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Mail Art Mania and Bye Bye Chicago

Mail Art Mania and Bye Bye Chicago

Several mail art projects are always in the works.I enjoy this process tremendously since it is so darnfun to do.  No rules, using whatever is at hand,recycling a mix of materials and meeting the mostwonderful people who enjoy this mail art as muchas I do. I finished side two of the cereal box mailer… With […]

Grids and Patterns Everywhere

Grids and Patterns Everywhere

Chicago is like a gigantic grid.Huge avenues, open streets,green expanses as far as theeye can see, but laid out neatly,composed, not at all like thecow paths of Boston. The smellof beef everywhere in the air.This is a cow town through and through.(Read “Devil in the White City” for a fascinatingview of the the creation of […]

Home Again, Reinvention 2, Chicagoland

Home Again, Reinvention 2, Chicagoland

A week without a glue stickno paper, no art supplies andmy brain befuddled with gobsof new information to process. Boy am I glad to be home again. I spent most of four days doingthis… Standing in glamorous furniture showrooms,sitting in meetingswatching the designers in the latest fashionspreviewing all of it, looking glazed overand confused, tired and bemused. Don’t […]