A group devoted to the art of trees: free medium. Without trees the world would be dead and a place of disaster. With trees the world can tackle global warming. Hug a tree and you hug the earth, you hug yourself and your neighbors. Without trees, no love!

Without love, no trees.

A sequel to the mail art project SIGNS and STONES and TREES (of 1998).

Guido Vermeulen started this group. After his death the IUOMA members keep it alive with posting photos and drawings of TREES in memory of Guido.

Location: Worldwide, global
Members: 170
Latest Activity: Jun 11


Dear Guido,

I love trees!

Trees are so good to us, giving us oxygen to breathe, cleaning our water, providing shade in their life and shelter in their death.

They give us this paper, the pencil I write words with, and the envelope I painted.

Trees are magical, like all plants, magical little things that grow into magical big thins that are essential to so many of us other magical life forms in this amazing, magical universe.


When I am with trees, big and small, I wonder like a child.

I know the scientific explanations of their life cycles and the processes of their doings.

I have even listened to trees as recorded by a hydrophone as their cells thirsted for water.

Still, no amount of knowledge can evaporate the mist of awe and wonder I feel in the presence of trees.

Trees are our kindred.

They, too, are born to live. And born to die.

In between they are silent witnesses to the magic of the universe.

Happy Earth Day,

Sarah Jo Pender, USA

From the Indiana Women’s Prison

April 2012

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Comment by Ruud Janssen on May 29, 2016 at 12:23pm
Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 17, 2016 at 10:23am

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 17, 2016 at 10:23am

Sacred trees of Delphi

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 12, 2016 at 10:57am

May and springtime...nice here in the Plaka :-)

bougainvillea :

Comment by Ti Ar Raden on May 12, 2016 at 10:37am

Aahh! Plaka...

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 12, 2016 at 10:30am

In the Plaka, Athens:

Comment by Ti Ar Raden on May 11, 2016 at 1:13pm

2016 IV Gwenrann

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on April 30, 2016 at 1:02am

Beautiful tree, created by Renata Ghirotto, sent from Ateliê Casa 3, Brazil.

Comment by Ti Ar Raden on April 21, 2016 at 1:54pm

2016 IV Périgord

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on April 1, 2016 at 9:13pm


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