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"missed Christmas ... no fair"

Added by Nikki Soppelsa on December 24, 2010 at 9:33am — No Comments

With Love to all


Added by Stephen Magsig on October 9, 2010 at 11:12am — No Comments

Geroge Herms at Nyehaus Gallery, Chelsea

For those of us who most appreciate the old school assemblage artist's here is a chance to see this art up close and personal. Tim Nye's Nyehaus Gallery in Chelsea is exhibiting George Herm's assemblage works in the show 'Five Decades of Madness' September 9th through October 29th, 2010. The best of found object assemblage, George is it.

Added by Michael Wilson on September 30, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Fluxcase Micro Museum - Call for Works

The Fluxmuseum has acquired a number of cases that each contain many

small boxes. (see example to left) The over all case – designed

to be a bead case – is roughly 10x8x2 inches in size and contains 50+ small boxes.…


Added by Cecil Touchon on May 22, 2010 at 9:28am — 1 Comment

Collage conversations on Yahoo site

Is everyone aware of the Yahoo discussion group of the International Museum of Collage,… Continue

Added by Janice McDonald on May 19, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

New Acquisition Cory Peeke

Added to the Permanent Collection

Artist: Cory Peeke

Title: The Sun Always Shines on TV

Media: Altered Polaroid

donated by the artist

artist website: -…


Added by Cecil Touchon on April 26, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Kienholtz at B&B auction

My son and I just went over to San Francisco to catch the preview of Bonham and Butterfield's latest auction, coming up on May 3. Some interesting collages and assemblages there, including one by Kienholtz that's almost five feet wide. Here's the link to the online catalog, which is very nice:… Continue

Added by Arthur Comings on April 25, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Most recent artwork, and used resin finish

I recently posted a question about finishing/ sealing a mixed media project,

I tried a bunch of different sealants, varnishes, and finally I tried 2part Resin,

Finally got the finish and the coating that I wanted, very thick and permanant!

Heres photo of what it looks like :…


Added by kat johnston on March 17, 2010 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

NEW website- featuring my customized mixed media Wedding albums

Hello everyone!

I have just finished a NEW website, featuring mixed media wedding photo albums, I am very excited to get started on this new line of work! I would appreicate ALL the feedback I can get…


Added by kat johnston on March 2, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment


At Urban Ore someone has thrown away a bunch of big gourds that they had started to make thumb pianos out of. There were gourds with just one side cut off, and ones that also had a 3/4" wooden face glued onto them, with a hole in it and a wooden bar across the face like a guitar has to hold the ends of the strings. Plenty good-looking. People were snapping them up -- some were planning to make a birdhouse out of theirs, and a woman was going to make masks out of hers, although she had ones with… Continue

Added by Arthur Comings on February 23, 2010 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Question about what to use to seal /finish a project

Hello everyone,

I am working on a new series of work, decorating covers of photo ablums, using mixed media/collage and I want the books to be extremely durable, professional looking and last the test of time. What sugguestions would you have of what to use to seal the work, to put a coating over it to make sure it doesnt fade or get demaged in any way. I have used mostly oil paints, collage images, some ribbon and buttons, I'm looking a sealant that will work…


Added by kat johnston on February 22, 2010 at 9:03pm — 1 Comment

A Book About Death: An International Art Project: Call For Work!/event.php?eid=282317339339&ref=mf

A Book About Death
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 10:00am
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 5:00pm
Y Tabernacl, MOMA Wales
Heol Penrallt
Machynlleth, United Kingdom

International art project




27 APRIL – 8 MAY… Continue

Added by Mary Bogdan on February 18, 2010 at 9:38pm — 2 Comments

Met's "Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage"

Excerpt from New York Times article by Roberta Smith, February 4, 2010:…


Added by Janice McDonald on February 8, 2010 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Mail Art Call - "Note to Self" January - December 2010

MAIL ART CALL: "Note to Self" please see my website for details

Added by Mara Thompson on January 28, 2010 at 12:55pm — No Comments

ABAD Continues

"A Book About Death," MOMA Wales, April 27 - May 8. Thanks to the efforts of artist Sonja Benskin Mesher.

Added by Mara Thompson on January 28, 2010 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Signs on the Wind, Lenore Tawney's postcard collage collection

Weaver/sculptor Lenore Tawney's collage mail art was collected into a book titled Signs on the Wind, published in 2002. It is quite a wonderful collection of work. I'd looked for it in the past to no avail, but it seems to be back in… Continue

Added by Janice McDonald on December 27, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Season's Greetings to you all ...

Added by Nikki Soppelsa on December 22, 2009 at 10:21am — No Comments

New mail art posted at

Added by Mara Thompson on December 10, 2009 at 9:08pm — No Comments

"in Good Spirits"

...commemorating a momentous year with the best friends I've ever had ... where it all began.

Added by Nikki Soppelsa on December 1, 2009 at 9:56am — 2 Comments


This was among the first image transfer collages I made: a medical illustration with a drawing by Leonardo. Best to start at the beginNING.

Added by Janine Nichols on November 24, 2009 at 1:50am — 3 Comments

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