David Stafford
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David Stafford's Discussions

Mail Art Call

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Stafford Jul 14, 2014. 2 Replies

I think I'm going to do a Mail Art Call but I'm not sure what the best way to announce it. What is the preferred protocol?Continue

Best adhesive for collage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kosmo Vinyl Apr 9, 2017. 82 Replies

A friend asks: What's the best adhesive for magazine collage that won't wrinkle the paper? I told him Spray Mount...anybody have any other suggestions?Continue

Collage Materials

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mim Golub Scalin Dec 13, 2011. 47 Replies

20 years ago I came upon a stash of Time Magazines circa 1952. These have followed me around long enough. If anyone wants them and is willing to pay the shipping I'll send them to a good home. (in…Continue

 

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David Stafford commented on Ifé Niklaus's blog post CHAIRS BY DAVID STAFFORD ---TAKE A SEAT !
"Thanks, Ifé!"
Wednesday
David Stafford commented on Ruud Janssen's group Ask Anything
"I saw a mail art call recently that was something like "Words and Images, Images and Words" but I lost track of the address. Anyone know anything about that call?"
Aug 25
David Stafford commented on Ifé Niklaus's blog post DAVID STAFFORD STRIKES AGAIN
"Gracias, Ifé."
Aug 21
Nancy Bell Scott commented on David Stafford's blog post Hope for the Aged
"Great quotes. Isn't it amazing to find one is doing SomeThing right for the health judges--let's add it to our resumes. Very refreshing uplift, thanks Dave. And same for that big truth, Val. Think I'll put off rereading "Art and…"
Jul 16
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on David Stafford's blog post Hope for the Aged
"must agree :-)"
Jul 13
Valentine Mark Herman commented on David Stafford's blog post Hope for the Aged
"Good stuff! Here's a quote from the Korean artists Chung Sang-Hwa that has inspired this aging old bloke (aka me ) to being creative:"
Jul 13
David Stafford posted a blog post

Hope for the Aged

I thought this was a particularly good distillation of why I like mail art. (We still don't know why it doesn't like me but that's for another day).From a Washington Post article on creativity and aging.If you’re interested in staying healthy as you age — and living longer — you might want to add a different set of muscles to your workout routine: your creative ones. Ongoing research suggests that creativity may be key to healthy aging. …See More
Jul 13
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) left a comment for David Stafford
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAVID!"
May 22
David Stafford commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post An Ode to Greece from New Mexico
"I forgot the disclaimer: Some exaggeration has been deployed for dramatic purposes."
May 11
David Stafford commented on vizma bruns's group Show us your Artspace!!!
"My all new workspace addition...the Husky Tool (and Art Supply) Cabinet! (It has new USB ports)."
May 9
Michelangelo Mayo left a comment for David Stafford
"I get my gummed paper from: https://www.coasttocoastlabel.com/category/dry-gum.html Try contacting them for stock."
May 9
David Stafford commented on Borderline Grafix's blog post David Stafford, your post landed
"Sure...but I ran out of stamp paper. Give me a while to get it together...."
May 8
David Stafford commented on Borderline Grafix's blog post David Stafford, your post landed
"Thanks, BG. "
Apr 22
David Stafford commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Year of the OX from David Stafford
"So you were the "Dean" of Admissions she's always talking about."
Apr 13
David Stafford commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Year of the OX from David Stafford
"Who can remember that far back? I was so young. "
Apr 6
David Stafford commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Year of the OX from David Stafford
"You're welcome, Katerina. But I want to make clear that the ox is a Patti Bott creation. Every year for several years now she has made a silkscreen of the Chinese New Year animal. This year I decided I'd try my hand at silkscreen. It did…"
Apr 5

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My Website (without http://):
http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=708157238
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Seemed like a good idea at the time....
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137 Alamo Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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Hope for the Aged

Posted on July 13, 2021 at 7:12am 3 Comments

I thought this was a particularly good distillation of why I like mail art. (We still don't know why it doesn't like me but that's for another day).

From a Washington Post article on creativity and aging.

If you’re interested in staying healthy as you age — and living…

Continue

Happy Lunar New Year

Posted on February 14, 2021 at 6:45am 5 Comments

T-Shirt from the Jon Foster Collection

Saving the US Postal System

Posted on July 21, 2020 at 11:04pm 43 Comments

I may be violating a IUOMA policy here but I think it's important for people to realize that the forces of darkness are once again trying to privatize our Postal System, widely regarded as one of America's proudest achievements for a wide variety of reasons.

Check out this paper from In The Public Interest and then consider writing a letter to these…

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COVID 19 and Mail Art

Posted on March 13, 2020 at 9:14pm 31 Comments

I'm not sure anyone has addressed this yet but it has occurred to me that we may all be wondering what the protocols should be.

Here's an informative article that addresses the issue.

Stay Safe

Dave

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At 2:38pm on May 22, 2021, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAVID!

At 1:36am on May 9, 2021, Michelangelo Mayo said…

I get my gummed paper from: https://www.coasttocoastlabel.com/category/dry-gum.html

Try contacting them for stock.

At 5:32pm on March 24, 2021, Ifé Niklaus said…

WOW!!!! WHAT A GREAT SURPRISE IN MY MAIL BOX !!!!! THANK YOU DAVID !!!!

SEE YOU IN THE MAIL !!!!!

At 5:32pm on March 24, 2021, Ifé Niklaus said…

At 11:08am on March 1, 2021, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Mellow Yellow Columns arrived, David,

they are enchanting :-)

see the blog:

At 12:44am on December 10, 2020, Susan Weisberg said…

No, I am one of the six people in the universe who are not on Facebook. I was referring to the photos posted on your IUOMA page.

At 5:50pm on July 14, 2020, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Glad to know that mail art is finally arriving !

...and in today's mail delivery:

that's the "DORIC Column Ministry",ha!

Thank you so much!

At 8:46pm on May 22, 2020, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

At 10:34am on April 18, 2020, Petrolpetal said…
At 12:53pm on April 12, 2020, Petrolpetal said…

mail out- with an explanation for the triple phenomenon!

 
 
 

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