A Wild GumHeart From Takamatsu.

My old friend Machiko sent me a GumHeart photo. Arigatou! This is the very first GumHeart from Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. 香川から初めてのガムハートです。NYでの古い友人町子さんが送ってくれました。ありがとう!

Machiko Gunji. February 13, 2019. Oogimachi, Takamatsu City, Kagawa-prefecture, Japan.  グンジ町子さん、2019/2/13 香川県高松市扇町。

Machiko Gunji. February 13, 2019. Oogimachi, Takamatsu City, Kagawa-prefecture, Japan.

グンジ町子さん、2019/2/13 香川県高松市扇町。

Find GumHearts Greeting Cards at JFK and LGA Airport! NYの2飛行場でガムハートカード購入できます!

GumHearts Greeting Cards are now available at gift shops at two New York City Airports! “New York Originals” in Convourse B, John F. Kennedy Air Port and “District Market Store” terminal B in LaGuardia Air Port!   Both stores are located post-security, so you will have to have an air ticket to fly.  8 kinds are available and each will come with actual date, time and location that I have documented them on the NYC streets.  Could be great NYC souvenir? ガムハートグリーティングカードが、NYの2飛行場のギフトショップで販売されています。ジョンFケネディ空港ターミナルBの”New York Originsls”,  ラガーディア空港ターミナルBの”District Market Store”で、どちらもセキュリティ後のチケット所持の方だけが入れるエリアです。NY土産に使えるユニークなアート、どうかな? 8種類、それぞれのガムハートを私がNYの路上で撮影した日時、場所が記録されています。

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Etsy store has opened.

GumHeaets Etsy Store has opened. Please stop by https://www.etsy.com/shop/GumHeartsProject  for boxed Greeting cards.

Currently working to open  web store on this site, niizeki hiromi.com,  by the end of October with originally designed usable art such as organic cotton bags, tattoo stickers.

Please revisit for unique holiday gift. If you have any questions, please contact me from "contact"page. Thanks:D

Each greeting card comes with a white envelope. Blank inside.

Each greeting card comes with a white envelope. Blank inside.

Greeting cards with multiple GumHearts. 

Greeting cards with multiple GumHearts. 

GumHearts Store opens at Made In Queens, 2/10 - 14 with other local mades!

Business hours and workshop hours:

Friday, February 10th - 4pm to 8pm   ---   Pop-Up card insert work shop 4:15-6, 6:15-8

Saturday, February 11th - 11am to 3pm ---   Pop-Up card insert work shop 11:15-1, 1:15-3

Sunday, February 12th - 11am to 3pm 

Monday, February 13th - 4pm to 8pm   ---   Pop-Up card insert work shop  6:15-8

Tuesday, February 14th - 11am to 3pm

GumHearts  Project + lots of local mades will be available at Made In Queens Feb 10-14.

GumHearts Tote, 15”x15”x4”  Heavy 10oz 100% cotton. Pre-washed and Shrunk. 24” handles. Available in Black and Natural. Comes with a ring for key chain.

GumHearts Tote, 15”x15”x4”  Heavy 10oz 100% cotton. Pre-washed and Shrunk. 24” handles. Available in Black and Natural. Comes with a ring for key chain.

GumHearts Greeting Cards 

GumHearts Greeting Cards 

Five GumHearts Greeting Cards pop-up insert workshop with me will be available on Friday, Saturday and Monday. Free with purchase of GumHearts Greeting card. Come to see me.

Five GumHearts Greeting Cards pop-up insert workshop with me will be available on Friday, Saturday and Monday. Free with purchase of GumHearts Greeting card. Come to see me.

GumHearts Project and 5 Free Workshops for Valentine’s day Market.

GumHearts Project, Tattoo Stickers, Greeting Cards, Tote bags, note books, for 5 days Valentine’s day Market at Made In Queens,.  I will also run five Pop-Up card inserts workshops, FREE for whom purchased GumHears Greeting Cards,  $5 material/tools for whom with own cards. Fun and open ended workshops for 10 and up. Pre-register now and come to work wth me. 

