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Old Postage Stamps to New Artist Book

You may have contributed to this one when I peeled off the postage stamps on mail you sent to me!

more photos on my blog…

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Added by Tofu on May 10, 2020 at 1:49am — 1 Comment

Little Collages from Postage Stamps

I continue to use up my vast horde of old postage stamps.  I’ve spent the week cutting, gluing and making small little collages — each from two or more postage stamps.  Here are some examples.

Added by Tofu on May 2, 2020 at 1:08am — 2 Comments

Greek Aerograms

Last fall I received some aerogram-themed mail art from R.F. Côté  in Canada.   After seeing my post, Katerina Nikoltsou was inspired to make some aerogram-inspired mail art herself.  She started with color copies of original aerograms.  Ones she had mailed to an aunt in Chicago years…

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Added by Tofu on January 21, 2020 at 7:58pm — No Comments

Aerogram Memories

https://tofuartsf.blogspot.com/2019/11/remember-aerogram.html

Added by Tofu on November 13, 2019 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Fingerprint Postcards

Was down in Long Beach last weekend at the Museum of Latin American Art. The Gráfica América show has some mail art making.

https://molaa.org/grafica-america

Added by Tofu on August 23, 2019 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Remembering the VW Bug - a new Add-n-Pass

It saddens me that Volkswagen has decided to cease production of the Beetle. I have lived in San Francisco for nearly 30 years without owning a car.  But I have fond memories of zipping around in that orange, 1973, VW Super Beetle during college.  That car was so fast.  I actually have dreams where I still drive that car.  After a trip to Europe, I plastered the back of the car with stickers in various languages, mostly…

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Added by Tofu on July 12, 2019 at 7:51pm — 1 Comment

Reminder: The Pink Mail Art Deadline is October 15

More and more Pink is arriving (we have nearly 200 so far).  Here are the latest pieces:  http://tofuart.tumblr.com/post/151390881538/pink-pink-and-more-pink-here-is-the-latest-batch

Added by Tofu on October 5, 2016 at 8:51pm — No Comments

It's time to make mail art with paint chips

Next up, mail art with paint chips (paint samples) with a big thank you to Meral Ağar in Turkey for the inspiration.  More about that here: 

http://tofuartsf.blogspot.com/2015/12/inspiring-paint-samples.html

Added by Tofu on December 13, 2015 at 11:20pm — No Comments

The Pink Mail is arriving

Just a reminder to send me your piece of Pink Mail Art (the call for artists is here: http://tofuartsf.blogspot.com/2015/06/call-for-pink-mail-art.html ;).  The deadline is September 30, 2015

You can see many of the pieces received so far here - https://www.tumblr.com/blog/tofuart

Added by Tofu on August 15, 2015 at 10:09pm — No Comments

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