Mail Art, by various artists


An art and design project called Mail Art has just held its second international exhibition.

Set up in 2013 by father and son Kevin and James Gillen, the non-profit project aims to build a community of artists worldwide through encouraging people to send artwork in the post.

The art received is then displayed in physical gallery exhibitions, and digitally on Mail Art’s Facebook gallery.

The project’s last exhibition took place at the Creative Quarter in Folkestone, Kent.

James Gillen, co-founder at Mail Art, says: “Our ethos is to continually build an encouraging community of artists worldwide, inclusive of all levels of artistic education.”

For information on how to submit Mail Art, visit the group’s Facebook page.

SAM_0323SAM_0327SAM_0325SAM_0328All exhibition photos © Andrew Laferme.

Kevin Gillen - UK
Kevin Gillen – UK
Jon Howe - UK
Jon Howe – UK
James Gillen - UK
James Gillen – UK
Christine Vanderburg - Netherlands
Christine Vanderburg – Netherlands
Care Hanson - USA
Care Hanson – USA
Servane Morel - Belgium
Servane Morel – Belgium
Pramod V. Patil - India
Pramod V. Patil – India
Mail art from Brazil
Mail art from Brazil