"I think about green/environmental issues all the time. Beyond recycling there's overall conservation, energy use, land use, and most of all for me endangered species. It's hard to keep one's spirits up. Can we make mail art on these…"
"Richard, I guess the international postal service is back up to speed again, because I received this Mail Art from you yesterday! Thank you, and thank you for clarifying the difference between Mail Art and art by mail. I think I will be doing both.…"
It's a great way to do something creative and playful, to be connected to other people doing the same thing, and hopefully to work together with them.
I discovered Mail Art about 13 years ago at a show at the San Francisco Art Institute. I immediately said, "I want to do that!" so I formed a small group that stayed in action for a few years. Since then I've done what I call Random Acts of Mail Art amid my other artistic endeavors (e.g., artist's books, mixed media work).But I want a more regular engagement in this wonderful medium, so here I am.
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