Year of the Red Fire Monkey - February 8, 2016 through January 27, 2017 - Mail Art Call

It's the 60th anniversary of the Red Fire Monkey Year, the year my brother (and fellow artist) Tom Atkins was born.  I want to share my love of mail art and mail artists with him this year and, so, I'm sending out a mail art call on this theme.  It will be a year long event starting now and ending at the end of January 2017. 

As some of you know, the 60th year is a big deal in terms of Chinese tradition - it's the only time in your life that your birth year's animal and element will occur again and that's a time of luck and important changes.

Please send mail art on the theme of monkeys, primates, Chinese Year of the Red Fire Monkey, fire, the color red, 60th birthdays, or just wishing good luck to:

Tom Atkins c/o Carla Cryptic

PO Box 1274

Berkeley, CA  94701-1274


- and/or to: (with a CC to - my brother's email account)

Documentation will be online at .


Listen to my song with Alanatomic I'm Not Your Monkey! at iCompositions for free. ;)

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 2, 2016 at 1:14pm

Happy Monkey Business Year :-)


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