Books, Mail Art

First Mail Art Received

I’ve received my first mail art, in response to work I sent out in early February.  Hélène Lacelle of Goop Gallery in Ottawa sent me three terrific pages of an altered book in a floral plastic sleeve.  These were enclosed in a brightly printed envelope.  In my eagerness to see the work, I peeled off… Continue reading First Mail Art Received

Books, Mail Art, Printmaking

Fold Out Booklet as Mail Art Model

Fold Out Booklet made from old linocut by Lily S. May, 2013I’ve continued turning some of my old prints into booklets and sending them out as mail art.  The one I’ll show you today I’ll be keeping for a while.  It’s a happy accident that I want to use for reference for other booklets.  I… Continue reading Fold Out Booklet as Mail Art Model

Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck, Printmaking

Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck

Mirrors of the Heart--some of the cards in the deck--by Lily S. May, copyright 1994Like it or not, it’s Valentine’s Day.  And because of that, I’m offering up some hearts from the card deck I made in 1994.  Mirrors of the Heart grew out of my interest at that time in tarot cards.  I thought… Continue reading Mirrors of the Heart Card Deck

Exhibits & Performances, Poetry, Printmaking

Poetry Out Loud & in a Linocut

On Wednesday night, I attended a fundraiser at beautiful Koerner Hall in Toronto.  It was in honour of an excellent Canadian poet, Al Purdy (1918 – 2000).  Al’s work was being honoured through readings by Canadian poets and actors and through performances by musicians.  The funds raised are going towards the preservation and rehabilitation of… Continue reading Poetry Out Loud & in a Linocut