31 August 2013

a PINK postcard

Mail Art Call 2013: a PINK postcard
Pink is a color associated with ethereal, sweet, nice and means love and innocence.
Subject: Pink color. Small format (10x15cm). Free technique. Send by airmail. Do NOT use ENVELOPE (must have postmark)
Deadline: February 28th, 2014.
The postcard will be published on this blog, making reference to the author. Offensive material will not be published. Submissions will feature in a future exhibition. No returns. Documentation will be sent to participants. Please, indicate your name, address and email on each postcard.
Send to:
J. L. Hernández Galán ( igakusei )
PO Box 6236. Zip Code 41080.
Sevilla. Spain

Convocatoria Arte Correo 2013: una postal Rosa
El rosa (rosado) es un color asociado a lo etéreo, dulce, agradable y significa amor e inocencia.
Tema: color rosa (rosado). Pequeño formato (10x15cm). Técnica libre. Enviarla por correo, SIN SOBRE (debe tener matasellos).
Fecha límite: 28 febrero 2014.
La postal será publicada en este blog, haciendo referencia al autor. El material ofensivo no será publicado. Las postales formarán parte de una futura exposición. No se devolverán las postales recibidas. Se enviará documentación a los participantes. Por favor, indicar nombre, dirección postal y correo electrónico en la postal.

Enviar a:
J. L. Hernández Galán ( igakusei )
Apartado de Correos 6236. Código Postal 41080.
Sevilla. España

30 August 2013


A message from Jennie Hinchcliff to all members of Rubber Stamps on International Union of Mail-Artists!



Artists are invited to submit work exploring the intersection between mail art and artists’ books, in whatever way, shape, or form that may take. Mail art, artistamps, artists’ books, and other artworks that can be mailed and relate to the theme of mail/art/books are encouraged.


POSTMARK DEADLINE: October 15th, 2013

FORMAT: work must be sent directly through the postal service. Please apply postage directly to your work. 

TECHNIQUE: All media & themes accepted including mixed media, collage, montage, sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography, etc.



Documentation in the form of an address list and zine will be sent to all participating artists. Please include your mailing address. The San Francisco Center for the Book will produce a print catalog of the exhibit which will be available for sale at the opening reception.



Jennie Hinchcliff  attn: mail/art/book

PO Box 170271

San Francisco, CA. 94117

(artwork submitted for the exhibition becomes part of the Red Letter Day archive)


This show is curated by Jennie Hinchcliff and John Held Jr. and hosted by the San Francisco Center for the Book. Opening reception for “Mail/Art/Book” kicks off  the Ex Postal Facto Conference, Feb. 14-16, 2014.

By submitting artwork for this exhibit, you agree that both the San Francisco Center for the Book and Jennie Hinchcliff/Red Letter Day can photograph and use images of your work for future publication and press materials. Additionally, the artist also agrees that they will not receive any direct financial compensation from either San Francisco Center for the Book or Jennie Hinchcliff/Red Letter Day.


Questions? Contact Jennie at redletterdayzine@gmail.com Visit the Ex Postal Facto website: http://expostalfacto.wordpress.com/


Visit Rubber Stamps at:

29 August 2013


Send Butterflies to:

José Vandenbroucke
Pikkelstraat 49b
8740 Deerlijk


I'm hosting a "mail art" exhibit at a guitar shop in Carlsbad, CA. - USA. The concept is a general interpretation around the theme of "Guitar". Restrictions - works to be on paper 4" x 6" - no fee, no return, not for sale - (family appropriate for the onsite exhibit). Space limited to approx. 100 pieces. Send ASAP. Deadline Sept 21, 2013. I'd appreciate your participation. 

 Mailing address - 
 Gary Bibb c/o Buffalo Brothers Guitars - 
4901 El Camino Real - 
 Carlsbad, CA 92008 - 

Exhibit website - http://guitarartbbg.blogspot.com/

26 August 2013

Mail Art Call: Hurricane

Mail Art Call: Hurricane

As a continuation of a project that was started in 2009, we are inviting any and all artists to submit work with the inspiration “Hurricane“. As the residents of the Gulf Coast, we are subjected to the threat of Hurricanes every year. The loss of life, homes and our dear coastline are always of utmost concern. This year we will partner with the Red Cross, a first response organization, to celebrate the love of art and our communities.


Please submit an "A5" sized postcard (210mm x 148mm/8.3" x 5.8" large sized postcard) on card stock (110, 0.16 oz, 33 to 26 ga.) the art work can be submitted via U.S.Postal Service. (If you prefer not to use the postcard format the scale of the art work dimensions artwork is not limited in size and may be sculptural to no more than 24"
Multiple submissions are accepted.

Please label all Diptychs, Triptychs, & Ghent Altar-pieces with corresponding numbers so that the art work can be correctly displayed with the artist's intention.

