Mail-Art Projects List


Mail-Art Projects List

This is group for all general Mail-Art Projects. Includes a link to a blog where 99 authors publish their projects. Want to see all projects: follow the link for Website.

Please only comments about mail-art projects or announcements. Other comments will be removed.

Location: Worldwide
Members: 543
Latest Activity: yesterday

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Started by Paulo Alexandre Rocha Teles. Last reply by Paulo Alexandre Rocha Teles yesterday. 36 Replies

new mail art call

Started by ArtbyJac. Last reply by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) Apr 14. 9 Replies

Absurd [e]Mail Art Show

Started by Mick Boyle Oct 24, 2020. 0 Replies

Bug [e]Mail Art Show

Started by Mick Boyle. Last reply by Chorianopoulou Maria Aug 31, 2020. 6 Replies

see our new call:

Started by Uwe Klein. Last reply by Richard BAUDET May 13, 2020. 1 Reply

see our new call:

Started by Uwe Klein Apr 22, 2020. 0 Replies

see our new call:

Started by Uwe Klein Apr 22, 2020. 0 Replies


Started by Sequoia Postal Art. Last reply by Jennifer Wallace Apr 7, 2020. 8 Replies

"Bodies" mail art

Started by Aca Carle. Last reply by Aca Carle Apr 4, 2020. 2 Replies


Started by Johannes Groß. Last reply by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) Apr 3, 2020. 1 Reply

Flat Stanley the Gnome Project

Started by Minneapolis Gnome. Last reply by Minneapolis Gnome Feb 12, 2020. 38 Replies


Started by Mick Boyle. Last reply by Mick Boyle Jan 5, 2020. 30 Replies

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Comment by allison on May 9, 2020 at 5:58am

accepting collage postcards postmarked on or before may 31st, 2020 --

check out the details:

Comment by Ruud Janssen on May 8, 2020 at 5:49pm

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on May 3, 2020 at 2:02pm

@ Jennifer and Keith, I think that the meaning behind that part of the text you’re judging, is that also people can participate who usually don’t make art.

I suppose the timeline is uncertain because libraries are closed (at least in my country, NL, and by this mail art call I learned that this is also the case in the US (at least the mentioned city).
Apart from that, 3D makes me think of pop-up mail art, which I’ve never made before so I think it inspiring :-)

In the past I joined several projects at and the women behind this website are great, creative, not-for-profit and caring people.
So - despite (also) my backlog I’d be happy to join :-)

Comment by Ruud Janssen on May 2, 2020 at 8:54am

Comment by Keith S. Chambers on May 1, 2020 at 5:51pm

Hear, hear Jennifer. Yes, this was obviously written by someone who does not make art...
I'll also note that the term "timeline" is a bit ambiguous. What is one to take  from that? Is that the deadline for submissions, or just some randomness?
3D objects by their very nature will occupy more space than a 2D card, so a third measurement should be given to clarify said parameters. And yes, please, let's give these poor suffering artists some distraction from the goings-on of the world outside that they've only been dealing with for their entire lives.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on May 1, 2020 at 7:05am


Orange County Fountain Valley Library would like to invite you to participate at their Mail-art challenge. We hope during this difficult time (caused by Covid-19) a little bit of art will help you to distract your worries for a moment. Please read the details of the challenge below:

Timeline: May 1st through July 31st.

Exhibition: This depends on when the library re-opens. You will be notified as soon as there is any exact information.

Theme: Favorite book, literary character, or other book related concept.

General guidelines: Mail art should be no smaller than 4”x 6” (10.16 x 15.24 cm) and no larger than 5”x 7”. (12.70 x 17.78 cm)

3D objects or folded work will be accepted but must fit within the dimension parameters.

Don’t forget to include: Artists are asked to include their name, location, title (if any), and brief description (no more than 50 words).


  • Orange County Fountain Valley Library
  • 17635 Los Alamos St.
  • Fountain Valley, CA
  • 92708
  • United States 

Please note: Mail art sent for the exhibition will not be returned.

If you want your mail-art to be displayed on our website under galleries, please send us a photo of your work to info [at] mailasmile [dot] org.


Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 30, 2020 at 9:06am

Theme, "Joyful adoration."

Date by, "September 17."

Type, "Postcard."



Diana Akumu

PO Box 2771 00100



Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 24, 2020 at 11:46am

the cat!

please send cat themed mailart.

size, technique, etc.. is all open.

documentation when project ends, deadline is dec 31, 2020

entries will be posted online at

please mail to:


the cat.  c/o dystatic

po box 20083 rpo beverly

edmonton, ab canada

t5w 5e6




Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 24, 2020 at 10:30am

Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 24, 2020 at 10:28am

Theme: Friendship

Deadline: December 20, 2020


Mail to:


Mark & Coleen

4220 87th St.

Urbandale, IA 50322

United States


I will be traveling to the Phillipines over Christmas break, and bringing my mail art collection with me! Come along with me on this adventure! I'll be posting photos of the mail art and the trip on Facebook for all my friends to see! Come with me to the Phillipines!


Mark Rossmiller

4220 87th Street

Urbandale, IA 50322

United States




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