Melanie Reed
  • Female
  • Seattle, WA
  • United States
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  • Jean Hess
  • Yvonne Kettner
  • Jarrett Wolfegang Schmidt
  • Maxima Strange
  • Francis Lammé
  • Olena Spicer
  • Edamameg
  • Carien van Hest
  • Amy Kiessling
  • marlies wilding
  • Graciela Sarabia
  • Jean Jackson
  • Thea Hollister
  • Jorge Martin
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Melanie Reed's Discussions

Starting a IUOMA mail art group

Started May 29 0 Replies

I would like to start a surrealist group. How would I go about this?Continue

 

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Jean Hess commented on Melanie Reed's photo
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"Last Wave" collage

"OH MY!~ Surprising and lovely!"
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Swearing In collage

"Totally Appropriate!"
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Jean Hess left a comment for Melanie Reed
"Hello!  Your work is genius!  I love the ones you just sent me!  May I post them?  How do I send you some?  And -- shall I add to these or just treasure them?!"
Oct 14
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World Without End collage

"Thanks! I'd be happy to send you a few things. Noticed your address in one of your recent comments, if that's still a good place to send."
Oct 4
Jean Hess commented on Melanie Reed's photo
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World Without End collage

"Astonishing!  Want to see more."
Oct 4
Melanie Reed posted photos
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Yvonne Kettner commented on Melanie Reed's photo
Oct 3
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In the Grip collage

A new collage, about to be sent out!
Oct 1
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Sticking Point collage

Black and white with a little bit of color. Owl or octopus (or both)? You decide.
Sep 28
Amy Kiessling commented on Melanie Reed's group Surrealist Society
"Thank you Melanie for the wonderful trio of surrealism! Really great stuff & I love the envelope. It really made my day when I opened my mailbox : )  "
Sep 28
Amy Kiessling joined Melanie Reed's group
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Surrealist Society

I was turned on to Dali and Max Ernst in my 20s and that was it for me. Ever since, I’ve been a committed Surrealism fan and Surrealist artist. Though Surrealism covers a wide range of media, tones and styles, it has an unmistakable vibe for those who resonate with it. Dark, playful, wise, sad, mystifying, transcendent or heartbreakingly beautiful, Surrealism taps into…See More
Sep 28
Melanie Reed commented on Mim Golub Scalin's group CIRCLES
""Love in the Morning" -- a new circle piece collage in a series of circle piece collages.Love%20in%20the%20Morning%20collage.jpg"
Sep 27
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Perimeter collage

"Perimeter" collage
Sep 24
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You're the One collage

Sometimes packing everything in but the kitchen sink can actually work!
Sep 23
Melanie Reed joined Mim Golub Scalin's group
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CIRCLES

Call them circles, call them dots, use a hole punch, use a template, draw them, scribble them, paint them, collage them. This is all about circles and how we make use of them.See More
Sep 22
Yvonne Kettner commented on Melanie Reed's photo
Sep 20
Melanie Reed posted a photo

Love in the Morning collage

... continuing to find new ways to use this circular motif.
Sep 20
Yvonne Kettner commented on Melanie Reed's photo
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Almost

"Beautiful!"
Sep 15

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
4/1/2020
My Website (without http://):
http://surrealcollage.com
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
To generate experimentation with and inspiration from my favorite forms of art, including collage, comics, zines, handmade greeting cards, book art, and interactive art like paper dolls, things with moving parts, or creative puzzles or games, and to know that my art is getting to people who (hopefully!) like it.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
4625 48th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118

mordantflair@gmail.com

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At 3:33am on October 14, 2020, Jean Hess said…

Hello!  Your work is genius!  I love the ones you just sent me!  May I post them?  How do I send you some?  And -- shall I add to these or just treasure them?!

At 12:21pm on September 11, 2020, Yvonne Kettner said…

Hi Melanie, thanks for being my friend, I hope we can exchange  mailart soon. Creative greetings, Yvonne

At 9:13pm on July 13, 2020, Erika Kuever said…

Hi Melanie!

My apologies, I was quite active on IUOMA for some time, but then I moved to Denmark, where it is quite expensive to send lots of international mail. But I do still make and send postcards, and I'd love to receive yours and send one in return. If you don't mind sending internationally I've updated my address.

Thanks and have a lovely day :)

At 9:24pm on July 12, 2020, Edamameg said…

Thank you for the gorgeous mail art collages, Melanie! Just spectacular - plus a truly remarkable envelope, too! WOW! I'm honored to be connected to you. Something from me is on it's way! xo, Edamameg

At 12:38pm on June 26, 2020, PATRICIA LANDON said…

patlandon5@ymail.com,ty:)

At 5:30pm on June 16, 2020, mariano filippetta said…

Thanks Melanie!! Long live Surrealism!!! 

At 4:23pm on June 9, 2020, Amy Kiessling said…

Hi Melanie! Thank you for the mail art! So fun to receive a bit of surrealism through the post. 
I’m still trying to learn how to post and notify on this site, you can see your works on the main page. I’ll send something out to you soon. Glad to see another PNW mail artist. 

At 7:59pm on June 3, 2020, Edamameg said…

Hi Melanie! The mail art goodies you sent my way are absolutely *phenomenal* - so creative, playful and colorful! Thank you! 

At 6:30am on May 6, 2020, Yayoi S.W. said…

 Melanie, thank you for your mailart! I liked the zoo card very much. I will send you something  soon.

At 8:42pm on April 11, 2020, Bradford said…

Welcome and well done!

 
 
 

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