I love the name, Nancy, partly because it is my sister's name and also just because.
I love the colors that Nancy Bell Scott used in this ethereal work:
I always enjoy Nancy Nosegay's playful use of ephemera.…Continue
Added by Carmen Kennedy on July 30, 2020 at 8:53pm — No Comments
I love the civic minded messages in these Artistamps by the Crackerjack Kid. Thanks, Chuck.…Continue
Added by Carmen Kennedy on July 15, 2020 at 3:26pm — No Comments
Received this very special knit mail from Thom Courcelle:
The knitted envelope was made from pink yarn used to make pussy hats. The contents inspire and remind me that we are not alone. Thank you, Thom.…Continue
Added by Carmen Kennedy on July 4, 2020 at 3:58pm — No Comments
Just received my copy of the special COVID-19 issue of The ARTISTAMP REVUE from Adam.
Thank you so much for taking the time to document these artistamps relating to one of the dilemmas we find ourselves…Continue
The stitching is so playful and moves your eye around all the components. Charlotte created this masterpiece from old prints, pieces of old fabrics, things from flea markets and interesting items from the art-world. I love it!
The envelope in the background is mine and is on the way to…Continue
Received another exquisite piece from Rebecca. This time her poetry was presented in a sort of folded scroll secured by a paper band. Thank you so much.
Thanks to the USPS for this batch of mail art and thanks to Stan Askew, Charlotte Geister, C. Mehrl Bennett, Philip Trussell, and Jon Foster for the wonderful mail art. There were no Live Animals because I was informed that they had escaped.…Continue
Anyone that knows Jon, knows he is a generous soul and has a prolific and diverse repertoire. Thank you, Jon, for all you do.…Continue
Added by Carmen Kennedy on April 20, 2020 at 3:56pm — No Comments
I will never think of Boondocks in the same way.
Adam included a transcript from his family history which brought these stamps to life. Thanks for sharing with me, Adam.
Added by Carmen Kennedy on March 27, 2020 at 3:20pm — No Comments
How wonderful is it to be part of a global mail art community. Why just in the last couple of weeks I have received mail from New Zealand (Gerda), France (Pascal), Mexico (Mim), Spain (Rafael), and many envelopes yet to be opened. Keep Safe and Keep Creating and Sharing dear ones.…Continue
Added by Carmen Kennedy on March 18, 2020 at 4:31pm — No Comments
William Mellott sends some more fun from Taiwan. A delightful cast of rubber stamped characters escaping the reach of ?, along with a small and very manageable add and pass on a postcard. And, his envelopes always tell a story. Thank you, William.…Continue
I was hoping I would get one of these divine seascapes from Katerina. I love her use of lemons and torn paper, not to mention the beautiful sea blue color. Thank you!…Continue
Mail is coming back to me instead of being delivered to the recipient, Is this a common phenom particular to Mail Artists?
Here are two examples which I have mailed again and hope they reach their intended.…Continue
Received a delightful mail art package from Reina Hugh...she's making the best of winter in the Netherlands.…Continue
Added by Carmen Kennedy on February 12, 2020 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Carl Chew Bunny Heads which I am using:
Added by Carmen Kennedy on February 4, 2020 at 3:43pm — No Comments
Added by Carmen Kennedy on February 4, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Katerina sends Happy 2020 wishes with her wonderful collages which remind me of Matisse's cut outs.
How cool is it that Greece issues a holiday stamp with a Unicorn?
I received this intriguing piece of mail art from Spain, I think. I would like to respond if I can figure out where to send something. Many thanks.…Continue
The sketchbook I made for the Brooklyn Art Library has been digitized and is now online.
The theme of the sketchbook was Mail Art and includes my work along with bits of mail art received from others in 2019. The others include in order of appearance: DiAnn Gonzales, Celestial Scribe, Bonniediva, Richard Baudet, Barbargirl, Mail Art Martha, Stephanie Dodson, Nancy Armstrong, Borderline Grafix, William Mellott, Mikel Untzilla, Samantha Price, The Introverted Post, Joey Patrickt, Ed…Continue
Gerda Osteneck sent me a collage, a masterpiece of fabric, embroidery, paper, and magazines. Thank you!Continue
Added by Carmen Kennedy on December 28, 2019 at 10:53pm — No Comments