September 2011 Blog Posts (216)

Ray Johnson Profile from Angela Behrendt

Everything in black is hand stitched  and the face is blue watercolor. very cool

Added by DKeys on September 2, 2011 at 6:18pm — 1 Comment

Schoolwork from Holly Cooper

Holly wrote "School started last week here in Texas. It was 108 degrees here today so we might as well be in school practicing our handwriting" I love that she sent me something that was like a page torn out of her life-literally

Thank you Holly!

Added by DKeys on September 2, 2011 at 6:17pm — 1 Comment

First Asemic from ChaosAtlanta

I was honored to receive Cheryl's first piece of asemic mail art! I love this Asian inspired card it made me think of Chinatown and paper lanterns. I think I've posted it wrong side up, but it works all different ways. Thank you Cheryl I love it

Added by DKeys on September 2, 2011 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Asemic Mazes from Atte Ourie

I received two more cards from Atte Ourie this week! I love his self-contained asemic-ish mazes that go nowhere THank you so much!!!

Added by DKeys on September 2, 2011 at 6:12pm — 1 Comment

Received from Katerina N, Greece--courtesy of McDonalds, official [proud] sponsor of Trashpo

If dropping six figures at the art supply store ain't your gig, consider joining the All Things Trashpo group here at IUOMA. If you got something deep and wide to say and no language on the planet can suffice, join Asemic Writing for Mail Artists. If you're one of those people who can't help but reach out and touch art, say a Van Gogh at an art museum because his brushstrokes are calling you, maybe you should join the Haptic Poetry group here. And if you have a penchant for disobeying…


Added by Bifidus Jones on September 2, 2011 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

I also got a TRASHBOOK from Diane

I bet this trash didn't think it would travel so far. Now I have my own trashbook, I have been seeing everyone else get one and was jealous. Mine even has a Ronald McDonald jigsaw included to do later (wow hope I manage). I think Diane is a compulsive list maker, me too, cant get through the day without a TO DO list (or Yist as my little niece calls it).

A plastic cover for protection ...…


Added by Lesley Magwood Fraser on September 2, 2011 at 3:30pm — 8 Comments

Few more pages from Diane Keys trash book

The "SORRY" slip indicating refusal of the city to pick up yardwaste is a psychedelic green that apparently insults a scanner.  Please see initial… Continue

Added by Nancy Bell Scott on September 2, 2011 at 2:44pm — 2 Comments

My heart's desire, from Diane Keys

A trash book from our trashpo leader:

That's the front, and this is the back:

Diane and her work have made me finally understand why I save stuff, why I love the crooked edges and wrinkles and accidents on the detritus of our lives: because they're…


Added by Nancy Bell Scott on September 2, 2011 at 2:37pm — 6 Comments

Daddy's Little Matador by liketelevisionsnow

I just finished this collage for the Toros en Sevilla 2011 Mailart Call ... riffing on the idea of the macho matador.


Added by liketelevisionsnow on September 1, 2011 at 10:40pm — 3 Comments

Woooohoooo! WOW.

Susan Mc Allister sent me this. I am thankful. I LIKE it so much! Thank you, Susan!

The colours and lines are powerful and the picture shook me!

Great drawing and one of my favourites so long at IUOMA!

Greetz, Yvonne.

Added by Yvonne Neldel on September 1, 2011 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Proust from Edward Schäfer

And another mail which made me really happy yesterday: Edward Schäfer sent a huge poster with a quote from a letter Marcel Proust. I'll have to move in a few weeks, and the poster will sure get a special place in the new home. Thank you very much, Edward, you made a Proust afficionado so…


Added by Svenja Wahl on September 1, 2011 at 8:27pm — 2 Comments

Rabbit Mail



Yesterday I found a marvellous rabbit in the mail box: Judith HeartSong sent one of her wonderful coloured art works with a picture showing a part of the Dentzel Carousel in Glen Echo where Judith lives. Thank you very much, Judith, and: give a rabbit, take a rabbit (meaning: there is another one on its way to Glen Echo…


Added by Svenja Wahl on September 1, 2011 at 8:21pm — No Comments

RECEIVED: Trash Talk from Richard Canard and the Limits of Cerealism (Carbondale, Illusion, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illusion, USA)


August 31, 2011 - Mail-art friends might remember I recently received material from Richard Canard, which I blogged here at the IUOMA, including the page of…


Added by De Villo Sloan on September 1, 2011 at 12:00pm — 12 Comments

Bulk Blog for Beauties

Heart Rob(ber) from Thom Courcelle (Washington U.S.A)

A FAB weave piece from Thom, WITH a wonderful letter – which opens with – This is for you simply because of the wonder-full-ness- icity of you! OK – who is NOT going to fall for a letter like that? Thom mentions my confusion at the goings on in Forks – you know the vampires and all, so he also enclosed a pamphlet on Forks – where “you can find it… see it… do it all in FORKS – really???? That must be where all the heart robbers…


Added by cheryl penn on September 1, 2011 at 11:09am — 7 Comments

Certified Almost Certainly Authentic - from Cheryl Penn

And the trip in Time and Space and Fantasy continues with this envelope from Cheryl. After reading the mysterious message on the back of the envelope I couldn't wait to open it.


What was urgently sent to me was..... a piece of…


Added by Marie Wintzer on September 1, 2011 at 10:27am — 7 Comments

Final Call for Mail art entries

Anything Goes - Everything Shows opens Sept. 10...we have received some very intriguing entries from y'all...keep 'em coming! Thanks!

Added by Carlos Steward on September 1, 2011 at 4:08am — No Comments

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