman and back


Valentine, she was delighted with the postcard of the 'fontaine' ;) Merci Beaucoup!!!

Added by Kathy De Wit on November 13, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Haïku of the bridge - for Karen Champlin


Dusk at the park, soon
Her velvet steps on the bridge
A crack in the wood

Added by Marie Wintzer on November 13, 2010 at 12:43am — 5 Comments

Received from Marie Wintzer, Japan--Onion Row

Marie's triptych trips the light fantastic:



onion row



single

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Bow Tie

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tying up butterflies (qui…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on November 12, 2010 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Tea Time mail art call

I just posted a call for a new Mail Art need, and I do mean need. All of the work from the last time I posted this call was damaged in a fire. The Tea Shop needs to start over. Help them out. Check here: http://www.mailartprojects.blogspot.com/2010/11/tea-time-all-over-again.html

Added by Mim Golub Scalin on November 12, 2010 at 9:51pm — 2 Comments

First IUOMA Cat Day Mail Art arrives today

Happy Cat Day! To my surprise, I found only Katerina Nikoltsou's mailart envelope in the POB, not any expected cartoon competition brochures at all. Thank you very much KAT! Your nice artwork is on time indeed and with that lovely artistamp on the envelope: Turkish Delight!

See what I posted today for November 12 Cat Day Mail Art:…

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Added by kozyurt on November 12, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Mail from Michalis Kolsaris--Greece

Brother Michalis sent a beautiful work. I think the feather is a charcoal rubbing. Soulful. Is that Asemic writing. I leave those calls to other wiser members. Thank you for this piece, Michalis. A true gift.…

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Added by Karen Champlin on November 12, 2010 at 6:47pm — 1 Comment

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