Justin Marquis
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  • Chicago, IL
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Mail-Artist since:
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Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Inspired by the Fluxus and Dada movements as well as Joseph Cornell. I love making small scale art and having a venue to share it with random strangers. I also make larger format art and write some. You can see that stuff on my website: https://amorfatiandampersand.blogspot.com/ (art)
dionysusonabike.blog/ (writing)
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Justin Marquis
Chicago, Illinois

write me for my mailing address. I'd love to send and receive mail art.

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Why I'm not posting Eternal Return LXIX

Posted on January 16, 2016 at 1:40pm 0 Comments

I've just posted Eternal Return LXIX to my blog. I'm not posting this piece in the eternal return series to IUOMA only because some of the imagery on this work may be offensive to some. It is a difficult image and a difficult subject. Viewer discretion is advised. You can see it here.

A Peek into My Studio Process

Posted on December 29, 2015 at 6:27pm 1 Comment

I thought some of you might be interested in a look into my studio and the Eternal Return series being constructed. It's watercolor washes being laid out to dry. Enjoy!

The Influence of Postage Stamps on my Art

Posted on December 8, 2015 at 3:26pm 2 Comments

The picture above is of a page of an album of postage stamps (1 of 3) that was given to me by my grandpa. He had corresponded widely with people from all over the world from the 30's through the 50's and collected the postage stamps from the numerous letters he'd receive. Because I showed interest, he passed those collections down to me. As a child I was…


The Aesthetic of the Post: The Draw of Mail Art

Posted on December 4, 2015 at 12:56am 4 Comments

Previously I wrote about the influence that postage stamps and the stamp collections I inherited from my grandparents influenced me aesthetically. Most of the stamps I got from my grandparents were in plate blocks and full sheets (from my Grandma) or individual…


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At 7:43pm on May 2, 2016, Petrolpetal said…

Nice work!

At 8:25pm on March 4, 2016, Deborah Goedhart said…
Hey justin! Thank you so much for your mail art! I've just received it and I loved it! I'll be sending something to you soon! Thanks!
At 9:37pm on February 19, 2016, Bruno Cassaglia - poetArtist said…

At 9:36pm on February 19, 2016, Bruno Cassaglia - poetArtist said…

Hello dear friend, I ask friendship? I can no longer ... I embrace you, Bruno

At 6:49pm on February 3, 2016, etc etc said…

I have discovered your identity! Many thanks the colours are so amazing. Deep bow in appreciation.     

At 2:13pm on December 10, 2015, SamaLama said…
Yes!!! Thanks you so much! I will be sending you somthing soon. Sorry it took we so long to upload photos. Cheers!
At 7:48pm on December 5, 2015, stan askew said…

yes they do ... thanks for the friend request. i am way behind, but i will try and post you something in the next couple of weeks.

At 10:25am on December 3, 2015, Carlos I. Botana said…
Las Meninas by Diego Velázquez
Size: Free
Technique: Free
Deadline: August 15, 2016
Exhibition: September, 2016
No sales. No jury. No return
The work is publisehed in the "blog": mailartlasmeninasdecanido.blogspot.com
Send your work to:
Carlos I. Botana
C/. Javier López López
Nº 11 - portal 2 - 3º E
15009 - A Coruña - Spain


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