Melanie Reed
  • Female
  • Seattle, WA
  • United States
Share on Facebook MySpace

Melanie Reed's Friends

  • ELVIO PETRECCA
  • Amy
  • G.D.
  • Nick Tauro Jr
  • Sarah Roe
  • nonlocal variable
  • Valentina Cozzi
  • M.L. Stephens
  • Laura Pintus
  • G. Diaz
  • subject to change
  • Judson Lewis
  • Pam Chatfield
  • Lara Favaro
  • Lulu Flanagan

Melanie Reed's Groups

Melanie Reed's Discussions

Starting a IUOMA mail art group

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

Started May 29, 2020

 

Melanie Reed's Page

Latest Activity

Melanie Reed posted photos
Monday
Melanie Reed posted a photo

"Back of Beyond II" (collage)

(materials include pages from a book of gigantic National Geographic paintings, plus some nicely-faded figures from "300 Years of American Painting" book)
Feb 20
Melanie Reed posted a photo
Feb 13
Melanie Reed posted a photo
Feb 11
Melanie Reed posted a photo

"Squattors Move In" (collage "collaboration")

Just received this very clever addition to "Under Construction" -- a collage I made and posted recently -- from an unnamed sender in Minneapolis, MN. May I know who sent it, so I can send some mail art back?
Feb 5
Richard BAUDET liked Melanie Reed's photo
Feb 5
Melanie Reed posted a photo
Feb 4
Melanie Reed posted a photo
Jan 27
Valentina Cozzi commented on Melanie Reed's photo
Jan 26
Terry Owenby replied to Melanie Reed's discussion Intellectual property? in the group Only Originals
"I sent a postcard with one of my Gelli plate prints. The other day I received a return postcard from that person. She had created circles as a first layer then scanned or copied my Gelli plate print over the circles. She signed it with her name. I…"
Jan 26
Melanie Reed replied to Melanie Reed's discussion Invite to Melanie Reed's February book arts event! in the group Pacific Northwest Mail Artists
"Excellent!"
Jan 23
Michael French replied to Melanie Reed's discussion Invite to Melanie Reed's February book arts event! in the group Pacific Northwest Mail Artists
"Thanks for the invitation! I am considering coming up on Saturday the 10th."
Jan 23
Melanie Reed added a discussion to the group Pacific Northwest Mail Artists
Thumbnail

Invite to Melanie Reed's February book arts event!

I'd like to invite all you fellow Pacific NW mail artists to my upcoming solo book art show, coming up on the first Thursday in February from 5-8 at Studio 103, at 306 S Washington in Pioneer Square in Seattle. I'm also hosting a "tour" of the 20+ different kinds of book art on display in the same location on Saturday, February 10th at noon.Directions and parking: Enter via the stairway on S Washington near 3rd Ave, go down the hall, turn left, and find the studio on the left. On Thursday…See More
Jan 20
Melanie Reed posted photos
Jan 19
Melanie Reed commented on MISS NOMA's group CLUB COLLAGE
"Hey all you collage artists, do you know about "Cutters" Facebook group for collage artists? There's some pretty amazing and inspiring stuff on there, and you too could be a part of it! :)"
Jan 19
Melanie Reed posted a photo
Jan 16
Melanie Reed commented on Melanie Reed's group Surrealist Society
Jan 12
Melanie Reed commented on Melanie Reed's group Surrealist Society
Jan 11
Nick Tauro Jr and Melanie Reed are now friends
Jan 9
Melanie Reed posted a photo
Jan 4

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 paper interactive art, 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

Comment Wall (30 comments)

You need to be a member of International Union of Mail-Artists to add comments!

Join International Union of Mail-Artists

At 1:15pm on December 7, 2023, Bruno Cassaglia - mailartist said…
  • Arrivata Mail Art da Melanie Reed!!! Grazie...un fraterno abbraccio. 
At 11:02pm on May 28, 2023, Francis Lammé said…

Greetings from Rilla 4! I’ll have a look to see if the souvenir shop is still there! Otherwise we have to time travel to a much less distant version! 
Greetz, Franshizzle 

At 11:22pm on April 26, 2023, Pam Chatfield said…

Melanie, thank you for the collage.  This is awesome!

At 6:48pm on April 4, 2023, Karen Champlin said…

Thank you Melanie.  Very nice work.

At 8:28pm on March 23, 2023, Drew Kinninmont said…

your piece arrived the other day... thank you thank you thank you!!! 

At 11:41pm on March 16, 2023, Karen Champlin said…

Thank you much Melanie.  Very cool work!

At 6:53pm on February 23, 2023, Karen Champlin said…

Melamie,  thank you very much for the awesome collage!  Wonderful imagery to ponder.

At 9:50pm on February 14, 2023, Monster A GoGo said…

Happy Valentine's Day!

At 11:12am on January 2, 2023, Valentine Mark Herman said…

Hello New Friend, Melanie. I'm not very active sending out mail these days , but focusiing on my Boring Postcards and Manhole Cover Groups. But, if you send me one of your very special works, I promise to send you something back. Best wishes for 2023, Val

At 1:01pm on December 7, 2022, pascal said…

Merci ; Je vous envoie demain une réponse :

Melanie Reed's Blog

"Mystery" mail art piece

Posted on February 14, 2023 at 8:49pm 2 Comments

I received this "mystery" piece today, but couldn't decipher the signature. Sender, please identify yourself, so I can reciprocate.

Poetry Postcard Fest 2022

Posted on March 30, 2022 at 4:40pm 0 Comments

A fun annual challenge for mail artist poets! One postcard a day for a month, and it could be visual poetry! Register early to make sure to get on the list. Poetry Postcard Fest | Annual Poetry Postcard Festival (cascadiapoeticslab.org)

Poetry Postcard Fest 2022

Posted on March 29, 2022 at 6:46pm 3 Comments

A fun challenge for mail artist poets to look forward to this summer: sending off one poem a day for a month -- and it could be visual poetry! Register now to be sure of getting on the list.

Register | Poetry Postcard Fest (cascadiapoeticslab.org)

Fun mail art suggestion for April: how to make a gaekkbrev!

Posted on March 27, 2022 at 3:51pm 2 Comments

Celebrate spring by sending your mail art friends a "gaekkbrev" -- a form of shared Danish paper art that's traditionally sent out in the month of April. Watch your mailboxes! I might be sending you one! :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Bx-b4S_i6s

 
 
 

Support

Want to support the IUOMA with a financial gift via PayPal?

The money will be used to keep the IUOMA-platform alive. Current donations keep platform online till 1-july-2024. If you want to donate to get IUOMA-publications into archives and museums please mention this with your donation. It will then be used to send some hardcopy books into museums and archives. You can order books yourself too at the IUOMA-Bookshop. That will sponsor the IUOMA as well.

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

© 2024   Created by Ruud Janssen.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service