May 2017 Blog Posts (158)

Fleur's Garden Party

Amazing how meticulous Fleur is with these grids! I hate to think what it would look like if I tried this! Thanks, Fleur!

Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on May 5, 2017 at 12:45am — 4 Comments

Gretchen Brautigan

Gretchen passed a week ago after a long painful struggle. She had a sweet and keen sense of humor and was deeply kind. Here are a few things she sent me.…


Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on May 5, 2017 at 12:43am — 4 Comments

10 milion pageviews

Some statistics for you.

So since IUOMA is online at NING we had 447,876 visitors who saw 10,102,150 pages on the site.

So quite some numbers......

Thank you all for that!…


Added by Ruud Janssen on May 4, 2017 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: It's A Wonderful Trashpo by Rafael Gonzalez (Tenerife, Spain)

Mail art by IUOMA member Rafael Gonzalez (Tenerife, Spain)

May 3, 2017 - Network fave and veteran Rafael Gonzalez has expressed allegiance to DKult in the past, and it is wonderful to have this celebratory piece for the…


Added by De Villo Sloan on May 3, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Funny Face Mail Art Project - a selection of what's arrived...

Bernhard Zilling

Pietro Romano Matarrese

Kevin Nickerson…


Added by John Gayer on May 3, 2017 at 6:14pm — No Comments

R E Giles...

Added by Jay Block on May 3, 2017 at 5:47pm — No Comments

2 ana kawajiri

Added by Jay Block on May 3, 2017 at 5:46pm — 1 Comment

Two Postcards from Sa Mue

Lovely as always. Thanks a…


Added by jimmyconnors on May 3, 2017 at 10:54am — 1 Comment

SaMue Mail Art

Sabine send me this wonderful response to a piece I sent her. Great stamp work. Love the Mailart positive and negative stamp. And she asks if "USA Forever" on our postage stamps is a reflection of an "America First" mentality. I'm happy to say it is not.…


Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on May 2, 2017 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Katerina the Brave

Katerina is brave and dedicated. She's working with only one hand, since her left hand is in a cast with a broken bone! Nevertheless, "Hand-Stamped by: KN 2017" with lovely trademark blue and owls! Thanks Kat, get better…


Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on May 2, 2017 at 11:09pm — 1 Comment

Zipelit Mail Art

Here is a lovely piece I received from Zipelit. It has a note on the back which is in Icelandic???? Lots of interesting diacritical marks, etc. I have absolutely no idea what it says! But thanks, Zipelit!

Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on May 2, 2017 at 11:06pm — 2 Comments

Lady Bluebird's Mail Art

Bluebird is on vacation. I love all the elements of this piece. And I want to know how the surface is created--is that Gesso? Not even sure that Gesso is....

Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on May 2, 2017 at 11:03pm — No Comments

David Stafford, your post landed

Dealing with Dealey Plaza.  Thanks David!

Added by borderlinegrafix on May 2, 2017 at 8:20pm — No Comments

Ray Johnson exhibit

There's a Ray Johnson exhibit at Matthew Marks gallery (523 West 24th Street in Chelsea) opening on Thursday evening at 6 pm.  Really looking forward to it... 

Added by Li Araki on May 2, 2017 at 9:47am — 2 Comments

Russel Manning, Nancy Bell Scott, Pedro Bericat and Katerina Nikoltsou Incoming

Three fantastic pieces by Russel Manning. Some fantastic rubber stamp work. I think the third one is a drawing and not rubber stamps.…


Added by William M on May 2, 2017 at 7:31am — 5 Comments

From Mim Golub Scalin .Thank you !

Added by Lorella on May 1, 2017 at 3:18pm — 1 Comment

Old Postcards

A couple of weeks ago, I ran across these old postcards.  I've sent them unrendered to friends, because my messing with them would probably only screw them up.  I'm not sure it's mail art to send an unrendered postcard to someone, even within the broad definition of mail art, but what the hell.

This one might be a man with his outhouse.  Or maybe it's a fish…


Added by Pam VanderWiel on May 1, 2017 at 2:56pm — 6 Comments

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