Author Archives: Liana Swink

PDXCC/SFCC Exchange

Here are the message sides of the cards I sent for the mail art exchange between the Portland Correspondence Club¬† and the San Francisco Correspondence Club. Check out Mar Goman’s artistamp for the exchange! Each card has an interesting assortment … Continue reading

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South Store Return Cards: Orange/Transformative Vision

There were two themes for a mail art show at the South Store Cafe: “Orange is a Difficult Color,” and “The Transformative Vision.” Above are the return cards for international addresses.¬† The envelopes on the left contain both return cards, … Continue reading

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PDXCC – Day of the Dead

October’s theme for the Portland Correspondence Club was Day of the Dead, so I used an image painted by my deceased friend Elinor Pine (b. 3/2/48, d. 10/18/95). It’s called “Gaan Dancer, 11/23/92” The reversal gives it a ghostly look, … Continue reading

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PDXCC – Collage Exchange

  PDXCC is a monthly gathering of mail artists. We meet at the I.P.R.C. and share analog correspondence on a different theme each month. September’s theme was “Collage.” We also like to use vintage stamps for postage!

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Vacation Fun on Defacto Lane

How mail artists spend their vacation: this picture shows my hand putting postcards into the box at 31B Defacto Lane in Stehekin, WA, 98852, the mailbox shown on the front of the card!

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Valentines Day Mail

From the outside they looked pretty cool, the inside was even better: There was no return address, but I think I know who sent these. Thank you for the valentines day mail!

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Islands

I mailed this monoprint card to my friend’s mail art call “Islands.” Do you live on an island – a real island surrounded by water or an island of your imagination? Send postcards, embellished envelopes or enclosures about your island … Continue reading

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