Claire (aka Cleo)'s Blog (34)

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 This marvelous MA was sent to me from "Archives of the Eternal Network" in Sante Fe, NM ( I think that's what it says - hard to read). I want to thank the sender & respond, but I've no idea who sent it. Can anyone help? Thanks beforehand!



(Hmm - I'm thinking maybe Cecil…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on November 23, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Happy Holidays!

It's that time of year again... (yes, card utterly different than last years...)…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on December 23, 2013 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

OMG OMG OMG!!!

Too too excited not to share this marvel!

("Timber" - ha ha ha! %_^)

I will just quote some of the text of the "thank you"…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on December 4, 2013 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Help?!

If anyone can help me figure out what country this stamp is from, I would GREATLY appreciate it! Thanks…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on November 15, 2013 at 11:30pm — 9 Comments

Very UN my iuoma aesthetic...

but I just unearthed and posted this old article on my metalwork if any one's interested...

http://www.studiocleo.com/studio/portfolio/disgardingLrg.html…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on April 17, 2013 at 4:15am — 17 Comments

Of love, neglect (forgive me!) & the magnificent Vizma Bruns

In March, I Finally arrived at my new home. Greeting me was a deliciously enormous pile of MA.

I will scan it all, but it would take far too much time to blog it all (and I need the time to set up a damned studio - I am going maaaad without one!!!!)   Aaaaanyway, I shall be blogging a few of the…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on April 10, 2013 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Mystery MA...

Recieved this neat collage (from Ohio) yesterday, but I've no idea who sent it... Any ideas anyone...?…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on March 29, 2013 at 5:39am — 3 Comments

Anyone know who this Dave is?

Received this great ma drawing & lore this week,

yet have no idea who Dave is... Anyone else know who I should reply…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on February 2, 2013 at 7:40pm — 2 Comments

Wrote to Keith Bates yesterday, look what I received in return!

Are these cool or what?!…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on February 2, 2013 at 7:28pm — 1 Comment

Finally: "Dearest, Dearest Svenja!"

I received these packages from Svenja quite some time ago... The 1st at the end of September

The scan doesn't do the collage…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on December 29, 2012 at 2:30am — 3 Comments

Belated blog from dear Katerina

I'm very far behind in blogging, too too busy, but I will try slowly...

This received this funfun & beauty from Katerina in October…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on December 29, 2012 at 2:00am — 7 Comments

rubber riddle wrapped in mystery inside an enigma...

received this with no name, explanation, return address or postmark to help me deduce...

anyone...?

Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on December 21, 2012 at 8:53pm — 6 Comments

The sublime Jean-Pierre Comes

I came upon Jean-Pierre's work while surfing the web and was immediately enthralled...Now the search was on to find an address...Eventually I did (via Guido maybe?). Aaaanyway, I sent him something with a note expressing my admiration of his work, and soon came this exceptionally beautiful wonder:…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on December 20, 2012 at 12:46am — 4 Comments

From the seemingly bottomless fount of Carina's vision...

Received this great card recently

Superb and thought provoking... Strange, light and (possible...?) dark - a bit…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on December 19, 2012 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

from the Enigmatic Grigori Antonin...

This is an interesting ma exchange...a first for me. I sent him a card in Oct. at De Villo's mention of his opinions regarding MinXus & rats. I received this in return:…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on December 2, 2012 at 8:00pm — 8 Comments

Exquisite book-form from Nancy Bell Scott

Nancy's work was some of the first I noticed when I joined iuoma. As I said to her long ago, something about her particular creative voice has a rather untoward sonority for me... Color often speaks to me more eloquently than any other element of the visual, and her mastery...

it simply takes my breath…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on November 17, 2012 at 9:00am — 17 Comments

New Beauty from Peter Goudaman

Such a joy to find this gorgeous envelope in my box...and the beauty inside! Also, my kind friend enclosed some primo papers & ephemera...

Back of the wonderful collage & envelope, plus note:…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on November 2, 2012 at 7:24pm — 3 Comments

another exceedingly belated - the Exceptional Wonder of Christopher Skinner

I received the asemic book below in July - rather "out-of-the-blue," as it were... Christopher had just joined IUOMA and I didn't know his work yet. Needless to say, my mind was quite blown by this m.a. - the beauty of the artist's design of course, but the fecund imagination which thought of and created…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on October 20, 2012 at 11:00pm — 6 Comments

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