John Gayer
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John Gayer commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"Received from Carl Baker: an envelope packed with a handful of small items. Here's a sample, which includes a very nice booklet and an assortment of other things. Thanks very much Carl!  "
3 hours ago
Mary Anne commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"always here to help terry, if i can although Mail Art is like one of those old oriental religions - profound in its simplicity - and any explanation rarely does anything but muddy the waters."
yesterday
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Terry Owenby commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"Thank you, Mary Anne, for helping me understand artistamps. I appreciate it. Also, I like the small piece you recently added. :-) "
Wednesday
MoriceMarcuse commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"thank for having me I will be happy to participate in any Art Calls and Art exchange. Morice Marcuse Via Venezia 2 /A 54033 Carrara MS Italy"
Wednesday
Mary Anne commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
" Something I did a long time ago - not wonderful but . . ."
Wednesday
Mary Anne commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"Greetings Terry.  I don't know about videos and suchlike but really, there is very little to learn; one follows the muse and experiments and tries this and that.  There are no rules. To my mind, and I dare say other people will have…"
Tuesday
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Tuesday
Terry Owenby commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"Hi Mary Anne, I've always preferred doing things the old fashioned way, even if it's more difficult or time consuming. I'm interested in learning more about making stamps like you said, in the "old days of cheap photocopies with…"
Tuesday
Mary Anne commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"sewing machine perfs not just for stamps but also for decoration.  I have a standard letter-size sheet of paper with an image on it from the great John held Jr. and he has run lines of perfs. across it at odd angles - up, down and…"
Tuesday
John Gayer commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"I have long been interesting in combining sewing technique and paper, but haven't explored that way of working very much yet. Oh, the days of string art! Now the idea of foregoing the use of thread, but just perforating sheets of paper using a…"
Tuesday
Mary Anne commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"Good morning my tiny little dears. I have joined with you because I have a wonderful album - well four to be exact - of beauteous artistamps: stamps by the sheet and stamps by the page, stamps ON envelopes and stamps IN envelopes waiting to be…"
Monday
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Terry Owenby commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"Thank you, John, for your help in explaining the "mini" to me. I appreciate it. I have been in a few matchbox swaps myself and they are really fun. It's a challenge, but a fun one, to make small art. I have an inchie display from back…"
Jul 11
Ilya Semenenko-Bassin commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"My smallest collage. Size is indicated in centimeters (European system). I can do even less."
Jul 11
John Gayer commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"Thanks for your question Terry. It's for anything mini. My tiny hands project got me wondering if there was group for sharing mini stuff. Have seen the occasional mini work. A couple of years back somebody did mail art in match boxes, which I…"
Jul 11

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
2010 (or maybe 1983)
My Website (without http://):
http://postboxtomailboxnoplainart.blogspot.fi/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
For its sense of freedom, inherent humour and all the strange ways mail artists explore the mundane.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
Taivaanvuohentie 3 B 13, Helsinki, Finland
4johngayer@gmail.com

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At 11:46pm on June 1, 2019, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Thanks for the info on marker art process.

At 10:16pm on March 1, 2019, Ilya Semenenko-Bassin said…

I liked your flooring material. I extracted this material from the postal envelope. Something sprouted on it !!!

At 12:56pm on January 15, 2019, Bruno Cassaglia said…

Arrivata!!!!  bellissima!!!1  ti abbraccio. b  W LA MAIL ART W IUOMA!!!!!1

At 12:13am on December 19, 2018, Norma Soulet said…

Hi John,

Hope you are doing well.

So happy my Fabric Fragment arrived and you like it.

Until next time,

Norma

At 7:51pm on November 23, 2018, Ilya Semenenko-Bassin said…

Hello John,

 

I sent you a collage to the specified address.

At 12:12pm on November 1, 2018, Bruno Cassaglia said…

Ciao John ti ho inviato una Mail Art... un abbraccio W LA MAIL ART!!!!

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!

 
 
 

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