Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – November 2012 Archive (37)

Haptic Art from Marcela in Argentina

It is always a special treat when mail art comes from Argentina.

This is very thick and richly black haptic art from Marcela Peral.

I tried an angle shot to see if it would capture the thickness of the paint:

But such rich…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Artist in Seine For Daze in Cherry Blossom's Alsace

Nice large card from Dean Marks as he traveled to Strasbourg:

Looking at the map fragment...beautiful Alsace, yes Marie?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Add 'n Pass boekie comes from Carina Granlund via Louise Kiner and from California!

This is a sea symphony book cover for an add 'n pass boekie that originated in California, rocky cliffs!

Interesting vintage pages with prints and drawings,

originally from Lee Goldberg in California:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

MORE Monday Mail Art...from Samuel and David and Kerri

Oh, yes, gotta  looove Mondays! 

This lovely painting/card from Kerri Pullo arrived today. With IUOMA ballerina on back:

Beautiful art...many thanks, Kerri!

And here is a lovely,though sad, card from?

No name…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Monday Mail Art...sunshine images from Dean, our Artist-in-Seine

Don't ya just love Mondays?

Especially when the mail box gets filled with great mail art.

 Besides the golden CHEESE from the Haptic Werewolf,

there were also a few wonderful mail art cards and collages.

This multi-imaged collage is from the Artist-in-Seine, Dean Marks:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

GOLD in a cheese box...from Erni, of course

Besides EAT ART.....

The Haptic Werewolf also says that CHEESE = ART and ART = CHEESE

So...with GOLD in the cheese box let's make some ART,

Gold Sculptures - November 26, 2012…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger,NEW ARRIVAL 26.11.2012 !!!

What a surprise in the mail box this sunny Monday morning. The Haptic Werewolf Strikes AGAIN!

Just as I returned from some food shopping... definitely now have lots of ART!

CHEESE = ART   ART =…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 6: POPcorn ART

Special "Kate's Popcorn" from Erni....where did he ever find it?

EAT ART...but even though it says good until Christmas, 25.12.12.

...it really is no longer edible.

BUT it is ARTable:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 7:45pm — 10 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 5: CONTENTS (food)

The FOOD...in the BOX

"Kate's Popcorn"...with Cheddar Cheese, thus ART = CHEESE!

This is amazing...art to come from this soon..POPCORN ART:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 7:19pm — 9 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 4: CONTENTS (non-food)

EAT ART....Feed Art to the World, such is the message from the Haptic Werewolf!

Contents could be a C.A.R.E. package from Germany to Greece! Thank you muchly!

Message inside:

Not just EAT ART...edible goodies :-) But also…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 6:58pm — 8 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 3: CONTENTS (paper)

Open the packaging, open the gold box...and what does appear? PAPER stuffing!

LOTS of paper stuffing!

Or....is it ART? Pure white sculpture:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 6:38pm — 1 Comment

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 2: GOLD BOX

Oh, Erni!

Now he is smiling on the Gold Box: Hello Hamburger!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 6:28pm — 2 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 1: The BOX

This will need more than just ONE blog dear friends...

A BOX (32x22x13 cm) from the Haptic Werewolf arrived at the Hellas (ELTA) Post Office.

It waited patiently,off on the right, as I sent off some mail art cards:

then into…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Return from Athens...EVEN MORE mail art arrived. GOTIJ!

Karen Champlin sighting!

Beautiful card, and I realized that the white tape was stuck on 

by the US post office, not the original design, right?

Touch-of-BLUE and map fragment, drawing and just super fine collage. Thank you,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 21, 2012 at 4:01pm — 3 Comments

Return from Athens...MORE mail art that arrived GOTIJ!

OPA! Welcome to Australia!

Oh, I am sooo there, Vizma...ya got summer, yes? 

nice envelope...fun stampings

It is a grey ugly rainy winter day in Greece (first day of its kind :-) …

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 21, 2012 at 3:30pm — 7 Comments

Return from Athens...Mail Art in mailbox on the floor? GOTIJ!

'Just gone for a few days, and returned today to find wonderful Mail Art.

Some on my "prayer carpet" at the studio.

From Banana Day, Nov.18, BLUE Dolphins of Crete with

banana stickers from Valentine Mark Herman.,,simba, simba…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 21, 2012 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

"Gallery of Colors"/ Mail Art exhibit in Athens Nov 18-Nov 25 and Patras, Nov.23.



The "Gallery of Colors" art exhibit with mail art archives had its opening reception last night, Nov.18..

at the Cultural Center "Melina Mercouri", the Arts Cafe, in Ilion, Athens, Greece.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 19, 2012 at 12:00pm — 21 Comments

WHO is "E" of Utopia?

Two portrait stampings in an envelope from "E".

Are they both our dear friend in Utopia??? One without....one with ...a beard:

Wonderful effect of "E" on the classical column capital motif...it's an…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 15, 2012 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

GOTIJ: Mail Art Wednesday! From Asli Omur, from Andy and Elena, from Annie Sui, and from M.Keen!

A fun full mailbox, for "Greece, Hellas, Yunanistan" from SanFran, from Asli Omur 

Colorful envelope and a note that her ancestors came from Trikala and settled in Istanbul...

and now Asli is in San Francisco..and YES, I have been to…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

DKult ORGANIC mailart...from Elgin, Illinois?

There are sooooo many stickers on the envelope

that it is hard to say where it comes from....though me suspects

Elgin, Illinois, USA, (Zip 60120 yep) Home of DKult and Diane Keys:-) FOREVER!!!

Yes, both sides and inside...sticky sticker fun! It's green, it's organic, "Look for the 9"????…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 14, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

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