Saturday, August 23, 2014

Your maps in California!

"Lucinda" in her paper dress, a great Haute Trash event. I still have many maps and all your envelopes too. Enough materials to recycle for another project but I have not yet decided just what I will make with the remainder. Documentation is underway and should be mailed within the week. Thank you again for your generosity.

D C Spaulding, Lomita, CA, USA

Stamp pages are popping up all over. Mr Spaulding is doing a series of Mail Artists in disguise.

D C Spaulding, Lomita, CA, USA

A warning from D C - don't get your brain too close to the workbench.

Herman Kamphuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lucky Herkalux and the beautiful Charlotte are on holidays in France!

Anne Braunschweig, Corrales, NM, USA

A summer postcard from Anne. Jazz under the stars in Corrales, New Mexico, September 6th.

Dystatic, Edmonton, AB, Canada

A cherry welcome home from my trip - a postcard from dystatic, thank you.

Monday, August 11, 2014

The finished dress for Lucinda Kartography

Thank you, Merci, Danke, Grazie, Gracias - I was sent so many maps that I was able create a flow of colour from one tier to the next. Could not have done it without your generous donations.

Haute Trash presents Big Trash Small World, August 15

Thanks to your contributions I have two outfits for the Pilot Peak event in Penn Valley, California. C C Six Will be wearing the Mitten Cape and Lucinda the Map Dress. Pictures to follow.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mariana Serban, TG - Mures, Romania

How bright and beautiful! Many thanks Mariana.


Thorsten Fuhrmann, Huglfing, Germany

Thorsten was kind enough to mark out all the roads for us! Danke.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Ryosuke Cohen, Osaka, Japan

The latest braincell to land in my mailbox. Ryosuke always needs your stamps.

Brigette Menu, Lille, France

A call for Classical Dance info at - www.mailartetapl.wifeo.com

Dorthe Siemers-Wulff, Stuhr, Germany

A nice map of Bremen in a dandy envelope, danke Dorthe.

Joachim Buchholz, Berlin, Germany

Danke Joachim for the 2 maps of Denmark.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

The Map Call is now over...

Thank you so much for your generous contributions. The dress will make an appearance in Haute Trash's event in Pilot Peak California on August 15th. I will be sending out documentation after I return. 

Map Dress Back

A work in progress

Phyllis Lucas-Haddow, San Anselmo, CA, USA

Splendid envelope containing two small regional maps from California. Thanks Phyllis.

Karen Wood, Big Bear Lake, CA, USA

Two double-sided pages of California hiking maps from Karen. Scale 1" = 1/2 mile

Serse Luigetti, Perugia, Italy

Grazie mille Serse for the colour enhanced map.   

Roland Halbritter, Nuedlingen, Germany

A map with a call - Roland has a mail art call for the Malerwinkel Heritage House in Marktbreit on the river Main. Danke Roland.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

What am I doing with your maps?

The map dress begins...

Dorian Ribas Marinho, Baineario Camboriu, Brazil

Three prints from Dorian in his unmistakable style. Obrigado my friend.

Seashelly, Lelystad, The Netherlands

Just for me! A special envelope, a card, and a map of the city of Lelystad, many thanks.

Ana Marta Austin, Brazilia, Brazil

Nice hand-drawn map of Brazil, the home of this year's FIFA World Cup.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

El Taller de Zenon, Saville, Spain

Each and every map has a compass symbol. Gracias Miguel, I am going to put it on the hat that goes with the paper dress.

Rebecca Kohn, Mountain View, CA, USA

At least five fabulous maps from Rebecca. And her package included a translucent envelope that I will save for a mailing of my own.

Rosanna Veronasi, Milan, Italy

Grazie mille Rosanna, nice stamps.

Cuan Miles, South Africa

Great handmade envelope Cuan, and thanks for the card inside.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Piers Greenaway, New Zealand

A card from Piers plus two maps, one of the North Island and one of the South Island of New Zealand, the home of WOW, the World of Wearable Art.

Jennifer Weigel, Affton, MO, USA

Jennifer your maps have been added to the growing pile. Thanks a bunch.

Boo Cartledge, Louisville, KY, USA

Always happy to accept a 9" x 12" decorated envelope full of maps. Thanks M-J!

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Julie, Ishpeming, MI, USA

Another map in an envelope with typewritten labels! It's been awhile, thanks Julie.

Shin Rice, San Appelmo, CA, USA

More adventurous packaging. Thanks for the map of San Fransisco Bay.

C Mehrl Bennett, Columbus, OH, USA

Take a seat, I have maps to show you... Thanks Ms Bennett for the free wheeling Map of the Universe.

Wolfgang Kraus, Munich, Germany

Just one of the many interesting envelopes that have been appearing in my mailbox. This one contained two hiking maps, Danke Wolfgang.

Obvious Front, Milan, IL, USA

Dewitt Young of Obvious Front mailed me a fat envelope full of treasures including a map of Dewitt, Iowa.

Hans Polterauer, Munzkirchen, Austria

Danke Hans for the map of your old school district.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Marina Salmaso, Copenhagen, Denmark

Another first! Malmo and Copenhagen will be added to the collection. Nice to hear from you again Marina.

Herman Kamphuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Big envelope with many little Dutch treasure maps, Herman has outdone himself.

Connie Jean, Cocoa Beach, FL, USA

This is the second Popout that I've received, they are amazing and I am sure they will make up into a smashing hat. Be well Connie.

Roland Halbriter, Nuedlingen, Germany

I must open my mail very carefully. With a couple of stickers this map of Bad Kissingen becomes its own envelope. Danke Roland.

Judy Skolnick, Washington DC, USA

This envelope contained a map of DC, glad to see people sending maps of where they really live. And it is nice to reconnect with Judith, we haven't exchanged mail for years, thank you.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Jennifer Weigel, Afton, MO, USA

Look at this lovely Rand McNally. Thanks a bunch for the 8 maps Jennifer, that package lifted me right off the ground!

Lutz Beeke, Potsdam, Germany

Bon voyage! Lutz is travelling from Potsdam to Berlin by car. Danke for the GPS map Lutz.

Ralf Leste, Petershagen, Germany

I don't know where Ralf is going but he is getting there on his motorcycle. Danke

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

A sketch of the intended map outfit for Lucinda

With all the maps I'm getting she will never be lost...

Carmela Rizzulo, Sunnyside, CA, USA

This envelope contained a fold out of San Francisco Bay and a Doctor's Without Borders map of the world. How very appropriate!

Adrienne Mason, Tofino, BC, Canada

An envelope, a postcard, and two fold out maps, one of beautiful Tofino and the other of Fairhaven WA. Thanks toughcitywriter.

J Stangroom, Somerville, MA, USA

Mona paint-by-number note plus maps for New England, New Jersey, Mexico, and Canada with northern US. Big Thanks from Vancouver.

Fleur Helsingor, Oakland, CA, USA

AirTrain map/envelope with a splendid inner foldout for NY City. Merci Fleur.

Anne Braunschweig, Corrales, NM, USA

An assortment of aviation maps from Anne. Thanks a bunch.