De Villo Sloan's Blog – November 2010 Archive (26)

Received: A-List Mail-Art from Lisa Iversen (North Manchester, Indiana, USA)

 

 

Mail-art by IUOMA member Lisa Iversen (North Manchester, Indiana, USA)



November 29, 2010 - A third installment of mail-art from Lisa Iversen arrived in my P.O. box last Saturday. I believe this is part of a series she has done using "Gulliver's Travels" as an…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 30, 2010 at 11:30am — 26 Comments

Received: Valentine Mark Herman is Mail-Art's (Southern) French Connection (Sigean, France)





Mail-art by IUOMA member Valentine Mark Herman (Sigean, France)…



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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 29, 2010 at 11:30am — 13 Comments

Received: Mail-Art Book Chapter for "What Alexander Conquered 2010" by Lauriana Glenny (Hillcrest, South Africa)

Mail-art book chapter by IUOMA member Lauriana Glenny (Hillcrest, South Africa)




November 28, 2010 - Cheryl Penn is coordinating a number of collaborative… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on November 28, 2010 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

Received: Batgirl Dumpster Dives for Trashpo Mail-Art Triumph (Albany. New York, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Batgirl (Albany, New York, USA)



November 27, 2010 - Good friend Batgirl can exchange elegantly penned correspondence with Richard Canard. But on her mail-art list there must be a note by my address…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 27, 2010 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Received: "This is The End My Friend" Mail-Art Book Chapter from Marie Wintzer (Saitama, Japan)

Chapter page by IUOMA member Marie Wintzer (Saitama, Japan) for the collaborative "The Crimson Giant" mail-art book project


November 27, 2010 - Marie Wintzer sent me a wonderful mail-art package that includes her chapter created for "The…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 26, 2010 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

Received: Imagine Peace Add-and-Pass, Autumn Collage from Katerina Nikoltsou (Thessaloniki, Greece)

Add-and-Pass sheet for the mail-art Imagine Peace project included with collage by IUOMA member Katerina Nikoltsou (Thessaloniki, Greece)


November 27, 2010: New IUOMA friend Katerina sent me a first mail-art envelope last week. Katerina…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 25, 2010 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Received: Communique from Ficus strangulensis, Panjandrum of Blorchistan, Fertilizer of The One Tree (Charleston, West Virginia, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Ficus strangulensis (Charleston, West Virginia, USA)


November 23, 2010 - A second missive arrived last week from new-old friend Ficus strangulensis, Panjandrum of Blochistan, Fertilizer of The One Tree. Since… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on November 24, 2010 at 3:00pm — 13 Comments

Received: Mail-Op-Art from Austin Wills James (Dallas, Texas, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Austin Wills James (Dallas, Texas, USA)


November 23, 2010 - This is the second piece of mail-art to arrive from Austin Wills James. He has many new pieces posted at the IUOMA and seems to be moving into new territory…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 23, 2010 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Received: Fashion-Focused Mail-Art from Natasha Jabre (Richmond, Virginia, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Natasha Jabre (Richomond, Virginia, USA)

November 22, 2010 - Natasha Jabre's first mail-art sent to me was waiting in my P.O. Box on Saturday. I was thrilled she sent me a pillow piece (above). Experience is proving that it takes some back-and-forth to learn what a friend is doing with their mail-art. My first impression of Natasha's work is that she is…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 23, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Received: Bookmark and Stamp from Snooky the Amazing Mail-Art Dog (Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Snooky the Amazing Mail-Art Dog (Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA)


November 23, 2010 - Looking at the list, one of my most faithful mail-art friends is Snooky the Amazing Mail-Art Dog of Wisconsin. Snooky's… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on November 23, 2010 at 3:30am — 5 Comments

Received: Mail-art from the Diane Keys Postage Due and Roadkill Club (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA)


November 22, 2010 - How I met Diane Keys (virtually) at the IUOMA helps explain this first installment of mail-art I received from her. On a quiet Sunday afternoon not long ago, I…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 22, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Received: Chapter Draft Documentation for Cheryl Penn's "The Crimsoned Giant" Mail-Art Book Project (Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa)

Chapter from "The Crimsoned Giant" mail-art book project coordinated by IUOMA member Cheryl Penn (Durban, South Africa). Contributors: Bifidus Jones (Minnesota, USA), Jen Staggs (Texas, USA), Erni Bar (Hamburg, Germany), Marie Wintzer (Wakoshi, Japan), Austin Wills James (Texas, USA), and Batgirl (New York, USA).…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 22, 2010 at 11:30am — 10 Comments

Received: Kaleidoscopic Mail-Art from Douglas Galloway (Cherry Valley, California, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Douglas Galloway (Cherry Valley, California, USA)



November 17, 2010 - Douglas Galloway - a new member of the IUOMA - has been sending out some…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 18, 2010 at 11:40am — 2 Comments

Received: Vintage image mail-art from Jen Staggs (Dallas, Texas, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Jen Staggs (Dallas, Texas, USA)



November 16, 2010 - I was very pleased indeed to receive a new mail-art piece by Jen Staggs. She is doing very unique…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 17, 2010 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Received: Rosa Gravino's Mapping Mail-Art (Argentina)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Rosa Gravino (Argentina)

November 16, 2010 - Do other members of the IUOMA find themselves having affinities with friends in certain parts of the world due to common interests? Right from the start, I was drawn to mail-artists from Argentina and Brazil because visual poetry is so much a part of their work and, it seems to me, so innovative in those countries and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 16, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Received: More Fan Club Mail-Art (Staten Island or Brooklyn, New York, USA)

November 16, 2010 - This ambiguously signed and cryptically messaged mail-art arrived a few weeks ago. Unless I am losing it entirely, this technically adept (hardly Old School) image depicts a number of episodes chronicled in my previous IUOMA blogs:

1) The Mars Bar…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 16, 2010 at 1:00am — 9 Comments

Received: Mail-Art for Dark Wall from Snooker and Angie (Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Angie Cope and Snooker the Amazing Mail-Art Dog (Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA)


November 14, 2010 - Mail-art for Dark Wall arrived from Angie and Snooker. This is a wonderful image that is deeply… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on November 15, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Received: Cheryl Penn's Harrowing Mail-Art Monkey Ordeal (Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa)

Mail-art book pages by IUOMA member Cheryl Penn (South Africa)


November 14, 2010 - The IUOMA has become a virtual zoo these days bursting with cats, dogs, and rabbits - chasing each other into world postal systems. And those mail-art monkeys just won't go away. Cheryl sent me pages from an… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on November 14, 2010 at 1:00pm — 18 Comments

Received: If it wasn't for bad art, I wouldn't have no art at all from Karen Champlin (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Mail-art from IUOMA member Karen Champlin's "Bad Art" series (Chicago, Illinois, USA)


November 9, 2010 - First, Karen Champlin is an IUOMA best friend so what I have to say is just in the spirit of the… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on November 10, 2010 at 11:30am — 9 Comments

Received: Super-hero mail-art from Marie Wintzer (Satima. Japan)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Marie Wintzer (Satima, Japan)


November 7, 2010 - Marie Wintzer's mail-art arrived here in the U.S.A., and I thought I was receiving her chapter for Cheryl Penn's "The Crimsoned Giant" book project. Instead, when I opened the elegant envelope (see below), I found an extraordinary…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 8, 2010 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

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