Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – September 2013 Archive (20)

Rare mail art from Maurizio Follin

Maurizo's mail art is seldom seen in my mail box, 

so this is soooo special!

Beautifully painted card and 

greetings from Italy.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 24, 2013 at 8:33am — 6 Comments

from Valentine Mark Herman

Fun card in the mailbox, along with tax bills...

Mail Art makes bill paying fun :-)

Is that a pic of Val as Jim Morrison??? "Classic"!

Thank you, my dear…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 24, 2013 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Tiny Town public sculpture from Mim

Here we are in Tiny Town again.

What an amazing series that Mim created!

The little people of Tiny town were not so pleased

with this sculpture in the middle-of-the-street. Ha!

It is soooo surrealistic!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 24, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Beautiful BLUE boekie from Suus in Mokum

What an amazing collection of materials and images ...a feast for the eyes!

BLUE, of course...a tiny gold bell and fuzzy soft BLUE pipe wire wrapped, too!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 23, 2013 at 4:43pm — 4 Comments

Envelope full of IUOMA goodies from Ruud. Yay!

Colorfully stamped packet from Ruud arrived in Greece,

full of goodies and stamp archive papers:

Must now…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 22, 2013 at 12:04pm — 4 Comments

Beauties..inside and out...from Mariana Serban in Romania

This is a large  A4 size envelope, and I found it tossed on the stairs.

So glad it wasn't "lost" or damaged.

Mariana painted amazing colors and images on the envelope's outer surfaces,

and on the inside of the envelope, are…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 21, 2013 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Rod Summers Day: Happy Happy and Thanks Thanks!

September 19 and it is Rod Summers Birthday! Yay.

Have a Happy Happy, ROD. XXX

And in the mailbox came an envelope from Rod, full of wondrous, minimal items!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 19, 2013 at 12:03pm — 1 Comment

With Held by John Held,Jr!

Wonderful surprise in the mailbox...mail art from John Held

The perforations add such zest to this card.,,and the writings on the envelope:

He is already making plans for his artist residency in Venice next year,

and our dear…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 18, 2013 at 3:05pm — 2 Comments

one little, two little, three little Werewolves...FOUR!

Wow! FOUR (4) collage cards waiting in the mailbox from Hamburg!

She is shouting correctly!

Herr Haptic Werewolf...Erni...has sent a great array of collage fun and comics.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 17, 2013 at 4:13pm — 6 Comments

New boekies and collabs from John Bennett

Mail delivery brought a nice surprise packet from John Bennet!

Beautiful BLUE fold-out masterpiece:

Vispo?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 11, 2013 at 9:48am — 2 Comments

Tea Time Trashpo Tea Chime from Neil Gordon

Mail delivery to the seaside shack (still summer swimming here!)

brings a fantastic packet from Neil Gordon:

The envelope is full of fun commentary sketches (had been returned for postage due!):…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 11, 2013 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

BLUE Blog Jam from Valentine in Sigean, Vizma in Oz, and Samuel in Argentina



ZALOP BLUE is the color of mail art to MomKat! in Greece! Yay!

Here are three that arrived in Greece this week:

from Valentine

An amazing  "sea monster" ...and postage stamp :-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 8, 2013 at 11:17am — 5 Comments

Great packet full of goodies from RUUD

Always fantastic to see a well-stamped envelope from Ruud!

gotta love all the words-of-wisdom"...MAIL ART! YAY!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 8, 2013 at 10:41am — 2 Comments

3 from the Haptic Werewolf...and a birdie from Stripygoose

Oh, Erni....

Three collage postcards from Erni came in the mail

and a "birdie" postcard from Stripygoose, too.

Mail from the city was delivered and ArtDoggie Sushi (Kunsthund Sushi)

had to investigate, of course.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 7, 2013 at 3:44pm — 3 Comments

Cristina (5 Blanks) in Germany sends from ITALY!

Thank you, Cristina, for sending mail art as you travel!

Very "minimal" envelope and very fascinating art inside:

strips of painted/mono-printed paper..…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 4, 2013 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Hello! Going to the dogs (and MomKats) with Mary J. Grellner



Well, always nice to receive mail art from Mary,

and see her support for an animal shelter:

But something very special was included in Mary's mailing:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 4, 2013 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Mail Art from Mail Art ...Martha :-)

Envelope has Mail Art Martha's 25-Years IUOMA artistamp! Great fun!

...and many rubber stampings..."snail" mail!

Mail Art Martha sent this fun card:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 4, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Painted envelope from Guido ...a beauty inside, too!

Guido sends an original...ink drawing special on the envelope.

It will be posted at Birthday Mania on September 21 for H.G. Wells!

"The Sleeper Awakes"...wow!

And inside:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 3, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Penny Red from Val.France :-)

See? on the vintage envelope...there is a stamp

a very OLD stamp (but a facsimile, of course)

It's called a Penny Red.

oh, NOT a Penny Black?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 3, 2013 at 2:00pm — 15 Comments

Eraser Heed sends some vintage mail art, too!

Very, very.very OLD postcards in Niklas Heed's envelope from Sweden.

Look at these fine portrait stamps he imposed atop yellowing-with-age postcards.

And a third card is a photo, of yet another old postcard, altered. WOW!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 2, 2013 at 2:30pm — 15 Comments

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