BLUE GRASS
RURAL ROOTS
music, ideas, images
An International Mail Art Show



postcard art by welfchen, from Munchen, Germany


Tribute to Bluegrass
Silvia Soares Boyer, New York, NY


My Guitar
Lars Schumacher, Burgdorf, Germany

Exhibit at R.A. Fountain, General Store & Internet Café.
Show opens in store in October 2014 & will run through October 2016 in recognition of IBMA's having chosen Raleigh as host city for its next three World of Bluegrass extravaganzas.

What's Fountain?
Fountain is a crossroads community in rural eastern North Carolina, the Peak of Pitt County. (Map)

What's mail art?
Here's our press release in plain text.

Stateside Entries

from North Carolina

Bluegrass
mixed media: fabric, weaving, jewelry
9" x 6.5"
Wendy Ferguson-Whitehead
Wilson, NC


from other states

Bluegrass: Tech & Country
Judith A. Skolnick
Washington, DC

Tribute to Bluegrass
Silvia Soares Boyer, New York, NY
acrylic & black & golden pens on paper
8.5" x 10"
www.silviasoares.home.sapo.pt

Bluegrass
Daniel C. Boyer, New York, NY
ballpoint pen on Arches paper
9 11/16" x 6 1/16"
www.artbreak.com/danielcboyer

Untitled
Michael C. Paul
Herndon, Virginia
manila envelope, ink, pencil & stamps
6" x 9"
Untitled [obverse]

Self Potrait
Andre Pace, Glendale, AZ
crayon & colored pencil on paper
3" x 5"

Woman Smiling
Andre Pace, Glendale, AZ
crayon & colored pencil on paper
3" x 5"

International Entries

Waterpump
Sheila Wright
Red Dear, Alberta, Canada
inkjet, aquavell, glue
4" x 6"

untitled
welchen
Munchen, Germany
inkjet, aquavell, glue
6 5/8" x 4"
1welfchen@gmail.com

untitled
Horst Tress
Koln [Cologne], Germany
ink on paper
6 7/8" x 5 1/2"
www.facebook.com/horst.tress.cologne

untitled
Jurgen Henkelmann/Michael Haddenhorst
Berlin, Germany
stamp, ink on post card, pencil added by postmistress Paulette
4 1/4" x 5 7/8"
www.skoko.de

Depeche Mode: Never Let Me Down Again
Lars Schumacher
Burgdorf, Germany
postcard art, original photograph by the artist, from Depeche Mode's Delta Machine tour, July 20, 2013, Olympic Stadium, Rome.
4 1/4" x 5 7/8"
www.larsschumacher.de

My Guitar
Lars Schumacher
Burgdorf, Germany
postcard art, original photograph by the artist
4 1/4" x 5 7/8"
www.larsschumacher.de

Bluegrass
Annette Behlau
Gelsenkirchen, Germany
acrylic paint on post card
4 1/2" x 9"

Campeones! 448007
Pedro Bericat
Zaragoza, Spain
mixed media in saran wrap with bread
www.mutesound.org
Campeones! 448007 [obverse]

untitled
Anja Mattila--Tolvanen
Palkane, Finland
collage with headphone ear piece, artificial flower on 33" vinyl record

bluegrass 2
Dorian Ribas Marinho
Balnearie Camboriu, Brasil
bluegrass 3
Dorian Ribas Marinho
Balnearie Camboriu, Brasil

Stamps, left side
collage with ink & stamps
16" x 11.5" Ryoske Cohen
Osaka, Japan
Stamps, right side

Bang! Bang!
Halit Wimateer
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Bluegrass
Deniz Gokduman
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Bluegrass
Euir Sertkoc
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Gamze Yildirim
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Tiber Timen
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Umit Tekindog
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Busra Goleber
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Ebru Sevimli
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Gokhan Bayram
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Jaz Music
Hasan Corumwoglu
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Zehra Arslen
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Meltem Dokumci
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Yildiz Kaymaz
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Mesut Buron
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Bahar Zilman
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Damla Beyte Burt
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Simge Turkoglu
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Sercan Basar
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Belkis Oruluglu
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Keho
Taylan Kratt
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Nihal Celik
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Melton Dogon
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Untitled
Melton Dogon
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

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last modified 17 June 2014