The seventh annual Mail Art Show opens today at Courtyard Gallery

The seventh annual Mail Art Show opens today at Courtyard Gallery-attachment0

“Anything Goes — Everything Shows” is the tagline for The Courtyard Gallery‘s annual Mail Art Show, which runs from Saturday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 27.

According to a press release, the exhibition (now in its seventh year) is “an uncensored free style mail art show. Mail art is art that uses the postal system as a medium. Mail artists typically exchange ephemera in the form of illustrated letters; zines; rubberstamped, decorated, or illustrated envelopes; artist trading cards; postcards; artistamps; faux postage; mail-interviews; naked mail; friendship books, decos and three-dimensional objects.” All submissions will be shown. The gallery is located at the Phil Mechanic Building, 109 Roberts St.

An exhibition opening takes place on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 6-9 p.m. Free. Photo: stitched envelop from Arizona.

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Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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