Carmen Kennedy's Blog (37)

More Proof that the world is Topsy Turvy

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.…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on February 17, 2020 at 6:36pm — 5 Comments

Delightful Collages from the Netherlands

Received a delightful mail art package from Reina Hugh...she's making the best of winter in the Netherlands.…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on February 12, 2020 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Sticker Dude sends Bunny Heads by Carl Chew and more

Carl Chew Bunny Heads which I am using:

Synopsis of the snap+share mail art congress at SFMOMA...reading this was the next best thing to being there.

Thanks, Sticker…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on February 4, 2020 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Golden Mail Art...PetrolPetal

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on February 4, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Greek Fe Mail art from Katerina: Matisse and Unicorns

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?

Thank you,…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on January 26, 2020 at 2:14pm — 2 Comments

Can Someone Help Me Identify a piece of Mail Art?

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.…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on January 19, 2020 at 4:03pm — 6 Comments

SKETCHBOOK PROJECT for the Brooklyn Art Libary now online

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…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on January 11, 2020 at 5:08pm — 2 Comments

Gorgeous Mail Art from Gorgeous Mail Artists

Gerda Osteneck sent me a collage, a masterpiece of fabric, embroidery, paper, and magazines. Thank you!

Kathy Barnett, the Queen of Whimsy, sent me a Cow Queen. Thank you!



Carmela Rizzuto had to mail…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on December 28, 2019 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Stamps and Stickers...making a difference

I love receiving socially conscious stamps and stickers and sending them out into the mail art world. Recently received some from Live Ed, Sticker Dude, and Crackerjack. Thank you.…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on December 10, 2019 at 1:50am — No Comments

The Sketchbook Project on its way to the Brooklyn Art Library

I randomly selected work from the Mail Artists with whom I have connected over the last year for this project. I will let everyone included in the book know when it will be digitized and online as well where the sketchbook might travel. If you are interested in participating in The Sketchbook Project, I have included a link to the website.…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on November 17, 2019 at 5:44pm — 4 Comments

Heide's Wonderful Creations

Received lovelies from Heidi. The envelope was divine and so is the colorful postcard filled with gooey sea creatures.

Now, this "cootie catcher" brought back memories of grade school. I never played with one this cool.…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on November 8, 2019 at 10:06pm — No Comments

Treasures from Mail Art Martha

Received these from Martha a couple of months ago. Love her playfulness and sense of humor. 

Martha...mail art is on the way to you. Ha...at least it is in an envelope with a stamp on it. 

Added by Carmen Kennedy on November 8, 2019 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Adding more work to the Sketchbook Project

work by the Crackerjack Kid and Adam

Added by Carmen Kennedy on September 19, 2019 at 10:17pm — No Comments

Adding more work to the Sketchbook Project

works from Norma and Melissa

Added by Carmen Kennedy on September 19, 2019 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Great mail art from Ed and Mike...Thank you!

Received some great stuff to add to from Ed:

Love the beautiful stamp work from Mikel…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on September 19, 2019 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Fabulous Fluxus-York Collage from Mary Anne

Envelope arrived even without crucial first number of street address...thank you to the post office employees.

Open sesame...instructions on the back for opening:…

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on September 16, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

I thought this bird was extinct

Added by Carmen Kennedy on August 12, 2019 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Very generous mail art from the Crackerjack Kid

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Added by Carmen Kennedy on August 12, 2019 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Sketchbook Project - pages 14-15 Introverted Post/Joey Patrickt

Added by Carmen Kennedy on August 8, 2019 at 2:53am — No Comments

Sketchbook Project - pages 12-13 Mikel Untzilla/Samantha Price

Added by Carmen Kennedy on August 8, 2019 at 2:51am — No Comments

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