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i received Mail Art from Cascadia Artpost

this invitation to participate in Ticket! Ticket! is such a cool boomerang piece!

Jack has meticulously assembled a bunch of my previous submissions on this card, so it's like unearthing a personal time capsule. pretty sure i've already sent in some new stuff for the next series; looking forward to…

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Added by Zack on February 19, 2024 at 7:25pm — No Comments

i received Mail Art from Matthew Stolte

this 'cautionary' missive makes me think of a lyric from "Les Miserables":

Red, a world about to dawn / Black, the night that ends at last

Mr. Stolte also sends an intriguing graphic by MusicMastter of Minneapolis:…

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Added by Zack on February 19, 2024 at 7:19pm — No Comments

i received Mail Art from Sabela Bana

Sabela is one of the most prolific producers (and posters!) around.

this time she she's sent me a 'year-of-the-dragon'-themed packet of small pieces. 

muchas gracias amiga!

Added by Zack on February 19, 2024 at 7:08pm — 1 Comment

i received Mail Art from Mim Golub Scalin

Mim sends another fill-in-the-blank/make-your-own-adventure postcard:

'i think i'll just have an orange for lunch'

Added by Zack on February 17, 2024 at 1:30pm — No Comments

i received Mail Art from Melanie Reed

"Waiting for St. Christopher"

this collage card is pretty neat, but the envelope is even trippier --…

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Added by Zack on February 17, 2024 at 1:23pm — No Comments

i received Mail Art from Mindaugas

interpenetrating worlds

and of course some paint scraps --

and a photo of a pair of wolves!!…

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Added by Zack on February 17, 2024 at 1:01pm — No Comments

i received Mail Art from Jokie Wilson

i wonder if they mansplane things here at the Pima A&S Museum...

Added by Zack on February 14, 2024 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

i received Mail Art from Karen Champlin

great play of textures and treatments in this irregular ATC. 

and no KC mailing would be complete without its delightful plethora of ephemeral Mail Art omens (many of which suggest repurposing), all…

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Added by Zack on February 14, 2024 at 11:57am — 2 Comments

i received Mail Art from Cascadia Artpost

a stylish production, as usual - and look at those two monsters facing off!

lots of interpretations for this vision, given the state of the world these days.

still, Happy New Year (of the Dragon) all the…

Added by Zack on February 14, 2024 at 11:47am — No Comments

i received Mail Art from Bonniediva

yahoo - a holiday wish book (Bon-zine #28)!

thanks for the updates; see you in the mail soon!

Added by Zack on January 31, 2024 at 2:52pm — No Comments

i received Mail Art from C. Mehrl Bennett

these striking xmas artistamps arrived a while ago...

(i'm still catching up from mail accumulated while i was travelling over the holidaze)

CMB also sent along this 'calendar art' to celebrate Art's Birthday - …

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Added by Zack on January 31, 2024 at 2:46pm — No Comments

i received Mail Art from Cascadia Artpost

Jack generously sent along some extra sheets from Ticket! Ticket! series 23

cool to see what others have sent in, since i usually only receive the sheets that include my contributions. such a great project; thanks to all who…

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Added by Zack on January 31, 2024 at 2:36pm — No Comments

latest trashpo postcards

complete with EAT ART theme!

who wants mail?

Added by Zack on January 31, 2024 at 2:23pm — 1 Comment

i received Mail Art from Coco Muchmore

a COCOrnuCOCOpia of goodies!

including two Coco-cards, a sloe-eyed car by Live Ed, and a homemade xmas ornament --

-- and a whole lot of stamps and stickers

plus Bean Zine…

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Added by Zack on January 29, 2024 at 5:38pm — 1 Comment

i received Mail Art from Jokie Wilson

[image by Thomas Kerr / design by The Sticker Dude & Adam Roussopoulos]

as usual, the other side is full of stamps and stickers; ironically, the sign-off suffered some damage, so it just reads "I love -- ". more fill-in-the-blank fun!

thanks Jokie…

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Added by Zack on January 29, 2024 at 5:21pm — 1 Comment

i received Mail Art from Mim Golub Scalin

Mim sends along a do-it-yourself postcard --

he: "The buck stops here"

she: "Oh dear"

Added by Zack on January 29, 2024 at 5:14pm — No Comments

i received Mail Art from Pascal Lenoir

'La Vie secrete des Mots 16'

a very spiffy product, comme d'hab.

merci, Pascal; a bientot dans la poste!

Added by Zack on January 23, 2024 at 6:15pm — 1 Comment

i received Mail Art from Fleur Helsingor

from a mural in Oaktown's Chinaland.

does Fleur know that i binge-watched 'Manifest' over the holidays? (peacocks figure prominently in that storyline) coincidence?... i think not. ah the mysteries of Mail Art.

Added by Zack on January 23, 2024 at 6:10pm — No Comments

i received Mail Art from Dean aka Artist in Seine

talk about anthropomorphizing; apparently french bees are nature's influencers.

hang on - that's US postage! i guess Dean's buzzing around. 

one last question: are birthday suits allowed? 

Added by Zack on January 23, 2024 at 6:05pm — 1 Comment

i received Mail Art from William M

no matter what technique or medium he works with/in, William always delivers the goods; such clean collisions so carefully executed. i admire his consistency ]:-)

beyond the monster/doctor, this…

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Added by Zack on January 21, 2024 at 8:27pm — 2 Comments

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