Tofu's Blog (23)

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…


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…


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



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