Saturday, May 29, 2010

Robert Amos, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA



. . and thats the he and the she of it . . . James Joyce

Thanks to arts writer Robert Amos for this addition to the Portrait Gallery. Robert is wearing a suit he specially designed. It is covered with his hand written script of text from Finnegan's Wake that he wore at the recent Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's Art to Wear event.

Nicola Cooper, Campbell River, British Columbia, CANADA,



Thanks Nicola . . Perhaps one day when you are in town you can visit the Portrait Gallery for tea and chat. . I expect you have lots of stories that can be shared from the images in this self portrait collage. Thanks again and I'm pleased to see you as part of the project. See you in the mail!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Ken Flett, Bear River East, Nova Scotia, CANADA





The poetics of portraiture from one of my mentors. Thanks Ken for this amazing photographic, stitched, printed, and collaged work.
I send you surrounds of love from the west to the east . . You continue to inspire.

See more from this artist at his site: Ken Flett

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Maria Matheus, Bayfield, WI, USA



I've enjoyed seeing your sites and getting to know a little about you and your work. Thanks for being part of the project. I'll be seeing you in the mail!

More from Maria at: Maria Matheus

Also at: Estampa Sagrada

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Nicole Eippers, Mélin, BELGIUM


Via the Flying Pig Post . . Thanks Nicole . . . A new grouping of pigs has already begun for the next mailing.


I often hear the song Help from the Beatles in my head when asked to review portraits of myself . . when I was younger so much younger than today . . .

Be sure and check out Nicole's Blog: Piggy One Mailart

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Mistiko, Burnaby, BC, CANADA


Thanks to Mistiko for this print work . .
Interesting to see your site. I have a great fondness for Sri Lanka. I was a volunteer there many years ago with Canada World Youth.

Check out her site at: A SPOT OF SERENDIP

All the best from the Isle . .
Love and Laughter
Mailarta

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Keiichi Nakamura, Tokyo, JAPAN




Thanks to Keiichi for this addition to the gallery.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Bernhard Zilling, Berlin, GERMANY




"Sorrow: Sometimes Life is Difficult"

Thanks to my friend Bernhard for this glimpse into life . . .The envelope says it all . . "there was still hope in their lives" . . . and so we carry on in the midst of the challenges of the day. I send you warm greetings . . Springtime optimism . . and of course more mail art soon . .
with Love and Laughter
as always
Mailarta

Monday, May 3, 2010

Ruud Janssen, Breda, The NETHERLANDS



The handsome Ruud in Russia . . ~1992
Thanks . . for the abundant envelope too . . I've just acquired a new grouping of hand made stamps for some of the mail art postings. I'll work on the new collage for the archive soon.

Pinky, Genova, ITALY


FUNTASTIC!! . . Thanks Pinky . . Package is underway for you . .

Daniel de Culla, Burgos, SPAIN






Thanks Dearest Daniel . . always a pleasure to get your mail.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Elise McWilliams, Oxford, Ohio, USA



With collections of toys, minutia and love of coffee . . we certainly could be kindred spirits . .

more from Elise at: Elise McWilliams
See you in the mail!

Ginny Lloyd, Jupiter, Florida, USA








Thanks so much Ginny for the Portrait abundance . . Love them ALL! . . I have a great fondness for the artistamp.

Ginny's site : Ginny Online will give you more insight into this creative artist

Also check out her BLOG
I look forward to adding you to my mailing list . . see you in the mail!