Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Cascadia Artpost, Seattle , WA, USA

Hope Joy Peace Love Compassion

Let it reign . . through out the year!
Thanks Jack

Monday, December 17, 2007


Greetings . . .
Studio J has been active this past year with mail art from so many wonderful artists representing a wide range of countries (last count somewhere around 27) . . . I look forward to 2008 and "Mailmania 3" happening in September . . . the year is ending on some exciting news . . . a documentary film in the works . . won't see the cutting room floors for some time yet . . but makes for some interesting times ahead I'm sure. I wish you all Peace and Hope ( and certainly Love and laughter) in the days forward.

I look forward to continued CorresponDances . . . the newest Anna Banana Stamp Edition arrived recently and I'm anxious to get them back out into the mail trail . . .

See you in the Poste

All the Best in 2008!!

"Quick..., put your left hand on your right shoulder, put your right hand on your left shoulder, now squeeze! That was a quick hug from me!"

Studio J - 1324 Broad Street
Victoria, British Columbia

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Keith Buchholz, St. Louis, MO, USA

Thanks for the mail Keith . . I'm getting closer to studio days again and mail will soon flow from Mama's Mail Bag . . .

Saturday, December 15, 2007

David Berube, New York, NY, USA

Thanks David . . look forward to sending you a portrait . .
check out his Blog: PORTRAIT

Monica Michelotti, Carrara, ITALY

A lithograph from Monica . . A name that is dear to my heart . . .
Many Thanks . . I'll be mailing out soon . .

Monday, December 10, 2007

Pistol Pete, Bayonne, NJ, USA

Hi Pete . . . Merci, merci
Ahh . . Oui . . some French . . . I've taken to listening to the French radio station in the studio these days . . since I am not bilingual . . (yet) . . it is like added music to my ears when they speak . . . and the music is so great.
See you in the mail

Makarova Tatyana, Yaroslavskaya Oblast, RUSSIA

An incredible drawing from Tatyana in Russia . . my first mailing from there . . look forward to the returning of mail . . . I'm off to Vancouver today . .the business of life and art . . I await the days when I can return to my desk and get some mail out to the exotic mail corresponDancers that make my life such a pleasure.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Fabrice Fosse, Ste Gertrude, FRANCE

Salut Fabrice

Merci, merci . . Loved your mail . .
I'll get something together for your projects . . "The Portrait" and "Rock n' Roll" . very soon . . busy with activities around the studio at the moment . . . Look forward to adding you to my list of correspondancers . .
Love and Laughter Always,

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

IAP Special Edition is in!

The International Art Post Edition is in from Anna Banana
Always love this time of year . . for a person who loves multiples of things . . to get 500 stamps is such a sweet sensation!

Well Done Anna on this 20th Anniversary edition! . . You have earned the right to be BANANAS!

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Cascadia Artpost, Seattle, WA, USA

I'll have to make another copy if I am to construct this mobile mail unit . . just can't imagine cutting up this card . . .
Off to copy plus to enlarge, snip and tape . . . Many Thanks for this . .

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Circulaire 132 - latest edition

Thanks Reg . . What a great edition . . . as this zine always seem to be. I really enjoy seeing the work of other artists. Really appreciate all the work you do on this.
See more of Circulaire 132

David Dellafiora, Victoria, AUSTRALIA

A selection from KART
KART: Magazine of Multiplicity is an edition of original artworks in a handcrafted folio box. Curated by David Dellafiora at Karingal Community Living, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. KART is produced in limited editions of 40, each box containing 15 artworks.

Also enclosed a grouping of artists stamps to be included in the Mailmania3 exhibit.

Thanks David

Mail Out: D. Redwood, England

Somewhere in the midst of collage materials and "things to do" . . was this package started ages ago to make its way to Dawn . . .finally it is ready and will makes its way to the post office tomorrow.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Mail Out: Realneo, ON, CANADA

A random selection in the list of the many mailouts on my list . . . more wonderful mail in the box yesterday . . I'll scan and post soon . . .

Friday, November 16, 2007

Pistol Pete, Bayone, NJ, USA

A new arrival from Pete before he hits the trails again.

Ed Varney, Courtenay, BC, CANADA

A package from Ed arrived yesterday with the May Works catalogue along with this enclosure.
Thanks . .

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Mail Out: Alice in Trashland . . ITALY

A fun piece for the Alice in Trashland Mail Art Call . . . (The lashes are real!)
Enjoy Claudio,

Jokie X. Wilson, San Francisco, CA, USA

Can you name that mentor . . .

Sghinopaullimo, Monopoli, ITALY

Check out: Pierpaolo's Blog
Thanks for the mailing . . see you in the Poste.

Mail Out; Lyubmyr, UKRAINE

Here's some water to add to the fire . . .

Mail Out: D. Severino, ITALY, L. Sylvia, RI, USA

More mail outs . . Hoping that mid December will see me caught up with the list of to Do postings . . . and added mail art call submissions. It has been a busy week with the visit up island to Parksville and the We are Assembled Show. The studio is finally coming to some order after the events of the past few weeks. Sculpture building is in full gear . . and creative juices flowing . . and today the sun shines brightly . . makes for a pleasant light for working . . off into the day. . .
L & L

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Mariano Bellarosa, (MI) ITALY

Great Drawing . . .!!!

Many Thanks

Here's another mail art call: "Alice in Trashland" . . I look forward to sending something.

Blancdesign, Tokyo, JAPAN

Monday, November 05, 2007

Lourdes Mondejar, Santa Pau-Girona, SPAIN

Hi Lourdes
Thanks for the wonderful mail and I look forward to adding my name to your list . . see you in the poste.

Mail Out: Lyubomyr, Lviv, Ukraine

Some Water to add to the Fire . . .

Sunday, November 04, 2007

IAP - New Stamp Design

Here's my latest design for the new stamp edition for Anna Banana's International Art Post.

Saturday, November 03, 2007


Postcards From the Edge
A Benefit for Visual AIDS

Mark Your Calendars
Three days of events!

Artwork Deadline
Postmark by Friday, November 9, 2007
If you are an artist and would like to participate in this year’s Postcards from the Edge you must postmark your work by Friday, November 9, 2007. (If you have already sent in your postcard, we thank you.) All artwork should be sent directly to:
Visual AIDS
526 West 26th St. #510
New York, NY 10001

To download submission forms visit:

Hosted by James Cohan Gallery
533 West 26th Street (between 10th & 11th Avenues)

Preview Party
Friday, November 30 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
$75 admission includes one raffle ticket. Additional raffle tickets $20.
One Lucky Winner will select any postcard that evening!
Participating artists attend free.
Sneak peek only -- NO POSTCARD SALES.

Benefit Sale
Saturday, December 1 on World AIDS Day from 12:00 - 6:00 PM &
Sunday, December 2 from 12:00 - 4:00 PM
$5 Suggested admission
Over 1,000 original postcard-sized works of art.
ONLY $75 EACH. Buy four cards and get one free. Cash, check or credit card

For more information visit:

Visual AIDS is still in need of volunteers to help before, during and after all Postcard from the Edge events. If you would like to help out, please contact Nelson Santos at

Thank you for your support!

Nelson Santos
Associate Director
Visual AIDS
526 W 26th Street #510
New York, NY 10001
P. 212.627.9855
F. 212.627.9815

Friday, November 02, 2007