GumHearts Greeting Project + lots of local mades will be available at Made In Queens Feb 10-14.

GumHearts Greeting Project + lots of local mades will be available at Made In Queens Feb 10-14.

Business hours and workshop hours:

Friday, February 10th - 4pm to 8pm   ---   Pop-Up card insert work shop 4:15-6, 6:15-8

Saturday, February 11th - 11am to 3pm ---   Pop-Up card insert work shop 11:15-1, 1:15-3

Sunday, February 12th - 11am to 3pm 

Monday, February 13th - 4pm to 8pm   ---   Pop-Up card insert work shop  6:15-8

Tuesday, February 14th - 11am to 3pm

If you are in NYC this Saturday, 21st.

Officially, the market was canceled, thank you for being flexible Bushwick Vendors Markets!, I will be participating Women's March in NYC.

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Will you be in Washington DC for the Women’s March?  Great!!!! Thank you for being there!

If you happened to be in NYC like me, why don’t you stop by Bushwick?  

 It seems like 4–10° Rain Showers .  Isn’t great? Grab a cup of hot coffee, go out and take a walk. 

You may find something unexpected. 

January 21, Saturday, 1 PM - 6 PM

Bushwick Vendors Market at The Silent Barn
603 Bushwick Ave., Brooklyn, New York 11206

Bandage Tote Bag. Iron-oned, Pre-washed, Preshrunk. 10oz 100% Cotton canvas. 15” x 15” x 4”. Each Bandage was documented on the street using cellphone camera by Niizeki Hiromi. 

Bandage Tote Bag. Iron-oned, Pre-washed, Preshrunk. 10oz 100% Cotton canvas. 15” x 15” x 4”. Each Bandage was documented on the street using cellphone camera by Niizeki Hiromi. 

This Thursday, 29th! Come to join for a creative & fun art activity for families.

School is off this week. Seeking something creative and fun activity for you and your children in Queens?  学校が休みの今週、家族で出来る楽しいアートワークショップです。あ、大人一人でも、十分楽しめると思います。期間限定でクィーンズ生産品を紹介してきたMIQ, Made In Queens, も、この12月末で一区切り閉店します。その最後のワークショップ。使えるアート作りにきませんか? 

I will run this hands on creative workshop. You will create your own unique, fun 3d pop up inserts using colorful card stock and tools. Open for all ages, child and adult! 既成の二つ折りのカードの中に挟む飛び出る仕掛けを作ります。 やってみると楽しいし、普通のカードが、特別になって人に送るのがもったいなくなるかも。色々な道具も試せますよ。小さなクラスなので、予約してくださいね。

Designs can be adapted for any Holidays and occasions. This is a small groups session.  RSVP HERE

No fee for those who purchase GumHearts Greeting card, $6/each,  at MiQ. All materials and tools will be provided.  (If you bring your own card, please contribute $5 for materials and tool usage). MIA でガムハートカード($6)を購入された方は参加無料。ご自分のカード持参の方は材料・道具費$5です。

 

  • Thursday, December 29, 2016
  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • At Made In Queens : 27-24 Queens Plaza SouthLong Island City, NY, 11101
  • Made In Queens will be closed from January.  This is the last workshop we will have at MIQ.

 

This Weekend, GumHearts Project Store will be up at Bronx Museum.

Come to enjoy curated 2nd Annual Holiday Market at the Bronx Museum, with more than 50 local artists, artisans, farmers, bakers, brewers, activities and more not to be missed. Great for all ages, families!  Hope to see you there!

Bronx Museum : 1040 Grand Concourse Bronx, New York 10456  T: 718-681-6000   

December 10th and 11th from 11:00am to 6:00pm.  

Directions to Bronx Museum 

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Are you ready to be in Jackson Heights, Queens, TODAY?

