After the mail art is de-installed, and the gallery is returned to its former white cube, we go out to eat dinner and open our own wins to share with each other.Jan opens Harley's, and loves the collage inside. Helga admires one of Jan's wins : Jenifer Zoellner's painted purse.
I am just starting to empty the 14 pieces I won. I am using my Cafe Press Tote bag to carry them home!
Guests wait patiently in line to pay their donations for their wins.
Volunteer Patty removing the staples from the envelopes - a tedious process with over 400 envelopes on the wall!
Anne rings the final bell at 5:00 Sunday March 14th, signaling the guests to step away from the bidsheets.
Early in the day, we have an unusal gallery guest. Gallery volunteer Mike is hoping to be high bidder on this mail art by Anne.
Gallery guests contemplate their final bids. On the right is mail artist Mike Prinzi.
Gallery guests reading Richard Canard's work.
Mail artist Joe Messinger gives me a hard stare....
Gallery guests with Mike Severin's elephant mask.
Mail Artist Doug McGoon posing upon request with his entry.
Gallery guest Marielena posts a bid.
Gallery guest admiring Jackie Gregosry's mail art torso.
Gallery guests MichaelRidder gladly models holds Kim Ridder's mail art (by Jackie Gregory) win while he waits for her.