my mailbox overflows

06/18/2013 § Leave a comment

So… I’m battling bugs. Living in Florida, it’s kind of inevitable. I’m a real honest-to-goodness native (and trust me there aren’t many), but why the crackers settled here, I’ll never understand. Sure, there are the great winters, fishing, and the beach, but I often feel the summer heat index, humidity and icky bugs trump a lot of the good stuff.

Three's Company

Mark Hardy’s Three’s Company drawing

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traveling the world by postal mail

02/07/2013 § Leave a comment

Laurence-book

Laurence Gillot, from Nancy, France, sent me this really cool collage accordion book

A few months ago, an artist I had not yet corresponded with, Laurence Gillot, sent out an open call for artists to send some postal love to his grandmother, Granny Eliane, who only lives a few blocks away in Nancy, France. Fish-related images would be a reminder of her youth as a fisherwoman. I sent mail to each of them. I think what I received in return eclipses what I sent. « Read the rest of this entry »

Mail from Guido Vermeulen? Yes, please!

02/06/2013 § Leave a comment

Guido 1

I am a fan of Mr. Vermeulen’s mail. I really am. And I’m a horrible monster of a person for not sharing the last few pieces of mail I’ve received. So here are a few envelopes with their enclosed stuff, as well as excerpts from a parcel containing a saddle-stitched, hand-bound zine of his collages. I love that book. *Love it.*

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caught up in the mailstrom

01/16/2013 § 1 Comment

I get some pretty great stuff in the mail. Here’s more of it.

Stewart Charlebois cattails

neato relief print of cattails on an old German hymnal book page from Stewart Charlebois of Langley, BC, Canada

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mailzy dotes

01/09/2013 § 4 Comments

And now with no order or reason, here’s some postal art:

Tofu

from Tofu in San Francisco, California

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recent bird sighting from Florida

10/21/2012 § 1 Comment

Yanuary Navarro¬†caught a bird in Boca Raton and has let it go from Sarasota, Florida. It’s now on its way to its final destination overseas.

Save the USPS project update

10/21/2012 § 1 Comment

The Save the USPS postal project has been loaned for display. It will appear as part of The Unexpected: Art in Transit postal exhibition at the Basch Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, in Sarasota, Florida. However, the project will not be travelling on to the second, sister exhibition.

Many thanks to everyone who played!

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