Programs And Resources

Green Seen Mail Art


The Wendell Free Library invites you to create an original postcard size art work for our mail art exhibit, GREEN SEEN.
Click here to view the Mail Art we've received so far (375 images)!
Green – sustainability, conservation, freecycle, the color….. All techniques and media welcome.  Participants’ mail art works will be displayed as soon as they are received at the library.   Mail art will be documented at the library website and contributors will receive a printed documentation. Ongoing exhibit at the Library will end on March 21st.  The show will then travel to Baystate Franklin Medical Center to be displayed from April 1st through May 21st.  All works received will become part of a permanent art collection at the Wendell Free Library.
Deadline for receiving works is March 21, 2010. Participation is free.
Maximum postcard size, 5 ½ x 8 ½ in. / 13.97 x 21.59 cm. All are welcome, artists & non-artists.
Send original postcard size works to:
Wendell Free Library
P. O. Box 236
Wendell, MA 01379 USA
Sponsored by the Friends of the Wendell Free Library
Co-Curators: Christine Tarantino & Richard Baldwin, artists and Wendell residents
New to Mail Art?
Mail Art is a global network of artists………everyone is welcome to participate, all ages and skill levels. Mail Art is fun! Mail Art is inclusive! Mail Art is non-judgmental!
Here are some resources to help you get started:
GOOD MAIL DAY: A Primer for Making Eye-Popping Postal Art by Jennie Hinchcliff & Carolee Gilligan Wheeler. Newly published book by librarian and mail artist, featuring work by 100 mail artists, including Christine Tarantino.
Words of Light Mail Art, an archived blog of mail art sent to and from Christine Tarantino.

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