On February 23, John Scott from Ohio posted a message requesting
postcard artwork for a colleague of his, Lynda Elias. Apparently, Ms. Elias
is planning a show in November in which she will be exhibiting postcards
she has received from anywhere around the world, so long as they have been
I was so intrigued by this concept that I thought it would be a
really wonderful way to exchange artwork between schools. I am a student
teacher at the 9-12 grade levels, and have already proposed this idea to my
students, and they love it. They are all ready to begin creating
postcard-sized artwork and mailing it out; and my cooperating teacher is
eager to begin receiving it!! It is sort of like having Art Pen Pals, I
If you and your students are interested in participating in this
project, please e-mail the mailing address of your school to me, and we'll
get started. All of the postcard artwork that we receive will be exhibited
in our Spring Art Show, and hopefully forwarded to Ms. Elias for her
I would encourage all grade levels to participate! Our students
will be writing a little bit about themselves and/or their philosophy of
art, on the reverse side of the postcard, and will be using various media.
We look forward to exchanging artwork with you!!!
John Ward, Art Department
Saranac Lake High School
99 LaPan Hwy.
Saranac Lake, New York 12983