Tofu's Blog (19)

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…


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

Aerogram Memories

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.

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…


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:

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:

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: ;).  The deadline is September 30, 2015

You can see many of the pieces received so far here -

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

Disconnecting the Unsocial Network

Years ago I was reluctant to join Facebook.  But I have to admit, it did help me reconnect with a few people who I had lost touch with.  And, at times, it’s helped me connect with more people about my art and widen my circle a bit.  But in recent years, Facebook has become more and more about algorithms that essentially are designed to make you look at advertising rather than what your friends might have posted.  I don’t know how many times I have heard someone say, “Did you see…….on…


Added by Tofu on September 23, 2014 at 2:01am — No Comments

One Last Batch

About 200 cards have been distributed for the Millennia Mail Art Project.  There is one last batch left.  If you haven’t gotten one and want to participate, send me a message (via my website) and these will be mailed out on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Learn about the project here.

Added by Tofu on July 2, 2012 at 9:19pm — No Comments



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