Hedgehogs and sea lions and cat burglar kitties, OH MY!!!
Carina keeps in touch with late-winter greetings...and animals that the groundhog would only see if he hadn't seen his shadow on Feb. 2nd. But indeed he did, meaning six more weeks of winter weather. In fact...there's a snow storm expected to roll in here tomorrow dumping another 6 inches…Continue
As soon as Fiorentina Giannotta came onto the scene of IUOMA, I knew I needed to make supplication for her mail art. I LOVE her portraits...so much color, so much detail, so much whimsy, so many layers of texture... look how she fills the space of her canvas in the piece to the right. And the historical vestments and hair wigs, etcetera, all add to a sense of…Continue
This blog is continuing a series of posts describing received correspondence that is "Something More Than Mail Art"—(SMTMA)—mail art that exceeds the standards of anticipation. (For a fuller description, see my previous blog post: …Continue
Sometimes we get something in the mail that exceeds expectations and excels beyond requirements of the medium of mail art. So this is a new "category" or "genus" or "subspecies" of blog post that I am creating for my documenting reviews: "Something…Continue
Perhaps these artistamps by Jack of Cascadia Artpost say it best... We are indeed in a stormy season. But a stormy political front always means there will be some inspired art from the politically oppressed. And if you're an artist who DOESN'T feel politically oppressed...you're not paying attention. With the National Endowment for the Arts and the National…Continue
Solstice and News Years wishes received from friends near and far... clockwise from upper right:
"New Years Rooster 2017" by Angie Cope (USA)
"New Years Wishes" arrived in an amazing FABRIC ENVELOPE from Ouis (France)...bonus for the safety pin making it through the mail and a great safety pin artistamp.
New Friend, Sa Mue sends this nifty print-and-collage with a wonderful note about her former travels to my hometown in Vermont...
Melissa Wand sent this thrilling envelope with treasures inside: a collage with a…Continue
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Clockwise from Upper Right:
"Resist the Norm; Rebuke the Expected; Refute Conformity" by Amalgamated Confusion (USA)
"King Kong Audition" by David Stafford (USA)
"Remembrance of Harley" montage of the mail artist and his work by Cascadia Artpost (USA)
"Assembly in Orbit" by William Mellott…Continue
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