John Gayer
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Feel Mail

Mail that wants to be touched. Whether it is a soft fabric or a stimulating material, such as paper fiber or metal, whether it feels smooth or ribbed, anything goes as long it's inviting to your fingers!See More
13 hours ago
Carien van Hest commented on John Gayer's blog post the ABSURD: a mail art project - links to online catalogue
"Finally a catalogue that I actually want to consult."
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mini mail art

one could say this is a group for the small minded or those interested in shrinking the archive...See More
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Terry Owenby commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"Thank you, Carmela, for the links. I appreciate it. I'm going to check out Josh Ronsen's work. "
Jun 25
Carmela Rizzuto commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"For those interested in tiny mail art, I'm a fan of Josh Ronsen's efforts. I've participated in several of his calls for mini-mail art. See his iuoma page and go…"
Jun 24
Terry Owenby commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
"Hi Dani, welcome! This group doesn't seem to have much activity. I enjoy making inchies and would love to do an exchange with you. My address is on my page. If you are interested, let me know. "
Jun 24
Bruno Cassaglia commented on John Gayer's group mini mail art
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Jun 15
Carmen Kennedy commented on John Gayer's blog post A mail art Renaissance?
"Great article and it includes some artistamps created by Chuck Welch (The Crackerjack Kid). "
Jun 15
John Gayer posted a blog post

A mail art Renaissance?

So says The Art Newspaper in the article "A mail art renaissance is growing in the US—just as the postal service struggles to survive" that was posted on the 5th of May 2020. Read all about it here: https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/today-in-the-mail-art-made-for-youSee More
May 6
Heleen de Vaan joined John Gayer's group
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mini mail art

one could say this is a group for the small minded or those interested in shrinking the archive...See More
Apr 29
John Gayer posted a photo

Bottle It. Carien van Hest

A lovely 'fluid' artwork arrived from the Netherlands. Thank you Carien van Hest!
Apr 25
John Gayer commented on Valentine Mark Herman's blog post WHAT IS HAPPENING TO YOUR NATIONAL MAIL SYSTEM?
"The latest news update in Finland (April 9) said that the movement of mail beyond Europe's borders or coming from outside Europe was virtually non-existent. It also noted that the situation is changing all the time."
Apr 10
John Gayer commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Thanks Val. Those Fabiolas are wonderful. And mysterious too. So much the same and so different at the same time."
Apr 10
John Gayer commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"The colour in the Ethel's Hideaway postcard must have shifted over time. Can't believe anyone would want to dine in such a gruesome atmosphere. Like to see more of the art on the walls. A collection of restaurant post cards might offer its…"
Apr 1

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
2010 (or maybe 1983)
My Website (without http://):
http://postboxtomailboxnoplainart.blogspot.fi/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Its sense of freedom, humour and all the interestingly strange ways mail artists explore the mundane.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
On hiatus until further notice
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-Basin 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-Basin 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!

John Gayer's Blog

A mail art Renaissance?

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 8:17pm 2 Comments

So says The Art Newspaper in the article "A mail art renaissance is growing in the US—just as the postal service struggles to survive" that was posted on the 5th of May 2020. Read all about it here: https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/today-in-the-mail-art-made-for-you

‘the ABSURD’ resides within the normal and outside it

Posted on February 26, 2020 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Here are a few of the submissions received for 'the ABSURD'. More of what was received can be viewed on the blog:https://postboxtomailboxnoplainart.blogspot.com/

Daniel de Cullá

The Wasted Angel…

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Outgoing / envelope pyramid

Posted on January 10, 2020 at 12:17pm 0 Comments

 
 
 

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