Melanie Reed
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  • Seattle, WA
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Starting a IUOMA mail art group

Started May 29, 2020 0 Replies

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

 

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Jan 21
Melanie Reed commented on Melanie Reed's group Surrealist Society
"a surrealist collage ..."
Jan 20
Ana Kawajiri commented on Melanie Reed's group Surrealist Society
"From CASCADIA ARTPOST"
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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
Jan 19
Lara Favaro commented on Melanie Reed's photo
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"Birthplace" (collage)

"I received the letter with this beautiful collage this morning, thank you very much!!!"
Jan 18
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Jan 10
Vikki Johnson-Kilcoin left a comment for Melanie Reed
"Hi Melanie! Happy New Year to you, and thank you for your friendship. I will see you in the mails. :) Vikki"
Jan 9
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Jan 3
Valentine Mark Herman left a comment for Melanie Reed
"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…"
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"Mystery Date" (collage)

"(The titles to most of my pieces are usually either tongue-in-cheek or deliberately meant to be evocative vs explanatory.)"
Jan 2
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"My Exploding Landscape" (collage)

"I made this piece as an abstract vertical composition, but then realized it looked like a head or exploding landscape, plus two other landscapes when turned sideways either way."
Jan 2
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"My Exploding Landscape" (collage)

"'REpresentational' -- of what?"
Dec 30, 2022
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Melanie Reed's photo
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"My Exploding Landscape" (collage)

"Bang! Twist and turn. Twist and shout."
Dec 30, 2022
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Melanie Reed's photo
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"The Dimestore Romance" (collage)

"Well, reomance can be found in all sorts of places ...and collages"
Dec 30, 2022
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Melanie Reed's photo
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"Waiting in Vain" (collage)

"Are you waiting for ME?! Or am I waiting for YOU?! It's a nice collage"
Dec 30, 2022
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Melanie Reed's photo
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"Unconscionable" (collage)

"Agaian, I'm admiting your collages, anad at the same time worrying just a little bit"
Dec 30, 2022

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

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At 9:23pm on January 9, 2023, Vikki Johnson-Kilcoin said…

Hi Melanie! Happy New Year to you, and thank you for your friendship. I will see you in the mails. :) Vikki

At 12:12pm 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 2:01pm on December 7, 2022, pascal said…

Merci ; Je vous envoie demain une réponse :

At 7:12pm on June 22, 2022, Terry Owenby said…

Thank you for the friend request. I would love to exchange art with you. 

At 8:53pm on April 2, 2022, Allison Pinther said…

Thanks for the gorgeous collage art, Melanie! I will also be sending you some art, though you might have won "the race!" ;)

At 2:23am on February 26, 2022, Devin S. Turk said…

Hi Melanie, thanks so much for the collages "Welcome" and "The Unborn," they are exquisite!!

At 3:03pm on December 16, 2021, Mikel Untzilla said…

Thanks Melanie Reed

At 6:53pm on November 6, 2021, Ifé Niklaus said…

Melanie your collages are simply breathtaking !!!!

At 9:38pm on March 2, 2021, Mikel Untzilla said…

Thanks Melanie.

At 7:28am on February 4, 2021, Mel Anie said…
Hi Melanie, thanks for you message. I can read them but I can't reply to them (ning problem). I'll respond in the mail because otherwise I think my continual public commenting will be taking up too much screen space for other people.

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Poetry Postcard Fest 2022

Posted on March 30, 2022 at 5:40pm 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 7:46pm 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 4:51pm 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

 
 
 

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