Pink Mail Art for Pink Week

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Pink Mail Art for Pink Week

Time: November 4, 2016 to November 30, 2016
Location: Sacramento, California
Website or Map: http://tofuartsf.blogspot.com…
Event Type: call, for, mail, art
Organized By: Tofu
Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2016

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In celebration of the 23rd Annual Pink Week this year’s event will include the second Pink Mail Art Show.  In 2015 over 220 artists from around the world sent in mail art for the show.  You can see all of the pieces we received in 2015 on flickr or pinterest.

 

Exhibition Location: Warehouse Artist Lofts (WAL) in Sacramento, California 

Dates: November 4 to November 30, 2016

Opening Reception – Friday, November 4, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

Pink is a color, not a cause.

Learn more about Pink Week at pinkweek.org

Specifications:

  • Theme/Medium: Open, but the dominant color should be pink.
  • Size: All pieces must be postcard size or smaller, (i.e. A6), maximum 4.25” x 6” (10.15 cm x 15.25 cm)
  • All works must be sent in the mail as a postcard (no envelopes)
  • No fees, no jury, no return, limit one piece per artist
  • Please be sure to label your work with your name and address (and website if applicable)
  • Keep in mind the venue is a public, family friendly space.  Any work deemed inappropriate will not be exhibited. 
  • Deadline: All work must be received by October 15, 2016
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  • Send your mail art to:

Pink Mail Art

c/o Tofu

P.O. Box 170681

San Francisco, CA 94117 USA


http://tofuartsf.blogspot.com/2016/06/pink-mail-art-for-pink-week.html

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Comment by Tofu on November 5, 2016 at 9:06pm

Yesterday we arrived in Sacramento and spent the afternoon installing the 400 pieces of pink mail art received for this year’s, 23rd Annual Pink Week.   As we blistered our thumbs pressing in all those pushpins, it was amazing watching the space transform into walls of pinkness.  That evening was First Friday in Sacramento and we had a busy opening that included quite a few local artists who mailed in handmade pink postcards for the show.  Thank you again to everyone who participated and helped make the show happen, including our hosts at WAL and to Gioia Fonda, the incredible force behind Pink Week.

The show will remain on exhibit through November 30 at Warehouse Artists Lofts (WAL), 1104 R Street, Sacramento, California.  If you cannot get to Sacramento, you can still view the pieces on flickr and pinterest

http://tofuartsf.blogspot.com/2016/11/a-very-pink-art-opening.html

Comment by Ti Ar Raden on October 22, 2016 at 7:14am

A beautiful gallery!

Comment by Tofu on October 22, 2016 at 5:43am
Comment by Tofu on October 21, 2016 at 6:30pm

Note, the call for submissions is closed!
it is after the deadline for sending mail art for this show. Nearly 400 pieces have arrived and we have limited space. Any new pieces that arrive will only be included if they are postmarked before October 17. Remember, we are limited to one piece per artist.
So please do NOT send any additional mail art in response to this artist call.

Comment by Tofu on October 13, 2016 at 7:28pm

Can mail art be used as sunglasses?

The answer is yes!  This piece arrived for the Pink Mail Art show from Jackie Wygant. 

Comment by Tofu on September 7, 2016 at 10:16pm

Over 100 pieces of Pink Mail Art received so far from 22 countries.  Thank you everyone and keep that pink mail coming.  

Comment by Linda M Tashker on August 25, 2016 at 2:14am

My second piece of mail art.  "Pink Pun" Collage 6"x4.25" Mixed Media

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 7, 2016 at 1:46pm

Comment by Tofu on July 19, 2016 at 6:49pm

The Call for Pink Mail Art postcards are back from the printers and on their way in the mail.

Comment by E on July 19, 2016 at 12:04pm

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