Todays Mail brought an illustrated envelope with the feel of South Florida. The back side has also been embellished, and comes from Antonia Crook. From the South Florida Calligraphy Guild an envelope by Claudia Boggs.
In todays quick e mail or texting communique getting an envelope such as this most likely stops the lucky recipient for a brief moment of amazement. This was true here when Lake Worth City Hall got it’s very first envelope. They weren’t quite sure what mail art was. A picture is worth a thousand words. This […]
Our first arrival at City Hall is this beauty. We are off to a wonderful start. Note the custom stamp matches the beautiful calligraphy of its author. This one comes from Sandy Odom of Austin Texas.
CALL TO ARTISTS: LULA’s Global Mail Art Exhibition: “Lake Worth 100” Calligraphers and artists are invited to participate in LULA’s Global Mail Art Exhibition: Lake Worth 100. Mail art is the most democratic form of art. The direct exchange of creativework is a worldwide cultural movement that began in the early 1960’s and involves sending […]
Artist Edward Gorey engaged in Mail-Art here are some photos from his correspondence . Link goes to Edward Gorey house which currently is exhibiting his envelope art.
This blog was created for the sole purpose of displaying the the myriad of beautiful envelopes we will be receiving, also dialogue about the art of enhancing envelopes and the artists who have taken this to a fine art form. Lake Worth Florida is celebrating 100 years. This is part of the on going festivities […]