DKeys's Blog – March 2012 Archive (11)

KitKat Collage from M.Nidham

This beautiful mail art arrived today and was created in such an inventive way.The intricate collage-a combo of trashpo, asemics, and illustration, was done on the BACK of an envelope that was INSIDE the envelope and inside the envelope was some very nice paper--which I will be using shortly. Thank you for this wonderful…

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Added by DKeys on March 30, 2012 at 6:40pm — 5 Comments

Reconstituted Mail Art from Richard Canard

This weird doll has nothing to do with this post. I just thought it was cool. I sent out some mail art. It was returned to me chopped in half.…

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Added by DKeys on March 28, 2012 at 4:40pm — 6 Comments

Tire Treads and Broken Pottery from Dean MarksD

Dean has sent me this "Volcano Life Experience" Piece. How did he know my life has been like a volcanic eruption lately? Call it trashpoition? He has put tire treads, pottery, and what looks like a Trashpo Diety-all constructed from mail art omens from Puerto de la Cruz. He writes "Two lost souls on the road to San Juan" does he mean Him and Vanessa? or does he mean his bar…

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Added by DKeys on March 26, 2012 at 5:29pm — 11 Comments

Trashpolooza from Kay Dee Jay

KDJ has sent me a huge package of trash that was so authentic that it even felt a little filmy--this is the real shit. Included inside a celery…

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Added by DKeys on March 22, 2012 at 6:27pm — 1 Comment

Construction Trashpo Windfall from Stewart Charlebois

This incredibly inventive canvas toolbelt bag arrived stitched together and stuffed full of trash. Stewart explains that he was working at his daughter's school on building a playground and found all these tags that he knew he should send to me! So lucky and he…

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Added by DKeys on March 22, 2012 at 1:33pm — 9 Comments

Sword of Truth by Viola Rollins

Received this ornate ATC from Viola. It came in the small bag with no problem. Sooooo beautiful in the style of Ed Hardy-I'm not into tattoos, but this would make a great tattoo! thank you Viola for this beauty!

Added by DKeys on March 20, 2012 at 9:57pm — 3 Comments

10 of Hearts in Spades by Nikoya Mills

This photo doesn't even begin to do this piece justice. It is three-dimensional so did not scan well, but this is amazing. She has weaved playing cards and joined them with wire and the whole thing appears to be coated in beeswax. I've never seen wire used as thread and I just love this ! thank you Nikoya-I look forwardd to exchanging more with…

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Added by DKeys on March 20, 2012 at 9:43pm — 11 Comments

IOUMA Hand from Anna Micciulla

I feel so lucky to receive my first mail art from Anna--one of her wonderful Hamsa hands. I don't know what technique she uses on these but it is truly incredible. Thank you Anna! and I love that you covered the back in S & H green stamps:)

Added by DKeys on March 20, 2012 at 9:41pm — 1 Comment

Detached Tag from Kerri Pullo

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Added by DKeys on March 9, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

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