Today, 17th is the second and last day of Queens Art Intervention 2016. 1-4pm at Diversity Plaza, Jackson Hts, Queens.

My GumHearts appliquéd t-shirts are waiting for you to be recreated into a tote bags to go home with you. Open to public and free for participation.

Curated By Yvonne Shortt. Director of RPGA Studio. http://www.regoparkgreenalliance.org

Other artists to participate:  Deborah Wasserman, Rica Takashima + 

Thank you for your participation by donation your unwanted t-shirts!  They are ready for next participation in Jackson Heights, Queens, today. I would love to see GumHearts-T-shirt-Bags to be used on the street.

Thank you for your participation by donation your unwanted t-shirts!  They are ready for next participation in Jackson Heights, Queens, today. I would love to see GumHearts-T-shirt-Bags to be used on the street.

Each GumHearts Appliquéd T-shirt is unique, come to get one tomorrow at Corona Plaza.

50 GumHearts Appliquéd T-shirts will be available for tomorrow at Corona Plaza, and another 50 for next Saturday at Diversity Plaza, Jackson Heights, as a part of Queens Art Intervention 2016 by RPGA Studio. http://www.regoparkgreenalliance.org 

By cutting the T-shirts with scissors and tying them together each participant will create own tote bag to take home.  Open to public and free to participate. All T-shirts were used/unused and donated for this project.

No Sew Tote Bag

So, how do we turn t-shirts into Tote bag without sewing?  Cut and Tie, simple.

Get a T-shirt.

Get a T-shirt.

Cut off sleeves. Cut around neck, so opening is wide enough as a bag.

Cut off sleeves. Cut around neck, so opening is wide enough as a bag.

Make slits on the bottom. maybe 1 inch wide for each. Length could be vary as long as you can tie.

Make slits on the bottom. maybe 1 inch wide for each. Length could be vary as long as you can tie.

Tie 2 pieces together first, then tie different pair to make stronger. Slits could be much longer. If you turn T-shirts inside out and tie, the slits would stay inside the bag and invisible. Be creative and have fun.

Tie 2 pieces together first, then tie different pair to make stronger. Slits could be much longer. If you turn T-shirts inside out and tie, the slits would stay inside the bag and invisible. Be creative and have fun.

Queens Art Intervention 2016

This is my third year to participate Queens Art Intervention. The theme for this year is “Litter Less, Recycle More".  I will be suggesting No Sewing Tote Bag Making with used T-shirts to save environment + 5 cents from February.     

Saturday, September 10th, 1-4pm at Corona Plaza. Right off 103rd St - Corona Plaza Station, 7-Train.

Saturday, September 17th, 1-4pm at Diversity Plaza, Jackson Hts, in front of 74th St Station, 7/E/F/M/R train.

Rainday: Sunday.

Each donated, most are from Japan and such great quality, T-shirts has been redesigned with GumHearts appliqué   to be recreated into tote bag. 

Each donated, most are from Japan and such great quality, T-shirts has been redesigned with GumHearts appliqué to be recreated into tote bag. 

GumHearts appliqué represents the immediate neighborhood.

GumHearts appliqué represents the immediate neighborhood.

Last few things in Japan

昨晩、無事アーティストトーク終わりました. よこはまパラダイス会館に入り切らないほど、20人位集まりました。来てくれた方、来れなかった方、この機会を与えてくれた、会館ディレクターのヅルさん、鈴木さんに感謝。 この場に繋げてくれた塩出に感謝。多くの人に支えられ、今回の日本滞在継続中。あと、4数日です。:D。

今日28日、横浜黄金町、シネマJack and Betty 一階で、ガムハート露天、最終日、雨でもやってます。

明日29日は、渋谷神宮前Kensscratch最終日、6時位迄います。GumHearts 写真(美術館仕様)、タトゥーシール、カード、有ります。

*GumHearts 写真展
8月14日〜29日
kensscratch(ケンズスクラッチ)
渋谷区神宮前5-28-7-207
12:00-7時まで毎日営業
kensscratch.com.

