ATCsForAll (www.atcsforall.com) is the best place to start trading ATCs (Artist Trading Cards) and other mail art items like chunky pages, inchies and skinny pages. It’s an open and friendly place where everyone is welcome from new artist to experienced professional. They accept all mediums too! Just sign up and then add your name to some ATC swaps. ATCsForAll also put on a yearly art trading event for their members, something that shouldn’t be missed! With informative art workshops and lots of friendly faces, it’s an art weekend of trading heaven. This year’s event is in Dallas, TX on July 11-14. AFA members should check their website for details.
If you’re feeling experienced with your art, then you could apply at IllustratedATCs (www.illustratedatcs.com), a juried trading site (you must apply for membership by showing a portfolio of your art). It’s a place for professional artists as well as experienced art hobbyists to trade, swap and collect Artist Trading Cards and other forms of Mail Art! IllustratedATCs accepts most mediums, including mixed media, collage and textile art. Please check their site for details.
If you know of another place to trade mail art, please let us know and we’ll add it to the list.