Thursday, July 19, 2018

Karen Alekyan, Gyumri, ARMENIA

Thanks to Karen for this series of 5 portraits that just arrived from Armenia.
Check out his website at: Karenalekyan






Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Nicola Walker, London, ENGLAND

Postcard #1304 finds it's way to the mailbox at Studio J . . Many Thanks to actress Nicola Walker for kindly autographing and sending it back to me.
Check out more about her amazing career at: Nicola Walker - IMDb

Premier John Horgan, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Many Thanks to our Premier John Horgan for coming out to the Pride Celebrations in Victoria this weekend.
Check out: NDP BC Government
The Queen of Poste ( with Sharpie on hand . . one more signing closer to the title of Autograph Queen of Canada)


Jagmeet Singh, Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA

Many Thanks to NDP Leader Jagmeet for signing my portrait postcard during his recent visit to Victoria for the recent Pride Celebrations.
Check out his site: Jagmeet Singh
Mailarta and Jagmeet and (Rob Flemming peeking in)
Requisite Selfie time with Mailarta, Premier John Horgan, Jagmeet and The Sisters



Friday, July 6, 2018

Matt Bomer, New York, New York, USA



Many Thanks to actor Matt Bomer for the signing and return of his portrait postcard.
(It was part of my mailing to the "Boys in the Band" now playing at the Booth Theatre in New York)



Elena Stepanenko, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Many Thanks to my artist friend Elena for signing card # 1275 


Michael Leigh, Cheshire, ENGLAND

Many Thanks to artist Michael Leigh for the edition of 12 portrait ATC's that arrived . . loved the address: "Dame's Porpoise Palace" . . great envelope too.






Friday, June 29, 2018

Martin Batchelor, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Muti-Mart's popping up here and there (a little surprise element for the farewell gathering at the Martin Batchelor Gallery)



Torill Elizabeth Larsen, Olso, NORWAY

Torill Elizabeth self portrait from 1963
Always a pleasure to hear from you. Best from Canada!


Thursday, June 28, 2018

Andrew Bruce, Alexandria, SCOTLAND

Many Thanks to my Scottish Postie friend "Andrew" for signing this photo for me. 
I was delighted to get to meet him while visiting Dunbartonshire and to invite him to join the portrait mailart call. 


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Portrait Project Documentation Page 77


Many Thanks to everyone in this edition . . very much appreciated:
Crackerjack Kid — USA, Kent Monkman — CANADA, Rossana Bucci — ITALY, Eddie Nero — USA, Lynda Pitt-Brooke — CANADA, Gary Farrelly — BELGIUM

Giovanni and Renata Strada — ITALY, Kim Novak — USA, Mike Henry — USA, Paris Black — CANADA, Mike Dyar — USA, Linda Rogers — CANADA

Piet Franzen — The Netherlands, Louis Herthum — USA, I.G.H. / Private World — USA, Glenda Jackson — ENGLAND, Antonio Sassu — ITALY, Dr. Klaus Groh — GERMANY

Susanne Schumacher — GERMANY, Stephen Fry — ENGLAND, Judi Dench — ENGLAND, Xavier Toscano — USA, Ben Malcolm Peter Hobart — ENGLAND, Dame Mailarta — CANADA


Sunday, June 24, 2018

Roberto Formigoni, Brescia, ITALY

Roberto has sent another of his most elaborate densely considered envelopes with art enclosures.
Always such a pleasure to get his mailings.








Jokie X Wilson, San Francisco, California, USA

Thanks to my friend Jokie for this portrait postcard that arrived recently.
(Great to see the Harvey Milk Stamp)


Virginia Milici, Treviso, ITALY

A collage and ink drawing of "Dame Mailarta"
 and a self portrait from artist Virgy
You can see more of her work at: VIRGINIA MILICI
Many Thanks my friend  . . . 


Xavier Toscano, Menlo Park, California, USA



 Many Thanks to the very talented Xavier Toscano for the reply to my portrait request . . very much appreciated . . .Check out his music at his site: XAVIER TOSCANO

Crackerjack Kid, Chuck Welch, Hancock, New Hampshire, USA

A delicious surprise in the mail . . a soup can of "Nothing" from my friend Crackerjack Kid.




Ben Malcolm Peter Hobart, Milton Keynes, Bucks, ENGLAND



Postcard # 1290 returns from it's journey to the UK . . 
Many Thanks to my artist friend Malcolm Hobart.


Saturday, June 23, 2018

Helen Clark, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND

Many Thanks to Helen Clark
37th Prime Minister of New Zealand. Helen Elizabeth Clark ONZ SSI PC is a New Zealand politician who served as the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1999 to 2008, and was the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme from 2009 to 2017. She was New Zealand's fifth-longest-serving Prime Minister, and the second woman to hold that office.
Check out Helen's website: Helen Clark

Helen holds a Q & A with the Vic Theatre audience after the film "My Year with Helen"


Ann Mortifee, Denis Donnelly, Siobhan Robinsong, THE GETTIN' HIGHER CHOIR, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA



Thanks to Ann, Siobhan and Denis . . and the Gettin' Higher Choir