Sunday, March 24, 2019

Marina Sirtis, Santa Monica, California, USA

Feeling honoured that we got to meet Marina this weekend at Capital City Comic Con in Victoria, BC . . she was truly delightful. Check out her IMDb: Marina Sirtis

Mark Bonnar, London, ENGLAND

Postcard # 1236-A . . just arrived . . mailed on 3 November 2017! . . is it possible it took 16 months to get to me . . it arrived without an envelope or added postage . . whatever the case . . made my mail day a happy one.
Check out more from this talented actor at: Mark Bonnar
Congratulations . . .Mark . . your mailing gets to mark 2000 portraits in the collection!!

Monday, March 11, 2019

Carole Reid, Nanaimo, British Columbia, CANADA

Postcard # 1359 has been autographed . . Many Thanks to my friend and artist Carole Reid.
Check out her site: CAROLEREIDARTIST





Saturday, March 9, 2019

Ed Higgins, (Portrait by artist Henry Denander), Farsta, SWEDEN





Tal Thompson, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Thanks to "Viking" Tal for signing this self portrait for the Portrait Palace.
More about this Fitness Trainer/ Physique Competitor/ Protein Chef at: TAL THOMPSON


Mike Delamont, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Thanks to Mike for creating this brilliant play " MAMA's Boy" and bringing it to the Spark Festival.



Friday, March 8, 2019

Portrait Documentation Stamp Page 82

Many Thanks to everyone in this edition:

Shannon Robbins — CANADA, Nick Bantock — CANADA, Gordon Pinsent — CANADA, John Held Jr. — USA, Glenn Gear — CANADA, Dimitrios Pavlidis — CANADA
Janet Lee — CANADA, Nicole Eippers — BELGIUM, Lulu Lolo and Dan Evans — USA
Robert Conrad — USA, Pierre Gauthier — CANADA, Ashley MacIsaac — CANADA
Quinn Bachand — CANADA, Mike Dyar — USA, Ruggero Maggi — ITALY, Martin Batchelor — CANADA, Matthew MacKenzie — CANADA, Berend Westera — NEW ZEALAND
Guido Bondioli — USA, Piet Franzen — The NETHERLANDS, Pat Martin Bates — CANADA, Andrew Stevens — USA, Ruta Lee — USA, Fiona Bruce — ENGLAND

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Ruta Lee, Northridge, California, USA

Delighted to get my mailing today from Actress Ruta Lee
Postcard # 1373 


Fiona Bruce, London, ENGLAND

Special Thanks to Fiona for choosing one of her own images in response to my postcard mailing. Much Appreciated . . I look forward to the next episode of Antiques Roadshow
More about Fiona at: Fiona Bruce

Andrew Stevens, Dallas, Texas, USA


Many Thanks to Actor/Producer Andrew Stevens for mailing of postcard #1356 with added enclosure from his Film School. Some days opening my mailbox is like getting a hug and a smile from the world outside . . 


Saturday, March 2, 2019

Pat Martin Bates, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Many Thanks to artist Pat Martin Bates for this signing . . and be sure to check out her current show at the Community Arts Council Gallery

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The Big Red Chair Visitor Portrait Series Edition 1.83

Thanks to all the Visitors to Studio J ARtSpace and willing sitters of the Big Red Chair Portrait Project . . and a big Thank You to artist Richard Hanna for donating the chair from his Melody Moore Fringe show. 


Piet Franzen, Leiden, The Netherlands


Thanks to Piet for this fluxus portrait and postcard


Dame Shirley Bassey, Monte Carlo, MONACO

Many Thanks to one of my favourite Dames — Dame Shirley Bassey for signing and returning postcard # 1370



Monday, February 25, 2019

Lucas Morneau, Corner Brook, Newfoundland, CANADA

Gifts of the Magi . . or the in this case the Queer Mummer . . The incredible Lucas Morneau.
 Check out his recently released photo essay book: The Queer Mummer
Thanks my friend you are in a treasured part of the portrait collection.




Sunday, February 24, 2019

Guido Bondioli, Mesa, Arizona, USA

Thanks to Guido for these portraits (with Shozo outline references)



Saturday, February 23, 2019

Berend Westera, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND

It has been 24 years since we met at the Gay Games IV: New York 1994. 
Delighted to hear from you again.  . . much Love from Canada.


Thursday, February 21, 2019

Matthew MacKenzie, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA


Many Thanks Matthew and the cast of the brilliant production of "BEARS" 

MATTHEW MACKENZIE