Samantha Price
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  • Nashua, NH
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Outgoing envelope pics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Samantha Price Jul 2, 2019. 7 Replies

To all who post their outgoing mail art, specifically addressed envelopes, i invite u 2 be mindful & consider waiting 2 post ur pics until its received buy the recipient. iv’e seen a few pieces 4…Continue


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Anne left a comment for Samantha Price
"Thank you Sam."
14 hours ago
Samantha Price might attend Darryl Vance's event

Adjusting: a postal art exhbition at The Courthouse Gallery

February 20, 2020 at 6pm to September 20, 2020 at 7pm
CALL FOR ENTRIES!AdjustingInternational Mail Art Exhibition Sept 25-Oct 4, 2020The CourthouseKinvara, County Galway, Ireland Creativity and the Impact of Environmental Crisis NO JURY NO FEESNO PRIZESNO RETURNS Entries will be archived and made available for additional exhibitions and use in schools and communities as a historical record and source for continued inspiration and expression.  List of all participants will be made available online. Size limitations: Up to & including A5 no…See More
Sabrina S left a comment for Samantha Price
"Looking forward to it!! I sent you something yesterday. "
Sabrina S left a comment for Samantha Price
"Glad you're back, Sam! "
p. stellaria left a comment for Samantha Price
"thank you for the lovely card! will send u some mail with my next batch out  :)"
Samantha Price commented on Carmen Kennedy's blog post More Proof that the world is Topsy Turvy
"hi c! yes i had a few instances of this occurring this past summer. there is however a way 2 remedy this: rather than use ur return address, use the recipients (assuming it is in fact, correct) that way, it will arrive @ its desired destination…"
Samantha Price updated their profile
Feb 7
Samantha Price left a comment for Jorge Martin
"thx 4 letting me know! & no apology necessary! was just curious b/c i made 5 similar & 4 got 2 put my return address label on 1, maybe 2 of them. best, sam"
Feb 5
Samantha Price posted a status
"update: hiatus ended! have spent last couple months building inventory. back @ it, but @ 1/3rd my previous speed/output"
Feb 4
Anne left a comment for Samantha Price
"Envelope received. Thank you Sam. There is one on its way to you so we may have crossed paths in postal land. Please open this one!"
Dec 14, 2019
Susan Gnaedinger left a comment for Samantha Price
"I like the tape on the back of the envelope you sent."
Dec 13, 2019
Jayne Barket Lyons commented on Samantha Price's status
"Thanks for letting us know, Sam. Wishing you all the best. Wanted to let you know that I have something addressed and ready to send to you. Sorry my reply to your awesome mail is a bit late. Take Care! "
Dec 1, 2019
Samantha Price posted a status
"on hiatus until further notice"
Dec 1, 2019
Samantha Price commented on Mary Anne's status
"yes, he is quite down to earth; i did watch the entire video & enjoyed it very much. thx 4 posting it"
Nov 28, 2019
Samantha Price posted a status
"ty heidi monster 4 the wonderful pkg of assorted mail art.certainly not bendy enough. more like, as we new englanders say, “wicked” rigid!"
Nov 27, 2019
Samantha Price commented on Jean Jackson's group ENVELOPES ONLY
"whoops, forgot 2 titled that 1, carmela. it’s  called “elvis fish lips”...thats how i abstractly draw fish-- in this case they’re w/out tails & swimming in the wrong direction."
Nov 22, 2019

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Mail-Artist since:
My Website (without http://):
http://i have no website
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
just like frida kahlo, i also make art from my bed.....

i am completely bedridden w/very severe ME/CFS, a chronic, complex, wholly disabling, completely life altering systemic, misunderstood neuroimmune disease. i can't speak, sit up, read, tolerate any sound, visitors or sun light. i run on only wisps of fumes (hence my need 2 use abbreviations). i am 2 weak 2 lift a metal fork without becoming winded. i've not left my bed for over 3 yrs.

