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Smiles & Smirks

Art with a measure of humour is required by Walmarth Corporation for its chain of supermarkets, located in the Queendom of Retailia and in Cascadia Artpost. Through this collaboration Cascadia Artpost and Mail Art Martha are continuing to give impulse to Trashpo, the artistic vision of Diane Keys.

‘Walmarth Corporation is an entertaining and witty parody of corporate, consumer culture. Cascadia Artpost’s painstaking realization of Mail Art Martha’s ideas through detailed, special effects style models makes Walmarth Corporation one of the crowning achievements of Trashpo in the half-decade that it has been producing a large quantity of art.’
https://minxuslynxus2.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/minxus-mail-bag-walmarth-advertising-supplement-by-cascadia-artpost-olympia-washington-usa-with-mail-art-martha-beckenham-uk/

In addition to Trashpo the Corporation has now expanded to include political satire, parody, comics, caricature and witty playfulness.
Your contribution is needed to fill the shelves.

Location: The Queendom of Retailia
Members: 40
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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 28, 2022 at 11:11am

from Mike Goetz...funny!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 26, 2022 at 2:12pm

From Cathy Mehrl Bennett,

Comment by Fleur Helsingor on April 29, 2022 at 7:18pm

I picked up my mail art yesterday and was delighted to find a Foldilope from Mail Art Martha! One of the goodies inside was this charming book of sketches.

Martha was born in the Lunar Year of the Tiger and this issue features the small tigers that have been a part of her life, including one beauty that shares my own given name!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on April 22, 2022 at 12:39pm

This outstanding rendition of a feline farmer from Tasmania is from my new friend Pam Parks. Thank you Pam!The subject's expression is difficult to interpret but I think this hard working Cat might have seen a Tasmanian Devil walking nonchalantly across a field, with the consequent shocked reaction depicted so brilliantly on his face and even showing a touch of defiance by sticking his tongue at the beast.  Its beauty has rendered me speechless!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on April 14, 2022 at 1:46pm

Thank you Katerina for the vanishing cream and do not leave without purchasing an Easter Egg, hand made by Bonniediva.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 10, 2022 at 12:55pm

see the "vanishing cream?...it was there a minute ago!!!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 10, 2022 at 12:54pm

haha, David Stafford sent fun high society ladies,

along with Pond's cream!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on April 9, 2022 at 8:07pm

Not a Smile but a Smirk from Sue and Steve Vallance

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 2, 2022 at 12:07am

hahaha...or should it be this or that?

Comment by Mail Art Martha on April 1, 2022 at 7:44pm

Oops! you got me!

 

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