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China Embassy IUOMA

Discussion on China and mail art to and from China. How will we achieve that we can echange our mail art with chinese mail artists and get also chinese mail to us?See More
Sep 8
Uta Richter commented on John Gayer's blog post Uta Richter: Thank you for the anything but average industrial average
"I am glad you like it, John!"
Aug 18
PATRICIA LANDON commented on John Gayer's blog post Lisa Fraker: Thanks a whole lot for your art mail
"How much mail-art could have been made while we we were rewinding VHS tapes?"
Aug 18
John Gayer posted blog posts
Aug 18
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Projects List
"It's a bit like Windsor, of which there are 20+ in USA states, plus more in the UK, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Fun for anyone who is into lists...."
Aug 5
Carolyn Cline commented on John Gayer's group Conceptual Mail Art Projects
"We’re collaborating, John."
Aug 2
John Gayer commented on John Gayer's group Conceptual Mail Art Projects
"Today, I thought about making some mail art."
Aug 2
John Gayer commented on De Villo Sloan's photo
Jul 26
carl baker left a comment for John Gayer
"thanks john, theres nothing on the iuoma projects page."
Jul 19
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group 2018 : IUOMA 30 years old
"Just curious. Any updates on the book project?"
Jul 11
John Gayer commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s photo

Blue Circles5

"Circular blobs streaming through water or planets in space? Either way, like the series..."
Jun 28
PATRICIA LANDON commented on John Gayer's photo

typewriter ribbon drawing

"red and black,cool!"
Jun 26
John Gayer posted photos
Jun 26
John Gayer commented on Bruno Cassaglia's group solo disegni - only drawings
"Regarding Azzaro's comment: well said!"
Jun 25
John Gayer joined Bonniediva's group

DECOS - Do you miss them?

Do you miss Decos? What’s a DECO? It’s a sort of mail art friendship book, but with a theme. Each book has around 6 to 10 pages inside and a THEME. You do a page according to your art style and following the theme, and you mail it to another DECO person. It’s like an ADD/PASS, in a way. When it’s full, it goes back to the person who started it.I started doing DECOs back in 2004, but then people started making them too heavy, gluing all sorts of heavy embellishments, etc., and I couldn’t afford…See More
Jun 23
John Gayer posted a blog post
May 9

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
2010 (or maybe 1983)
My Website:
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Like the freedom of expression, the surprise of receiving mail art from pretty much anywhere and the possibility of participating/contributing to any project that interests me.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
Taivaanvuohentie 3 B 13, Helsinki, Finland

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At 4:50pm on July 19, 2018, carl baker said…

thanks john,

theres nothing on the iuoma projects page.

At 10:12pm on February 6, 2018, Gen Harrison said…

Why thank you kind sir...

At 2:08am on February 3, 2018, emily louise said…

Thanks for the greetings.  I'm very new to IUOMA and am just starting to explore the website. greeting back from Eureka, California

At 3:16pm on February 2, 2018, em scheer said…

thanks for the greetings and all the best to Helsinki!

At 8:09pm on January 31, 2018, John Ellis said…


At 7:49pm on February 16, 2017, HollyJo said…

received a moment from Helsinki today! thanks John!
also, how did you know that I'm a refracted light addict?? :D

At 6:50pm on February 8, 2017, TIZIANA BARACCHI said…
At 3:55pm on January 24, 2017, Juan Carlos Vargas said…
At 3:04am on January 22, 2017, Stoyan Barakov said…

hey John, 

i will be mailing you my first mail art ever. 

expect something in the mail soon :)



At 4:53pm on January 21, 2017, Lucas Rossi said…

very good work! I'd like you to check out my call for mail artists for my job. Take a look here: Hope to see your art :)




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