Friday, March 20, 2015

Kazunori Murakami, Nishiwaki, Japan

Many thanks Kaz for the little Japanese treasures.

Stangroom/Weigel, Somerville, MA, USA

The new team of "RoomGel" have been busy sweeping the beach for a wealth of loose change.
Thanks from the Wet Coast.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Sparkle Brown, Waitfinga, Australia

Twisted documentation from Sparks. I tweaked it in keeping with the cheery mood of the contents.

Sparkle Brown, Waitfinga, Australia

Wowza, what an envelope, many thanks, Sparkle on forever!

Anna Banana, Roberts Creek, BC, Canada

Read the fine print boys and girls, Ms Banananana is retiring and invites you to participate in special mail art events in Victoria BC. Passing the Flame deadline July 31, 2015

Adamandia Kapsalis, Chicago, IL, USA

It must be FluxFest time! Thanks Dr A

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Carina Granlund, Petsmo, Finland

Carina and I have exchanged match boxes. Thank you so much for the interesting mail.

DC Spaulding, Lomita, CA, USA

Mr Spaulding has been making been making stamps. Bravo!

Monday, January 19, 2015

Herman Kamphuis, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Spitfire skies, a DC-6, and the mystery of children with all their hands clasped in a similar manner. This was mailed over a month ago, seems Canada Post is still catching up with holiday mail.

Herman Kamphuis, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

No more cigar bands! Did Herkalux quit smoking? Can pigs fly? Do chickens have teeth? Only time will tell...

Mariana Serban, Mures, Romania

A late but great addition to the map call all the way from Romania.

Mariana Serban, Mures, Romania

Included in the envelope from Mariana a map from Matei 12, and a map from Chira 13. And the students included very old photos of life in Canada. Hope they know that things have changed since then! Thank you all from Vancouver.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The Regional Assembly of Text, 3934 Main Street, Vancouver

If you are in Vancouver please drop in to see this small Mail Art exchange between myself and Marie-Claude Leclerc.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Adamandia Kapsalis, Chicago, IL, USA

A timely arrival from Adamandia, thank you so much. Hoping all your Mail Art exchanges in 2015 are happy and full of inspiration.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Nikki Soppelsa, Berea, OH, USA

Lovely seasonal card from Nikki, The Dream, The Winter Moon.

Ryosuke Cohen, Osaka, Japan

The latest Brain Cell from Japan, many thanks.

Anna Banana, Roberts Creek, BC, Canada

My new stamps arrived! What will I do when Ms Banana retires?

Ralf Leske, Petershagen, Germany

What fun! A Lucinda knock-off!

Please Post, Windsor, ON, Canada

Documentation from a call to Save Canada Post. Lots of names and addresses, an excellent response.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

J and J, Somerville, MA, USA

A money card from Maine. I wonder if this is metal detector money? Wishing you both a pot of gold, thanks for sharing.

Kazunori Murakami, Nishiwaki, Japan

Ten lessons for good health, nice calligraphy, thank you Kaz.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Mariana Serban, Romania

Art for Peace for Art. A splendid block print. Many thanks Mariana.

Samuel Montalvetti, Argentina

Stamps, stamps and more stamps. Mucho gracia Sr Montalvetti.

Herman Kamphuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Men in suits, cigar bands - well it must be from Herkalux! Thank you.

J and J, Somerville, MA, USA

Jonathan and Jennifer now share a Zip Code. Congratulations to the happy postal people!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Dimitry Babenko, Krasnodar, Russion

My first Babenko. Watch for his outstanding artist's books. Thank you Dimitry.

Anna Banana, Roberts Creek, BC, Canada

Go to - - to order your personal stamps. Excellent product.

Fleur Helsingor, Oakland, CA, USA

I was very impressed by the entrepreneurial spirit in small town California. Merci Fleur.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

C Mehrl Bennett, Columbus, OH, USA

Is this the Year of the Stamp? Did I miss the memo? Nicely done, and thank you for the portrait of moi, Mehrl.

Roland Halbritter, Nuedlingen, Germany

Splendid documentation in the form of stamps. Call out for Malerwinkelhaus, danke Roland.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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 -

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.