Thursday, February 28, 2013

Uli Grohmann, Munster, GERMANY

A Self portrait that comes via Paper Plane delivery . . 
Thanks Uli!

Charlie Sheen, Oakland, California, USA

Thanks Charlie,
See more on his career at WIKI

Monday, February 25, 2013

Sugar Irmer, Berlin, GERMANY



Canada Post Apology Mailing Bag in my mailbox -
inside is the torn picture postcard portrait from my friend Sugar.



Dr. Klaus Groh, Edewecht, GERMANY

Portrait Postcard arrives from
More info of this mixed media artist at: WIKI

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Jonathan Pryce, London, ENGLAND

The highlight in my day when I check the mailbox and this surprise portrait of Mr. Jonathan Pryce arrived. I was having a period of wondering about the responses in relation to the numbers of postings I send out. Its when a mailing like this comes along it replenishes my enthusiasm so I keep the project going full speed ahead. So many Thanks Jonathan, much appreciated!
Kindest Regards,
with Love and Laughter always,
Mailarta

Tom Morrissey, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Thanks to Tom for this signed poster.
Tom's band site: TOM MORRISSEY BAND
Tom comes from a musical family his mother Joan Morrissey was a very well known Newfoundlander. She is considered Newfoundland's First Lady of Song . . . I grew up listening to her music and am delighted to have this talented music man in our city.

James Earl Jones, Pawling, New York, USA

The Force is With Me!
#258  (March 2012) in the series . . sent to a theatre in England where James was performing at the time. Though my card didn't get autographed, the letter is . . and in the spirit of mail art . . it works for me. Thanks to J. E. Jones for the reply. 

Guido Bondioli, Solola, GUATEMALA

# 406 in the series finds its way back to the studio . .with an additional enclosure from Guido. 
Thanks so much!
More from him at his site: GUIDO




Thursday, February 21, 2013

Snappy, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Love the Glasses Monsieur SNAPPY . . .and all those IAP Edition stamps too.
Check out more from Snappy at his blog site: Snappy Service


Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Tatiana Makarova, Yaroslvl, RUSSIA


A stitched portrait from Tatiana in Russia
More from this artist at her blog: MATATA  



Monday, February 18, 2013

Sherri A. Ayers, Corona, California, USA


IUOMA member Sherri . . perhaps in too much of a hurry to get to the post office?

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Portrait Documentation Page 32


Portrait Project Edition 32
Special Thanks to: Nicole Eippers - BELGIUM, Gianni Donaudi - ITALY, Holly Arntzen and Kevin Wright - CANADA, Superhero - USA, Ruggero Maggi - ITALY, Reid Wood - USA
Andreas Kuntner - AUSTRIA, Bruce Morgan - CANADA, I.G.H., Private World - USA, Jokie Wilson - USA, G. Arttower Schwind - GERMANY, Donna Eichel - CANADA
David Stafford - USA, Stephen Walker - USA, Dela Wilkins - CANADA, Roberto Formigoni - ITALY, Mete Sarabi - USA, Michael Kelly - USA
John Bennett - USA, Vittore Baroni - ITALY, Guido Vermeulen - BELGIUM, Jas W. Felter - CANADA, Frips, Ria Bauwens - BELGIUM, Claudio Romeo - ITALY

Monday, February 11, 2013

Ruggero Maggi, Milano, ITALY

Ruggero's work can be seen at: RUGGERO MAGGI

Susana Marta Picasso, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

A package of ephemera from SMP

Jeffrey Ringer, Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA

More from this artist at his site: STUDIO JEFF

Roberto Formigoni, Brescia, ITALY


Check out his site at: Roberto Formigoni


Claudio Romeo, Milan, ITALY

 Thanks Claudio, See more about this artist at: GUZZARDI

Frips, Ria Bauwens, Gent, BELGIUM

Check out Frips site for more of her work: FRIPS



Jas W. Felter, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA



Many Thanks Jas . . 


Guido Vermeulen, Brussels, BELGIUM

Guido is a poet and a graphical artist who has playing inside the mail art network since 1994 and is still loving this global and eternal network of communication. This is a link to his network and documentation site.  FRIOUR
The link to a personal blog is http://guidovermeulen.blogspot.com
Guido was in my very first set of portraits when I began five years ago. Thanks Guido, love the envelope painting.  Now I mst see what I can do for your next mailing.



Friday, February 8, 2013

Vittore Baroni, Viareggio, ITALY

IUOMA member page: Vittore Baroni

John Bennett, Columbus, Ohio, USA

The Birthday Boy Postcard . . More from John at his site: John Bennett

Michael Kelly, Dopesick SF, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Check out more from Michael at: DOPESICKSF

Mete Sarabi, Champaign, Illinois, USA


As I sort through the stacks of mail its like having a mega mail day  . . slowing adding as I scan through. Thanks Mete.



Roberto Formigoni, Brescia, ITALY

These have to be the most elaborate envelopes that I recieve. Many Thanks to my friend Roberto for another amazing mailing. I'll try to match visual energy and see what I come up with for you.




Thursday, February 7, 2013

Dela Wilkins, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Got to meet Dela and Catherine at Knotty by Nature recently. What great timing, look forward to showing you both the studio.
Catherine was working on weaving with rags and Dela doing Tunisian Crochet.


Stephen Walker, Ferndale, Michigan, USA


Thanks Stephen . .  Mail coming your way soon . . 

David Stafford, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


Thanks once more to David for this art.


Donna Eichel, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

With Donna Eichel at the Moss Street Paint-In

Queen of Blackest Tar
Abstraction Personified
Laughing Dancing ART