Art, by Post
The art of letter writing or penning a postcard, handwritten messages of friendship sent through the post, is a rare thing these days. Add an original idea in paint, collage or drawing and it becomes not just a rare thing, but a thing of rare beauty.
In October of 2016, five Bear River friends, Anne Zimmerman, Cathy Banks, Joey Thorpe, Joyce Peck and Sharon Trueman-Goodyear, decided to create and send one another a postcard each month. One postcard sent, one postcard received. The idea was to create a piece of art on a postcard and in our penning, share the details of the subject, medium and process, essentially how the postcard came to be. It also became a way to support and encourage each other’s art while spending time in that amazing creative space we all have within us.
Now, 19 months later, 95 very special postcards have been created, sent and received. We thought it was time to share them with you.
@ the Oakdene Centre. 1913 Clementsvale Road, Bear River.