E11: Mail Artist Chloe McHenry

See that collage above? That’s an example of the terrific work that the mail artist, Chloe McHenry, creates. You can find her work on Instagram (parcel.tongue) by clicking on the image below:

Chloe McHenry (@parcel.tongue) * Instagram photos and videos

1,315 Followers, 352 Following, 57 Posts – See Instagram photos and videos from Chloe McHenry (@parcel.tongue)

I’m endlessly fascinated with artists and creatives. And in this instance on the podcast, I talk with Chloe about how she started creating mail art, her experiences with being a penpal on Reddit, and how she pays attention to details that end up in her art.

That detail was in proof when I was lucky enough to get postcard art from Chloe. You’ll hear us talk about this postcard and how there are layered details in this postcard that featured the Zodiac Killer on the front.

Hey, did you listen for the word of the day on the Postcardist podcast?



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Music in this episode:

Ragtime Dance by Scott Joplin, licensed under a Creative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0 License. Music sourced from Free Music Archive.

Passive-Aggressive Postcards: Friends in Low Places

August 31, 1912
Mont Blanc
To: An Entire City Block
From: Jane and Fred

Entering the Champs [illegible]. Views beautiful. High spirits. Low cash.

Passive-Aggressive Postcards: Homely

August 23, 1908
Woodland, Pennsylvania
To: Margery
From: Ira

Hello Margery: Hope you will know these homely kids. I haven’t any thing better to send. Please accept it with my love. Ira.