Time: May 3, 2014 to August 20, 2014
Location: Suffolk England and Cranberry Isles, ME, USA
Website or Map: http://cranberryislandmailart…
Event Type: mail, art, exhibitions, open, to, all
Organized By: Rebecca Guyver
Latest Activity: Dec 14, 2014
Two mail art events on two continents during the months of July and August celebrating all that connects them. Free size, no fee, all work will be shown at both venues . Online catalog to follow.
The first exhibition will be at the Historical Society on Great Cranberry Island July 24th - 31st 2014 This event coincides with Very Berry Day on July 29th!
The second exhibition will be at the Theta Cafe - University College Suffolk in the Waterfront Building - August 14th - 20th 2014 This event will be at the heart of the Maritime Ipswich Festival!
Send to either:
Maritime Mail Art
IP14 2LS UK
Berry Maritime Mail Art
PO Box 84
Great Cranberry Island, ME, 04625
Mail art can be sent to Rebecca Guyver in England or America at one of the addresses above and will hang in both venues. All work will be blogged at http://cranberryislandmailart.blogspot.co.uk
Great pieces have been arriving for Maritime Mailart! I am not on Cranberry Island at the moment but my mum has emailed me to say that I have pieces waiting from: Herman Kamphuis, Eni Ilis, Meeah Williams, Rulf Leske, Kelly Groman, Borderline Grafix, Judy Staroscik, Rosanne Veronesi. There may be others. I will blog everything in a few weeks.
Above is one side of some of this great mail - from Carina Granlund. visit the blog to see the other side and all sides of the other mail I've posted so far. http://cranberryislandmailart.blogspot.co.uk
From Contessi Graziella (Bergamo, Italy)
another piece on the blog is this from Richard Baudet:
Also to arrive is this humorous piece from Miguel Jimenez:
There are lots of other pieces on the blog… these are just some of the last few I've blogged. Please visit and thank you to everyone who has sent me mail art!
Great Amy, I will put you on the list for a copy! And your enthusiasm is great!
I have put the catalogue for the Maritime Mail art exhibitions online:
I regret that I had to choose one (or in some cases a few smaller) images of what you sent me. The catalogue was made manually in Indesign and as it was it was a long undertaking... so sorry, but it's the best I could do this time. You can see everything on the blog:
I am planning to make some printed copies of the catalogue. I will send it to the printer once I correct everything - there are bound to be errors, so if you find any, please let me know and I will amend them. If you want a printed copy, let me know, although there may be a small cost this time.
Thanks again for your support!
Hi Rebecca I found a news posting with a great photo of the mail art display at Theta Cafe--the reflection o fthe boats and sky make an imaginative addition to the mail art. You wrote a nice explanation of mail art and its personal meaning to you. Well done!! and a big THANKS!
Love your Piece Katerina....
I sent out a piece in today's mail...should be there by Saturday.... Hope all is well....
To date I have had mail art from the following people for maritime mail art :
Amy Irwen (MN, USA)
Borderline Grafix (TX, USA)
Carina Granlund (Finland)
Carmella Rizzuto (CA, USA)
Christine Jones (Australia)
Consuelo Debaigi (Brasil)
Contessa Grazialla (Italy)
Dean Marks Artist in Seine (France)
Dórian Ribas Marinho (Brasil)
Eduardo Cardosa (Portugal)
Emily Coles (UK)
Eni Ilis (Brasil)
Eva Albiol (Morocco)
Giovanni and Renata StraDA DA (Italy)
Herman Kamphuis (The Netherlands)
Humberto Jimenez (Mexico)
Indiana Jones Fake fine art (CA, USA)
Jack Oudyn (Australia)
Jaromir Svozilik (Norway)
Jay Block (MA, USA)
Judy Staroscik (MO, USA)
Kasunori Murakami (Japan)
Katerina Nikoltsu (Greece)
Keiichi Nakamura (Japan)
Kelly Gorman (GA , USA)
Kerri Pullo (AZ, UK)
Kit Gonzales Moore (NM, USA)
Mariana Serban (Romania)
Massimo Concu (Italy)
Meeah Williams(NY, USA)
Michael Wagner (Germany)
Miguel Jimenez (Espana)
Moan Lisa ( IA, USA)
Piet Franzen/SIDAC (The Netherlands)
Rebecca Guyver (UK)
Richard Baudet (France)
Roasanna Veronesi (Italia)
Rulf Leske (Germany)
Sandra Simon Schmidt Dodeca-Art (Germany)
Simon Warren (UK)
Susan Keegin (CA, USA)
Tiziana Baracchi, (It/alia)
Victor Femenias (Chile)
And here is a card that arrived recently from Katerina Nikoltsu.
Rebecca--Thank you for posting this entry. Of particular note is the envelope painting that is topped off by a serendipitous finding of the 1962 Winslow Homer commemorative stamp, "Breezing up", based on his 1876 painting. I had finished the watercolor pencil sketch and the stamp surfaced as I was trolling through my husband's stamp stash--it was the perfect finishing touch for the Maritime entry.
Thank you, too, for all your work to make the 2 mail art exhibitions a reality!
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