 

Artist talk at Yokohama Downtown Paradise Festival/ Yokohama Wakaba-cho Multicultural Movie Festival.

I will be doing Artist Talk tomorrow , Sat, 27th, 6-7pm at Yokohama Paradise Kaikan.   Will talk about my recent 28 years life in New York as the first generation of immigrant in USA, artist, mother, teaching artist.

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Source: http://downtownart.hama1.jp

東京でガムハート露店します.

Come to see me, and purchase your favorite GumHearts Tattoo Stickers, Greeting cards+.

8月20日根津神社、21日下北沢、東京でガムハート露店します。雨天中止。晴れますように! 

August 20, Sat: Art Market at Nezu Shrine 1-28-9 Nezu Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo.  10am-4pm. Canceled for rain. 5 minutes walk from Subway Chiyoda Line Nezu Station or Sendagi Station. 5 minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Namboku Line Todaimae Station.  http://www.gotokyo.org/en/kanko/bunkyo/spot/10150.html

August 21, Sun: Art Market at Shimo-Kitazwa Square,  2-24-3 Kitazawa Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. 1 minute walk from North Exit, Shimo-Kitazawa Station at Odakyu or Keio Line.  noon-5pm  Canceled for rain.   http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/regional/tokyo/shimokita.html

 

9月のNYクィーンズ・アート・インターベンション2016(社会実践アートイベント)の参加アーティストに選ばれました。材料として、不要Tシャツを集めています! 綺麗に洗ってあれば、色、サイズ、長袖・半袖・袖無し, プリント有無、新・古、可。ガムハート露店にお持ちくださるとミニプレゼント有ります。

Greeting Cards with Multiple GumHearts.   Available at MIQ in Long Island City.

Greeting Cards with Multiple GumHearts.   Available at MIQ in Long Island City.

『横浜下町パラダイス祭り・よこはま若葉町多文化映画祭』に参加します。

I will be participating “The Yokohama Down Town Paradise Festival/ Wakaba-cho Multicultural Film Festival”.

GumHearts Street Store, Aug.25-28, 1-5pm.

Artist Talk on 27th 6-7pm.

If you and/or anyone you know are around Tokyo or Yokohama, please share info of this super cool festival. 

『横浜下町パラダイス祭り・よこはま若葉町多文化映画祭』に参加します。 
8/25-28, 1-5pm ガムハート露店営業@横浜パラダイス会館前路上。シネマ・ジャック&ベティ隣。ガムハートタトゥシール、グリーティングカード、一枚500円。冬のホリデーシーズンに先駆けて作家本人から買って下さい:D  雨天営業。


8/27 6-7pm  アーティストトークします。28年ニューヨークに住んで、移民、Artist、Teaching Artist、母親等の立場として生活経験話します。質問も、がっつり受けます。

 

9月のNYクィーンズ・アート・インターベンション2016(社会実践アートイベント)の参加アーティストに選ばれました。材料として、不要Tシャツを集めています! 綺麗に洗ってあれば、色、サイズ、長袖・半袖・袖無し, プリント有無、新・古、可。当日お持ちくださるとミニプレゼント有ります。

GumHearts Store in Astoria this Sunday!

GumHearts Store will participate in Queens Book Festival Sunday, August 7th at Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th StreetAstoria, NY 11106  
Come to see me, and purchase your favorite GumHearts Tattoo Stickers, Greeting Cards. 11-6pm. Free Admission. Thanks!

 今週日曜日、ガムハート屋が出ます。クィーンズブックフェスティバル参加です。クィーンズ、アストリアのKaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th St. Astoria NY 11106   ガムハートタトゥーシール、カード等、出店します。 11-6pm  入場無料。 散歩がてらどうぞ:D