Author Archives: Liana Swink

Mail/Art/Book entry, opened up

The first page of my Mail/Art/Book entry, with Rükenfigur stamps. Fully open, four section spread of my Mail/Art/Book entry. Narrative content with whimsy. Happy Camping!

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Mail Art at the Airport

To Do List: Mail Art at the airport before boarding!

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Jennie Hinchcliff Sketchbook Workshop

Last June I took an exposed binding sketchbook class from Jennie Hinchcliff.  She is a great teacher, and it was an excellent workshop! She sent notices for a Mail/Art/Book show and convention she was organizing called “Ex Postal Facto”, so … Continue reading

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Here is the card I’m sending to Moan Lisa for her mail art call “Fragments.” She’ll cut mail art into fragments, combine them into new pieces, and send those back  to participants along with a mailing list. Click on the … Continue reading

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How Much Orange is Enough?

David Schulze sent this card with a tiny bit of orange. Next card, more orange! On the back of this card David wrote “People who think orange is a difficult color probably never got art in the mail that was … Continue reading

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The Transformative Hat

The Transformative Vision: sushi becomes a hat!  

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Orange Hat

This hat is the most orange thing I could find. I hope it travels safely through the mail, and look forwards to seeing it alongside your Orange mail art at the South Store Cafe!

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Stehekin, WA 98852

The Stehekin post office has a display of wooden post cards on, well,  wouldn’t you know it – wooden racks!

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Mail Art Show Catalogs

This year I’ve received two catalogs from mail art shows I entered! The catalog from the exhibition at San Francisco Art Institute states: The Gutai Art Association (Gutai Bijutsu Kyokai) was an avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Show!

The third annual mail art show at South Store Cafe has two themes: Orange Is A Difficult Color A restaurant owner once told me that orange is the color of hunger, which is why fast food establishments have orange chairs. … Continue reading

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