Saturday, August 20, 2016

Portrait Documentation page 67


Special Thanks to everyone in this edition . . very much appreciated!

Ruud Janssen—The NETHERLANDS, Stephen Wright —ENGLAND, Christian Pietzke—GERMANY, Picasso Vom Bodensee—SWITZERLAND, Dr. Aaron Devor—CANADA, Monica Rex—USA
Alexander Crookshanks—USA, Carollyne Yardley—CANADA, Todd Labrador—CANADA, Doris Day, Carmel—USA, John Horgan—CANADA, Emilio Carrasco—MEXICO
Magda Lagewerf—THE NETHERLANDS, Uli Grohmann—GERMANY, John Tingey—ENGLAND, Andrzej Kielbowicz—CANADA, Nasta Spencer—RUSSIA, Ilmar Kruusamae—ESTONIA
Piet Franzen—The Netherlands, John M. Bennett—USA, Peter Netmail—GERMANY, Tim Collapse—USA, Picasso Gaglione—USA, Ann Marie Bennett—CANADA


Friday, August 19, 2016

Ann Marie Bennett, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Special Thanks to my friend Ann Marie for this portrait mailing in today's poste . . a delightfully delicious end to a very full day . . and the great way to close edition # 67. See you in the mail  . . lots of Love and Laughter as always, M.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Tim Collapse, Altamahaw, North Carolina, USA

Thanks Tim . .  mail on the way to you soon . . 



Picasso Gaglione, Stampland, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Thanks Picasso!
Postcard # 1083 returns from Stampland to join the collection . . check out Picasso's site: STAMPLAND

Pamela Madoff, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Postcard # 827 has found it's way back to studio J . . special Thanks to City Councillor Pamela Madoff for participating in the mail art project. 

Peter Netmail, Minden, GERMANY

Postcard # 1087
Thanks Peter . . 
Check out Peter and Angela's blog: Netmail News 




John M. Bennett, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Thanks John . . for these additions to "Portraits II"
Great hearing from you . . more about John at:



Piet Franzen, Leiden, The Netherlands

Thanks for the DA-DA portrait . . . 
Love Ma-Ma Mailarta


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Ilmar Kruusamae, Tartu, ESTONIA

Thanks Ilmar . . Incredible portraits . . great to hear from you.







Nasta Spencer, Taganrog, RUSSIA

A series of portrait drawings arrive from Nasta. 
Many Thanks . . kindest regards from Canada
See more from Nasta at her site: NASTA SPENCER





Andrzej Kielbowicz, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA


Thanks to photographer Andrzej Kielbowicz for the return of portrait postcard # 978.
Very much appreciated.


John Tingey, Newbury, Berks, ENGLAND

Thanks to my friend John Tingey for the return of postcard # 1066
John's book "The Englishman Who Posted Himself and Other Curious Objects" led to the inspiration for the post card mailings. 


Monday, June 6, 2016

Uli Grohmann, Munster, GERMANY

I can always count on my friend Uli to come up with the most unique visions of "Portrait" Much appreciated . .see you in the mail!


Friday, June 3, 2016

Magda Lagewerf, Sellingen, THE NETHERLANDS

Portrait postcard with Artistamps arrive from Magda today. I like your hat!


Emilio Carrasco, Zacatecas, MEXICO

Many Thanks to my friend Emilio for this portrait that arrived today.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

John Horgan, MLA, Juan de Fuca, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Many Thanks to MLA John Horgan for signing and returning his contribution to the Portrait Gallery.
See his site at: JOHN HORGAN

Sunday, May 22, 2016

"Cinderella" Ballet Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Signed poster from the recent exquisite Ballet Victoria performance of Cinderella at the Royal Theatre. 

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Doris Day, Carmel, California, USA

Very Special Thanks to Doris Day for this reply to my mailing of her birthday envelope.
See her official site: Doris Day and her passionate cause Doris Day Animal Foundation


Todd Labrador, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, CANADA

Thanks to artist Todd Labrador for the return of postcard # 1021.
See his amazing work on the birchbark canoe at:  Mi’kmaq Birchbark Canoe

Carollyne Yardley, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Wonderful Mail from the most Wondrous Wonder Squirrel Woman
Thanks Carollyne . .  see her site:  Carollyne Yardley Omnimedia



Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Alexander Crookshanks, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

Many Thanks to Alex for the package that arrived today. . . it included this
portrait of Dame Mailarta and an ATC edition for the latest mail art call from Studio J.
Check out his art and design at: ALEXCROOKSHANKS.COM

Artist Trading Card closeups . . 



also included in the package was the wonderful WONDERWOMAN postcards

Monica Rex, Los Angeles, California, USA

"Dali as a Boy"
Thanks Monica!
More from Monica at her site: IMAGIN360.blogspot.com


Dr. Aaron Devor, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Many Thanks to Dr. Aaron Devor at the University of Victoria for the return of postcard # 1008.
Aaron is professor of Sociology and the director of the the Transgender Archives at UVIC. He is also the author of: Gender Blending: Confronting the Limits of Duality


Sunday, May 15, 2016

Eric Bruth, Montrouge, FRANCE

Thanks to Eric for this ATC set of self portraits  . . This series will go into Edition #2 . .  The call continues  . .