Mizael Contreras's Blog (23)

A philosophical postcard from Richard Canard

A very profound and meaningful (yet pointless) postcard from Richard Canard.

What a prolific and original artist he is, I just like him a…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on June 6, 2017 at 11:32pm — No Comments

From Emilio Carrasco

Today I received this outstanding postcard from Emilio Carrasco (Guanajuato, Mexico).

The background is painted with some sort of silvery red enamel and then printed a linocut.

A really beautiful piece I must say.

Thank you…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on May 18, 2017 at 6:05pm — No Comments

From Jon Foster

I received my bingo card to participate on Jon Foster's 9x9 project so I better start working on it. It came along with these fun stickers (I love Jerry Seinfeld) and a couple of Add-and-pass sheets.

Thank you Jon..!

And the envelope says "SCAN ME" so here it is.…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on April 6, 2017 at 12:36am — 1 Comment

From Jan Hodgman

A wonderful abstract sumi-e postcard from Jan Hodgman. It was incredibly delayed, so much that Jan and I thought it was missing. It's so great it finally arrived, I love it!

Thanks…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on April 4, 2017 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Brain Cell 951

Finally I get one of these..!!!

I really like the way Ryosuke Cohen assemble these Brain Cells. His work has even inspired me on a series of future prints.

Thank…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on November 18, 2016 at 8:28pm — No Comments

From Robert Ridley-Shackleton

I received this great postcard on October the 7th.

I'm a fan of Robert Ridley-Shackleton.

Thanks…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on October 10, 2016 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Colaboración artística

Estoy buscando artistas mexicanos, de preferencia en el Bajío, para iniciar una serie de obras en colaboración.

Esta idea no es nueva y se hace muy a menudo en IUOMA. Mi idea es comenzar a colaborar con artistas en la creación de obras tangibles (no digitales) a través del correo postal.

A pesar de estar buscando artistas plásticos, no hay un medio exclusivo y estoy abierto a colaborar en pintura, grabado, dibujo, collage, poesía, etc.

Una vez realizado un cuerpo más o…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on July 26, 2016 at 6:20pm — 4 Comments

Some Canards from Lucky Pierre

I've just received some Canards from Lucky Pierre, above you can see the awesome artistamps. Bellow are three stickers that came along with the stamps.

Thank you so much Lucky Pierre..!…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on June 24, 2016 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Another shot from Amalgamated Confusion

Some meanings have no words.

I'm lucky this postcard have some (backward) words on it.

Thank you Amalgamated…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on May 17, 2016 at 8:07pm — No Comments

From Claire Dinsmore

I've just received a beautiful and interesting bunch of MailArt from Cleo. I am always amazed for the meticulous and detailed work of her. Above these lines is the envelope, front and back.…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on March 23, 2016 at 7:19pm — 1 Comment

Surrender to pulchritude

I've just received a great postcard from "Amalgamated Confusion". Don't be confused by the text because as you can see, pulchritude is not what one get from the post service :)

Added by Mizael Contreras on March 22, 2016 at 6:01pm — 1 Comment

From Emilio Carrasco

Today I received an amazingly beautiful relief print from Emilio Carrasco, a mexican (Guanajuato) artist.

Plate size is 130 x 100 mm and have full margins in a heavyweight cotton paper.

I'm so pleased with this print that am gonna mail him one in return tomorrow morning.

Thank…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on November 3, 2015 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Color Fantasy in blue, from Dan Mouer

I received a wonderful print from Dan Mouer this week. It's a pigment transfer from an original etching and I must say it's so professionally printed.

Thank you, Dan..!

The envelope.…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on September 22, 2015 at 7:52pm — 1 Comment

MailArt from Cernjul Viviana :)

I received a beautiful and creative postcard from Cernjul Viviana María and I like it!

Thank you Viviana..!…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on September 3, 2015 at 5:54pm — 1 Comment

Trump envelope from Angelica Paez

Your MailArt has arrived, Angelica. Thank you!!…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on August 25, 2015 at 8:33pm — No Comments

A bunch of MailArt from Eduardo Cardoso

I really like a lot everything Eduardo Cardoso produces, and am delighted with a bunch of great MailArt from him arrived today.

First of all, my favorite...

Also a beautiful A4 size drawing...…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on August 18, 2015 at 11:07pm — 2 Comments

Gorgeous envelope from Diana Hale

I finally received my postcard for The Philpott Lake Project run by Diana Hale, but what I really love is the beautiful linocut envelope she send it in. :)…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on July 28, 2015 at 8:03pm — No Comments

From Melissa Wand

A nice digital print from Melissa, perhaps she can tell a little about this piece... Thanks!…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on July 8, 2015 at 12:40am — No Comments

MailArt from Cleo (Claire Dinsmore)

A beautiful postcard in a beautiful translucent envelope... good taste indeed, thank you Cleo!…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on May 4, 2015 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

MA received from Petrolpetal

Two beautiful postcards received from Petrolpetal this week: thank you..!!…

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Added by Mizael Contreras on January 28, 2015 at 12:14am — 1 Comment

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