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The Echigo-tsumari catalogue arrived this morning. My family is represented and lots of IUOMA members. How wonderful they were able to create a physical catalogue for us. I would have been surprised …

The Echigo-tsumari catalogue arrived this morning. My family is represented and lots of IUOMA members. How wonderful they were able to create a physical catalogue for us. I would have been surprised but our Son-in-law (Chihiro Ito) told me last night the he received one. As always, the exhibition shows how universal human expressions for peace and community are,& how we are all one. …


Added by Mim Golub Scalin on November 29, 2022 at 4:41pm — 1 Comment

Blog Jam: Mail Art delivery

Finally! After two weeks of nothing in my mailbox...

lots came this week! Even from far away Uruguay: PAZ...PEACE!

Do you see yours?…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 11, 2022 at 11:24am — 4 Comments

Michalis Kotsaris 221006

Added by Mikel Untzilla on November 8, 2022 at 1:40pm — 1 Comment

CIRCLES...stitched from Amy Irwen

Came in a see-through and liked by my postman, too!

Beautifully executed and lovely textures!

What's not to looove about this creation, 

even the flip side is fascinating:…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 17, 2018 at 6:53pm — 12 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

What or whom is she staring at?

I've sent her to various colleague mail artists.

And great 'this is what she sees' returned home.

Of course new visions still are welcome.

Thank you very much, all of you!

Added by Heleen de Vaan on January 3, 2018 at 12:21am — 141 Comments

Diane Keys: The M-L Exclusive Interview (Part 3)



M-L: As a member of the Recycling Mail Art group at IUOMA-Ning, Rain Rien Nevermind [a New York Correspondence School veteran] took an interest in you and your work. Some say he was even a mentor to you. Looking back, was your involvement in…


Added by De Villo Sloan on March 6, 2017 at 2:13pm — 2 Comments

The Embassy

In the main-menu you can now easely find the several Embassy Groups in which artists from a specific country have joined. Mostly the group is run by a mail-artists from that country. Very easy when you want to inform your local network of mail-artist.

If the Embassy of your country doesn't exsist yet, consider starting a new group for this specific purpose.

Added by Ruud Janssen on February 5, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

altered art book

Hello from Greece,

I would like to make a collaborative art book and send a few pages from a Greek book to artists that are interested. You can alter them (paint them, use collage, photos or anything else you want on them). Please do not crop these pages because I intend to bind them together in order to create an art book, made out of 30-40 mail artists. Should you use less pages than those I sent you, please send the rest back to me so that I can send them to somebody else. If you…


Added by Dimitra Papatheodorou on January 15, 2017 at 9:32am — 14 Comments

E-Card as Spiritual Art Reflection on Trump Election (Please consider re-posting/sharing)



Like all of us, wrestling with the 2016 election results and its aftermath, the fears I have for this country and the planet have grown deeper.   As a result I found myself working on the image above.  As…


Added by Stephen Mead on January 2, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Outgoing to: 2017 Mail Art Call "FUNNY FACES"

Added by A.Hennig on December 28, 2016 at 11:08am — 1 Comment

Election Time USA - Card from Richard Canard - USA

An important card in the debate:

Mail from Richard C (USA) with political statements with the upcoming elections in the USA. In these times mail travels fast. He made the card on 30-9-2016, and only 8 days later it is in my P.O. Box.  I read the card…


Added by Ruud Janssen on October 8, 2016 at 12:37pm — 4 Comments

Mike Dickau Stamps are Trumps

Added by Jay Block on September 30, 2016 at 8:09pm — 1 Comment

Artist in Seine, your post has landed

Beautiful collage, thanks!

This is large, 22 x 15 cm

Added by borderlinegrafix on November 11, 2015 at 9:41pm — 2 Comments

Storage Shed Wars, Readymade Asemics (Practically) & More by Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illusion, USA)

Richard - 9.24.2015 - 1

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

September 24, 2015 - First, Jon Foster’s (North Carolina, USA) account of a visit to Richard Canard’s legendary storage unit is a must read…


Added by De Villo Sloan on September 24, 2015 at 11:19pm — 4 Comments

Katerina Nikoltsou: Super Moon - September 27, 2015

The Super Moon is Coming, the super moon is coming!  And…


Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on September 25, 2015 at 11:30pm — 41 Comments

Bertha Greschak

So this morning I recieved an envelope from Bertha containing two google search image result print outs. One of Elvis images and one of 50's housewives.

I'm really confused. I can't find her on here but when I search her name she comes up as having sent mail art to others too. However is a print out mail art?

I'm new to all this so would appreciate help & advice as I can't find a way to contact her and don't want to ignore that she made the effort to send…


Added by Hgfh on June 16, 2015 at 2:01pm — 24 Comments

Blogging since 2004

On http://iuoma.blogspot.nl/ you can see the 4000 blogpostings I have placed since 2004. In that year the blogging was already possible, and I have been doing that for over a decade now. Have a glimpse through my past........

Added by Ruud Janssen on June 6, 2015 at 2:04pm — 1 Comment


choose your direction....

Added by Ruud Janssen on June 5, 2015 at 6:20pm — 5 Comments


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