As part of Rebecca Moss Guyver's Mail Art project I took an experimental study piece to San Francisco with me and my hotel, the excellent Ritz Carlton, were really excited to be part of the project and took care of posting the work (which was simply dropped into the mail with no envelope - so that it would have a stamp and postmark on it) at no charge. To be honest I was a little doubtful that the work would arrive at all but to my surprise Rebecca emailed today to say that i
So this year I am participating in Rebecca Moss Guyver's Mail Art project as part of the Suffolk Open Studio's event. Rebecca receives pieces of art - either original or postcards - sent via the mail and then collates the into one display. For every piece she receives she sends the sender a piece of her own work in return. So I thought it would be interesting to send something from San Francisco, where I am currently working for 2 weeks, to Rebecca at her Suffolk home. The qu
The rise of Social Media over the last decade or two has been incredible in many aspects and today I found myself surprised once again.
Prior to turning professional as an artist I had responsibility for Economic Development in the portfolio of teams that I managed in local government. The importance of the World Wide Web and social media to small specialist businesses seemed obvious to me ... but back then the challenges of getting, for example, a smoked eel supplier in t