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

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Nancy Bell Scott commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post #3996 Artful beauty from Nancy Bell Scott
"Just saw this nice blog now, Kat, thanks. And congratulations on 4000+. You really should get some sort of medal or ten --"
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post #3993 From Jennifer Wallace
"Exquisite pears/tears"
Nov 18
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Carien van Hest's blog post Incoming mail art from the States
"Thanks, my friends !"
Oct 29
Nancy Bell Scott joined Ruud Janssen's group

Ask Anything

There are a lot of basic questions on Mail Art that are often asked and answered. This group might be the first place to look for answers. I will do my best to answer, but hope that other members can help out as well.
Oct 21
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Nancy Bell Scott's photo


"Jennifer, I love your interesting wording. Edges look "nibbled" because pages from fallen-apart old books tend to be thin+brittle. They can crack any which way when I try to fold or tear them. Their unpredictability is one reason I'm…"
Oct 21
Jennifer Wallace commented on Nancy Bell Scott's photo


"Love the nibbled edges on your pieces - there's tearing and then there's this!"
Oct 12
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Nancy Bell Scott's photo


"Comments like this can keep a person going when life is strange and the muse is groggy. Like now. Thanks, Francis --"
Oct 12
Nancy Bell Scott commented on jon foster's blog post A Mail - Art Glossary.
"If you can find out what "collage" means, I'll be incredulous and also eternally grateful. But whether or not -- excellent project, Jon."
Sep 7
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Mail Art Martha and the Front Door Gallery
"Tuning in after several weeks, I send you sympathies, Kat. And a tactile message via post to follow.   "
Sep 7
Francis Lammé commented on Nancy Bell Scott's photo


"This piece keeps on fascinating me."
Sep 4
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Jayne Barket Lyons's blog post From: Allison Anne (0064-0420)
"I LOVE her work. And wonderful description of it, Jayne. "
Aug 14
Jennifer Wallace commented on Nancy Bell Scott's photo

Invented Friend

"It's arrived! (Along with the others - all much appreciated.)"
Aug 3
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Nancy Bell Scott has arrived!
"Nice blog, Kat -- thanks AND you're most welcome --"
Aug 1
Nancy Bell Scott left a comment for Jennifer Wallace
"Your comment (from May!) reminds how much I enjoyed that time. The outbooks were inspired by Diane Keys's trashbooks, the epitome of free-wheeling and gutsy artists books. I was only a hanger-on working with studio scraps, mostly not the more…"
Jul 31
Nancy Bell Scott commented on Jennifer Wallace's blog post Asemic writing (and more)
"Great description of your evolving process of asemic marking, Bradford. I'll be reading it again and again; thanks. "
Jul 23
Nancy Bell Scott commented on David Stafford's blog post Saving the US Postal System
"We can only hope this prediction is wrong, Richard, despite your long+wise historical perspective. I write real letters with some here + elsewhere (plus to people in power, such as endlessly to the top senate hypocrite, my ugh senator Susan…"
Jul 22

Profile Information

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 11:20am on May 28, 2020, Jennifer Wallace said…

Your latest blog post made me look back at some earlier ones and I discovered your wonderful outbooks - what a treat!

At 10:41am on May 26, 2020, Sabela Baña said…

Thanks. Happy day

At 10:50pm on May 23, 2020, Jenn Miltenberger said…

Thank you for the great mail :)

At 10:04am on May 23, 2020, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…


Thanks for all that you send, Nancy xxx

see the blog:

3-scrap beauties from Nancy Bell Scott

At 3:54pm on April 26, 2020, allison anne said…

thank you, nancy! so glad to be connected -- your work is amazing. thank you for the compliment! i'm putting something in the mail for you tomorrow. best, aa

At 10:09pm on April 25, 2020, Ilya Semenenko-Basin said…

Nancy, I'm very happy to hear your comment.

I'll send you a collage as soon as my isolation is a little less.

At 9:49pm on April 14, 2020, Steve Random said…

thanks for the comment on the Pittore photo, I just looked up the poster I did for the UMVA event you mentioned and yup, there you were. I was there, too, but opted out of a table. I still talk with Robert Saunders weekly, another Maine reference, hahaha. Be well and stay healthy

At 2:55pm on April 12, 2020, Petrolpetal said…

mail out!

At 7:20am on March 4, 2020, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

So happy to know that the "mountains/islands" have arrived, Nancy.

"Feed the World Art" as Erni always says :-)

At 9:02pm on December 21, 2019, Mail Art Martha said…

Nancy, do not worry about big gap in mailing, reality issues always get in the way of good intentions. Here also this year and the two precedent have been confusing and 2020 does not seem to be panning any better.

I am looking forward to your mail, Walmarth is having a sale in Spring and it would be an honour to have a Nancy Bell ScottTrashpo piece on show.

By the way I did put a comment for you in the  Dkult group but it seems to have disappeared. May be I forgot to save. It can happen.

I am having a good long break until January so Happy New  Year, see you the other side.

Nancy Bell Scott's Blog

on the wall

Posted on May 13, 2020 at 4:48pm 0 Comments

From top down. LEFT: Richard Canard (fab trashpo he sent!); James Chester (from 2019, it's a favorite); Nadine Wendell-Mojica. MIDDLE: Jorge Martin (a real beauty); David Stafford ("Concerto for Three Hands"); Heide Monster (2). RIGHT: Ficus (2) (love the notes too); Jay Block (unique, and the Post Office helped, I think). Thank you for these…


on the wall

Posted on May 13, 2020 at 4:39pm 2 Comments

From top down, LEFT: Nadine Wendell-Mojica (2); Erni Bar; Heide Monster (2). MIDDLE: Mail Art Martha; Debra Mulnick (2). RIGHT: Carien van Hest (2); David Stafford (2). Oh Dave, you look so worried... Thank you very much, my friends. I love it…


Recent from Debra Mulnick, Judi Dagan, Katerina, Mike Parsons, David Stafford, Diane Keys, Jorge Martin

Posted on March 9, 2020 at 6:31am 1 Comment

Top row across shows Debra's boekie, the fabulous "Catching Spirals Whole," and gorgeous marbled envelope.

Columns (down) below them include (1) Judi Dagan's appealing and original art note + envelope; (2) 2 from Katerina's stunning "Mixed Grill" series and a friendly piece with note from Mike Parsons; (3) a lovable fat pinkish-reddish rat for…


Almost first blog since 2014 (except for Sharon Silverman 2019) -- thanks, IUOMA, for still being here

Posted on February 17, 2020 at 11:16pm 2 Comments

From top down. Left: Renee "Motherbrando"; Jan Hodgman. Middle: Heide Monster, and 2 from Petrolpetal. Right: Samantha Price, Rebecca Guyver, and David Stafford. Friends, I wish I could blog everything like in the old days, but being at least half-luddite (and getting worse, haha) prevents it, as well as having the slowest + most infuriating scanner…




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