Nancy Bell Scott
  • Female
  • South Portland, ME
  • United States

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Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post "Folk Heroes" : An Explosive New Trashbook by Lisa Iversen (Indiana, USA)
"Lisa/Skybridge! What a welcome sight and delightful trashbook. I love the "lines" especially."
Nancy Bell Scott commented on DKULT's group All Things Trashpo
"You always look clean in your picture to me, Martha."
Aug 6
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Nina Hermus's blog post No Title
"Thanks, Nina, I don't know the groups you mention nor do I do facebook, but I appreciate your replying, thanks kindly. I'm probably looking for something that doesn't exist."
Aug 2
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Nina Hermus's blog post No Title
"Nina, what other places? If you don't mind; otherwise, no reply is fine.  "
Aug 2
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Ficus strangulensis's group tsundoku
"Fike, I'd like to have seen it that way too, but alas. Let me know the secret if you discover it, ok?"
Aug 2
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Ficus strangulensis's group tsundoku
"Asemic piece, I think, from a month or two ago, titled Bookcase:"
Aug 1
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Haptic Erni in Hamburg
"Happy Birthday to You, Erni! You are much missed. Will you find lots of trashpo on the streets of Hamburg to celebrate? There's a big art block in South Portland these days, but I'm attaching an image of a lighter piece from earlier this…"
Aug 1
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Hikmet Şahin's blog post PO-MO publications
"Hikmet, the exhibition was especially exciting because of its inclusion of many wonderful Turkish artists I'd never have seen otherwise, and overall it looks to have been a great international mail art exhibition. Many many thanks for this, and…"
Jul 30
Nancy Bell Scott commented on William M's blog post Selections from Circulaire 132 No. 229
"The Sticker Dude's "If you think ... , you haven't tried completion of a new work of art" is quite the beacon during fallow times. I need this truth/reminder today. Thank you Sticker Dude, and William for posting. The whole zine…"
Jul 30
Nancy Bell Scott is attending Sharon Silverman's event

50 MAILART BOOKS at This is an interactive event - All participating Artists receive a book

May 28, 2019 at 6pm to January 28, 2020 at 7pm
I am inviting MailArtists to send me 10 original pieces of work. Any theme. Artwork must be no larger than 8.5 x 11 inches. I will scan your artwork and combine it with 10 pieces of my work and create a one of a kind MailArt Book for each of us. I have done 7 books so far and would like to work with as many Artists as possible. I will mail your original artwork back to you with your book. Mail to : 50 MailArt Books, c/o Sharon Silverman, P.O. Box 1212, Haverhill, MA 01831 USASee More
Jul 19
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Jay Block's blog post Zombies by number... David Stafford humor
"Only rarely do I type this, but LOL !!!   Thanks for the exquisite laugh today, Dave--you'd better keep your vintage stash--and thanks, Jay, for posting. Made my day."
Jul 18
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Can Trashpo Endure in a Green World? Cor Reijn (Zaandam, Netherlands)
"Profound question in this piece. Can the answer be yes? There likely will always be wind through the streets and people dropping things accidentally or on purpose, unless humanity itself gets outlawed. Which might still happen. I've been afraid…"
Jul 12
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Secret Masters of Add & Pass: Sticker Dude, Jon Foster, Ed Giecek, Fleur Helsingor, Debra Mulnick
"This history info from several IUOMA mail artists is wonderful, and I'm appreciating everyone's input and perspectives, including the various categories of boekies and thoughts on them. Have to admit, I was pretty bad at history in school…"
Jul 11
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Sabrina S's blog post Common sight in Lapland
"You are lucky, Sabrina, and thanks."
Jul 11
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"It's amazing I never saw the term "pansemic" before. Google just now listed tons of links to follow, so this week's reading is laid out for me. I too think Leftwich is brilliant and remember his being credited by you and DK for…"
Jul 8
Nancy Bell Scott commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"The works posted in Photos by mail art veteran Jim Leftwich (decomposition + trashpo pieces) in Nov 2008 are really a wonder to behold, and asemically compelling. I'd never seen them before! Tonight they're on pages 6189-6190, but the…"
Jul 8

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Mail-Artist since:
2011 at the latest. By the way, please no add+pass. It's great, but procrastination means I fail, others and myself.
My Website (without http://):
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Woke up one morning and there it was, in my DNA.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
47 Parrott St, South Portland ME 04106, USA

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At 11:02pm on May 29, 2019, Mary J. Grellner said…

Dear Nancy:

Thanks you for your response, and we look forward to your donation.  We are going to start an Art Association for our community and want to have kids classes this summer, so the sale of any type of art will help our cause.


Mary J. Grellner

At 3:10pm on December 16, 2018, xx Jones said…
At 9:53am on December 13, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Oh, beautiful art work!

Thank you so much, Nancy,

and see the blog:

At 9:27am on October 15, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

...a bit belated...Happy, Happy xxx

At 11:23pm on October 11, 2018, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Happy Birthday! Celebrate your mail art DNA!

At 8:03pm on October 11, 2018, Norma Soulet said…

Happy Birthday, Nancy!

Hope you are having a lovely creative day!


At 6:48pm on August 24, 2018, Diana Hale said…

Thank you for your kind words regarding The Mail Art Experiment.  The artists get all of the credit, they sent such beautiful work.

At 10:11am on August 6, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Beautiful art and asemics!

many thanks xxx


At 7:04pm on June 14, 2018, carl baker said…

nancy, here is electronic mail-art

At 9:27pm on May 21, 2018, David Stafford said…

Nancy, you just decided who will get the next piece of colored paper from Dave's Personal Collection of colored papers! I'm in California till June 3 or so but I look forward to getting the lettuce when I return. (sounds like we're talking in gangster code, just like the guvmintl guys).

Nancy Bell Scott's Blog

Blogjam: Jon Foster, Dorina Harangus, fake fine art, Petrolpetal, and Richard Baudet

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 4:48pm 3 Comments

Many thanks to Jon, Dorina, and fake fine art:

By the way, Jon, that's one of my favorites from you!

Front of fake fine art's great trashpop card:  Thanks to Petrolpetal too for these gems (really got a kick out of your "full" envelope with the…


Carina's "Constellations" -- a boekie of charming sketches

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 3:59pm 7 Comments

Carina's boekie enchants me. All about color + shape, it is simplicity backed by a sophisticated artistic mind. I tried to stop scanning, but here's what happened:…


Claudia McGill

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 2:10pm 6 Comments

Wonderfully altered brochure:

 Yes and yes, I told her! Thanks again, Claudia ---…


Petrolpetal, with more originals

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 6:31am 0 Comments

This survived all the way from South Africa with the little pouch of treasures still tucked in its envelope pocket: This is the most recent of a few…




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