i've always been creative but mainly in 3D. now this is the only thing i am able 2 do. besides giving me an incredible sense of purpose, it keeps me sane & its the most fun i have being tethered 2 a bed in a darkened room, completely isolated from the world outside my 4 walls. i create mostly envelope art & some postcards.

my work is varied & ever evolving. i do illustrations. sometimes collage, a little watercolor or just ur name as a focal point & sometimes i use rubber stamps. i enjoy using the postage stamps 4 inspiration. i love abstraction & children’s art.

whatever i create depends on my energy level @ the time. it's a very slow process. despite being completely cut off from the world outside my bedroom, there is no shortage of inspiration. i am a creative machine. the ideas never stop flowing, however i am limited as to what i can physically execute which includes my energy level & the tools i use in order to create. i am unable to sit up or lift the weight of my arms so i do this on a clip board, under the light of a headlamp while laying on my left side, propped up on my elbow. my “studio” is a 10 x 10 inch space on my bed; the same space I eat, sleep & cuddle with my cat on, b/c i'm unable 2 physically write more than just a name & mailing address, u will rarely get a quick note inside. otherwise, i send envelopes that r either empty, filled w/ephemera or a little watercolor.

2 reasons y envelopes appeal 2 me:

the idea of turning something, plain & otherwise ordinary in2 something extraordinary is how i’ve lived my life; it just excites me 2 no end. & lets face it, envelopes r pretty plain & ordinary.

unlike a postcard which may only b seen by the PO on the addressed side, w/out the art, i surmise seeing envelope art adds some variety 2 the otherwise repetitive, plain, boring envelope processing day. hopefully it brings smiles 2 their postal worker faces.

but here is the most liberating & imperceptible part of being able to send mail art to people all over the world: it has allowed a piece of me 2 b seen. 2 b able 2 travel outside the confines of the bed which i am tethered 2; 2 feel the breeze, c all the colors & creatures of mother earth, 2 feel the sun kiss my skin...this is an experience that would otherwise b absolutely impossible in all of my encompassing debility.

i ty 4 taking the time 2 read this
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
iv’e been given over 30 nicknames thru the years, so 4 my mailing address, i invite u all 2 b creative with my name. here r some more recent ones. take ur pick or come up with w/ur own! lets have some fun!

Supernova Sam
(or just plain old boring Sam Price)

52 Walden Pond Drive
Nashua, NH 03064

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At 6:23am on February 21, 2020, Anne said…

Thank you Sam.

At 2:46pm on February 20, 2020, Sabrina S said…

Looking forward to it!! I sent you something yesterday. 

At 2:30pm on February 19, 2020, Sabrina S said…

Glad you're back, Sam! 

At 4:03am on February 19, 2020, p. stellaria said…

thank you for the lovely card! will send u some mail with my next batch out  :)

At 8:52pm on December 14, 2019, Anne said…

Envelope received. Thank you Sam. There is one on its way to you so we may have crossed paths in postal land. Please open this one!

At 3:35am on December 13, 2019, Susan Gnaedinger said…

I like the tape on the back of the envelope you sent.

At 11:12pm on November 4, 2019, Motherbrando said…

I sent off a packet today about 3:30.  a little of everything. 

At 7:57am on November 4, 2019, Motherbrando said…

Hurray! I'm sending in the post monday!
 Postaly yours Motherbrando

At 12:41am on October 4, 2019, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Hi Sam---pleased to make your acquaintance--love your whimsical drawings. I will send you something with a return address. BTW: really like what you entered into the redworkpost quilt project! My entry is dated Nov. 14, 2018. I'm blown away by the entire project. See you in the mail. 

At 7:02pm on September 21, 2019, Bill Lowenburg said…

Hi Sam,

I received the camera piece, and sent you something back. You should have received it quite a while ago so I guess for some reason it didn't make it.  I didn't have it returned, so don't know what's going on.

I'll send something else in the future. Right now I'm painting my house and garage and have a lot to do with that. 






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