Thursday, November 28, 2013

Alan McConnachie, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Special Thanks to Alan McConnachie for taking the time to sign this collage.Alan was guest speaker last evening at The Royal BC Musuem presentation of it's latest Imax Film Release - Hidden Universe


Monday, November 25, 2013

Portrait Documentation Page 40


Special Thanks to:

André Robèr-FRANCE, Michael Winter-CANADA, Donald Kessler-USA, Charlayne Thorton-Joe-CANADA, Orlando Nelson Pacheco Acuna-CHILE, John Cleese-ENGLAND
Pilar Beltrami-SWITZERLAND, Michael Kelly-USA, Valerie Manini-SWITZERLAND, Dan Mouer-USA, Phaedra J. Kelly-UK, Massimo Medola-ITALY
Minnie Churchill-CANADA, Uli Grohmann-GERMANY, Tamara Wyndham-USA, Jürgen O. Olbrich-GERMANY, Walter Pennacchi-ITALY, Jim Maunder-CANADA
Jean Grand-Maître-CANADA, Dogfish, Robert Rudine-USA, Chris Hadfield-CANADA, Ruud Janssen-The NETHERLANDS, Sylvester McCoy-ENGLAND, Dale Roberts-CANADA

Another very ecclectic mix in this set of mailings making up this most recent page of the Documentation Series . . officially 960 portraits since this project began. Thanks again to everyone for participating. I look forward to seeing you in the mail! Love and Laughter as always, M.




Sunday, November 24, 2013

Rob McTavish, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Painter Rob McTavish
Sometimes it takes an added reminder for mail to get into the mailbox . . after seeing Rob at an art event a gentle memory nudge finally saw this card from Paint-In 2012 make its way into the postal system and now joins the Palace walls . . Thanks Rob. See you in the mail!


Saturday, November 23, 2013

Dale Roberts, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

"Dalek" aka . . Dale Roberts
in front of the Tardis downtown Victoria
A Dr. Who special event put on by the students of Vic High Improv Club


Sylvester McCoy, London, ENGLAND

Actor . . Dr. Who . . and much more . .
Check out: IMDb

Monday, November 18, 2013

Guido Vermeulen, Brussels, BELGIUM

Friour Editions 2013 # 40/50
Universal Tragedies 
 A booklet of faces of Universal Tragedies by Guido.
More of his mail art at: MAIL ART INTERNATIONALE

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Ruud Janssen, Breda, The NETHERLANDS

# 743 returns to the collection.
Thanks Ruud . . . mail coming your way soon . . check out more from Ruud at: IUOMA


Chris Hadfield, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

Special Thanks to Astronaut Chris Hadfield for signing this pic for me yesterday. Great to meet you and I look forward to reading your new book: An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Dogfish, Robert Rudine, Seattle, Washington, USA

From the lands of TUI TUI . . and MOA
Many Thanks to Dogfish for the return of postcard # 745



Saturday, November 16, 2013

Jean Grand-Maître, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA

Artistic Director with the Alberta Ballet: Jean Grand-Maître
Recently met Jean here in Victoria at the Royal Theatre and saw this most amazing and powerful production of "Fumbling Towards Ecstasy" 
featuring the music of Sarah McLachlan
Bravo Bravo! If you have the chance a MUST SEE and experience event.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Jim Maunder, St. Catharines, Ontario, CANADA

Water colour self portrait
by friend and fellow Newfoundland artist Jim Maunder.
More from Jim at his site: JIM MAUNDER

Thanks so much Jim . . .  Good things come to those who wait they say . . it is true . . Love it!  . . I did have to chase down the mailman on the street as he thought he had the wrong address . . but alas all is well and you are now safe and sound at the Palace!
Love and Laughter, As always, M. 

Walter Pennacchi, Latina, ITALY

Many Thanks Walter, good to hear from you . . . look forward to adding you to my list of Mail Art CorresponDancers . . See you in the mail!

Friday, November 8, 2013

Jürgen O. Olbrich, Kassel, GERMANY

Thanks Jurgen . . see you in the mail







Tamara Wyndham, New York, New York, USA

Thanks to Tamara for the return of post card # 742 in the mailings. 
See her work at:  NEW YORK ARTISTS CIRCLE




Uli Grohmann, Munster, GERMANY

Portrait Postcard via swimming penquin . . Thanks Uli

Minnie Churchill, Grand Falls - Windsor, Newfoundland, CANADA


Mrs Minnie Churchill
My Aunt in Newfoundland just sent this photo from her 100th Birthday Celebrations . . I sent a message to her Majesty asking if she might send along a greeting from the palace. . . I see it arrived. Aunt Minnie sets the record for the oldest living person in the Portrait Palace at the Studio J ArtSpace Gallery. May Love and Laughter continue to surround you. Many Thanks. And I'll be seeing you in the mail! 

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Massimo Medola, Bologna, ITALY

The Journeys of Massimo . . Thanks my friend.

Phaedra J. Kelly, Ryde, Isle of Wight, UNITED KINGDOM



A musical portrait package arrives from my friend across the waters. You can hear Phaedra and her poetry band at my space: ECURBREKAL

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Dan Mouer, Richmond, Virginia, USA

Thanks Dan . . be sure and check out Dan's photography at: Dan Mouer

Valerie Manini, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

Thanks Valerie for this elaborate collage . . See you in the mail!


Michael Kelly, Dopesick SF, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Great to hear from you Michael . . More from this artist at: DOPESICKSF


Pilar Beltrami, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

Check out more from artist Pilar at: ARTPILART

Monday, November 4, 2013

Ballet Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA

Signed poster from the cast of "Frankenstein"
Yet another tremendous performance event in Victoria with Ballet Victoria
Check out more from them at: Ballet Victoria