Art work WILL BE SOLD with proceeds going to the American Red Cross , Southeast Louisiana Chapter that is responsible for all parishes that have experienced loss during Hurricanes Katrina, Gustave and Issac. All Art Work will be available for show & sale on September 14, 2013 through October 12, 2013, at PPG, a fine art gallery,
300 Belanger Street, Louma, LA 70360 www.ppgfineartgallery.com

All art work will be sold for $25.00 per piece regardless of the skill level, & ability of artists. (This exhibition is open to ALL visual , video or musical (Cds) artists.)
All art work MUST be signed on the back so that the art work cannot be identified by the buyer until AFTER the sale. (Please DO NOT SIGN THE FRONT OF THE ART WORK to prevent cherry picking.)

Artist Information on the back of the art work must include;
"Title..." Date... Media used... Printed Name... City of origin... Signature... (& optional contact information so that the buyer can view more of your art work after the sale.)
All art work must be received by the September 14th, 2013 to be included during “Art After Dark“ reception. Art work may be mailed as a postcard, envelope, or package, or may hand delivered on or before the 14th of September, 2013
Documentation for all artists, as well as a select few images will be made available on our website

Please submit art work to;

PPG, a fine art gallery
300 Belanger Street
Houma, LA 70360

Climate Chaos / Climate Change

MAIL ART: Climate Chaos / Climate Change
Format: Postcard or Decorated Envelope
Size: 4 x 6 inches or 10 x 15 cm
Deadline: 10 October 2013

Send to: 
Climate Change Mail Art, 
PO Box 369, 
BA 22803-0369 

Mail art will be exhibited in the Art <--> Climate Chaos art show opening Nov. 1 at Ruby's Lounge in Harrisonburg, VA. (USA). All mail art submitted will also be on view on line at climatechangemailart.wordpress.com

Questions to mailartjh@gmail.com

23 August 2013

Women and Migration

Go, Prejudices, Go Back, Exploitation, Return, Not Return, Identity, Longing, Exile, Interior Moving, Transformation, Travel, Borders, Memory, Joy, Sacrifice, Stay...
...Migrate and Live in The Attempt Of A Better Life

18 August 2013

17 August 2013

mutilated U.S. currency and coins

  • Fwd: Collecting stories about mutilated U.S. currency and coins. If anyone has ever sent damaged dollars to the Fed for replacement, or has any anecdotes about mangled, beat-up, distressed, soiled, altered moolah, please be in touch (or please pass this request along to people you know who might be able to participate). Contact Harley, inspector-collector@nyc.rr.com

Old Family Photos wanted

  • Fwd: Wanted: Old family photos -- your own, or someone else's -- for imaginary family history project. Copies or scans of photos welcome. Pre-1960 pictures will be especially treasured. Send hard copies to:
     V. Dougherty, 
    1465 Myrtle Avenue, 3E, 
    NY 11237 - USA
    Send scans and questions to: airelant[at]gmail.com.

Mail Art Salon - Dallas

I'm organizing a salon exhibit of Mail Art.  Would you please post the following information?  Thank You.  David Schulze, Dallas, Texas USA

Open Call

All artists are invited to participate in a Mail Art Project and Exhibit to be held in conjunction with the The North Dallas Artist Studio Tour on April 26 and 27, 2014.   The studio tour brings together residents of the community and artists with the goal of creating a deeper understanding of the creative process and demonstrating the variety of forms that creativity can take.  Participants on the Tour and in the Mail Art Project seek to demonstrate that art adds meaning and richness to community life.

Submission Deadline is April 1, 2014

·      Original artwork only; no photocopies or reproductions
·      Postcards; 4” x 6” or 5” x 7”
·      All media and techniques welcome
·      Multiple entries allowed
·      Each entry must be individually submitted through the postal system; no email or online entries accepted.
·      No fees, no jury, no returns.

Please include your name, mailing address and email address with each work submitted. Title of the work and medium are encouraged but not required.

After the exhibition all participants will receive an email with a list of participants.  If you do not want your contact details (postal and email address) to be included please let us know.

Information and Photos of the individual entries will be displayed online at www.MailArtSalon.blogspot.com

Mail entries to:
Mail Art Salon - DCS
10565 Countess Drive
Dallas, Texas 75229


2 August 2013


The Letters, installation views, Converge Gallery, Williamsport, PA. July 5 - August 31, 2013.  If you would like the PDF catalog with installation and individual shots of the 333 works (as well as prices), contact Casey Gleghorn, director, Converge Gallery.

1 August 2013

Aviation - Venezuela

Dreamer - project Argentina

Dear friends: I send this mail art call. I look forward to your participation and help spread. Thank you very much! Natalia

All of us have one particular vision of the world arround us. Tell us which is yours from one of these sentences:
"...Living is easy with eyes closed..." or " ...You, you may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one..."
Measures: 10x15cm. - Postal
Libre technique
Date Limit: 15-Oct -2013
Without Jury Without Selection
The works will not be given back
The received works will be exposed
Escuela Secundaria Orientada en Arte n 12
Sends your work by postal mail a
Escuela Media N 12 "Arte Correo"
Calle Liniers - 3225
CP: 1822
Lanús Oeste, Buenos Aires, Argentina