Friday, December 30, 2005
I want the painting by French artist, illustrator and sculptor Jean-Luc Lacroix to be the last (but not the least) artwork posted on this blog this year. I received it yesterday and it became one of the best New Year presents for me! Best wishes to all participants of Alyonka Mail Art Project! Be well and stay in the mail!
Wednesday, December 28, 2005
Masterpiece of stamp art by Alex Tupitzin, Sergiev Posad, Russia. Alexander's "Chokolate Truth" (posted in October 2005) was the first mail artwork of this blog.
Monoprint by Suzlee Ibrahim, Malaysia.
Tuesday, December 27, 2005
This card is a new contribution to Alyonka Mail Art Project made by French artist Denis Charmot.
Back side of mail art by Denis Charmot, Marnaz, France.
Monday, December 26, 2005
One more mail art by Tatyana Makarova, Nizhnekamsk, Russia.
Mail art by Tatyana Makarova. Sent from Nizhnekamsk to Gelendzhik. Received by Tatyana Gotko, then sent to Yoshkar-Ola in the envelope by her husband Alexander Zavaly. View his mail art below.
Thursday, December 22, 2005
Alexander Zavaly (Gelendzhik, Russia) is a new participant of Alyonka Mail Art Project. His artwork is dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Victory Day.
Mail art sent to Olga Sorokina, Nizhnekamsk, Russia.
Wednesday, December 21, 2005
One more mail art from Nizhnekamsk. It is created by Anastasiya Viktorova, a new participant of the project.
New artwork by Valery Shimanovsky, Nizhnekamsk, Russia.
Tuesday, December 20, 2005
Mail art received from Ludmila G. Krasnova, Yoshkar-Ola, Russia. She is my friend Igor Krasnov's mother. The envelope created by Ludmila Krasnova is decorated by the portraits of Alyonka and two pseudo-Alyonkas.
Monday, December 19, 2005
Both sides of the envelope received last week from Frips, legendary Belgian mail artist. Nowadays Frips is one of the most active persons in the sphere of mail art. Her ongoing project is "No Meat Today!"
"Alyonka" stamps printed by Frips will be sent next year to the participants of the project.
Original handprints received from Frips together with hand-made "Alyonka" stamps.
Sunday, December 18, 2005
Mail artwork by Luc Fierens, Belgium. Luc is famous as the first foreign mail artist organized his exhibition in Russia. The exhibition was presented in 1984 by the Museum of Eysk, Krasnodar area.
Friday, December 16, 2005
"Strip-tease" mail art sent yesterday to Steven Renald, Quebec, Canada.
Alexey Klukin (Yoshkar-Ola) is one of the most active participants of Alyonka project. I enjoy his new stamps. What you see are not all of them. I'm going to help him to make some of his stamps printed and perforated.
Mail art created and sent by Claudine Lacroix, France. Not received yet. But I do hope to find it in my post office box within the next few days.
Received from Anne L. Braunschweig, Corrales, New Mexico, USA. With the card there were some stickers and playing cards inside.
Thursday, December 15, 2005
One more mail art by Valery Shimanovsky. The work symbolizes the friendship between the artists of Nizhnekamsk and Yoshkar-Ola, presented by "SHiRMA" and "Fellow Travelers" creative groups.
Saturday, December 10, 2005
Mail art by Valery Shimanovsky, the most active artist of SHIrMA Creative Group, Nizhnekamsk, Tatarstan, Russia.
Mail art prepared for sending to Fabio Sassi, Bologna, Italy. Now I'm thinking about what to enclose.
Friday, December 09, 2005
Mail art from very far away Fjodorovsky village (Russia, Tumenskaya region). Created by Svetlana Soshnikova.
This mail art (sent today) is my participation in "Share Your Wisdom" project announced by Geert de Pauw, Belgium.
Thursday, December 08, 2005
Mail art by Irina Shakirova, Yoshkar-Ola, Russia. Irina works for "Keche-Solnishko" children's magazin as a designer. This is her first mail art.
Collage "No Meat Today". Sent yesterday to Frips.
Wednesday, December 07, 2005
A new mail art by Tatyana Makarova, Nizhnekamsk, Russia.
Saturday, December 03, 2005
My recent mail art named "Dalls". It was sent to (and returned by) Lubov Levina, Perm, Russia. The artwork was inspired by the photo below.
I like this funny snap-short depicting Lubov Levina's grand-daughter. It made me create the mail art above.
Friday, December 02, 2005
Front side of mail art received this week from Bologna, Italy. Created by Fabio Sassi.
This is what I found in the envelope of Fabio Sassi.
One more original card by Fabio Sassi, Bologna, Italy.
Back side of Fabio Sassi's mail art is also worth displaying.
Thursday, December 01, 2005
Back side of mail art by Jassy Lupa. Received yesterday. Enjoyed today.
Front side of post card created by Jassy Lupa, Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, USA.
Collage-envelope sent yesterday to Tatyana Makarova, Nizhnekamsk, Russia.