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: 181
Latest Activity: 22 hours ago


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

Discussion Forum


Started by Lisa M Perez Nov 27, 2017. 0 Replies

In park


Started by Lisa M Perez Nov 27, 2017. 0 Replies

In park

Tree Collages

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Started by Daniel de Culla Jan 23, 2012. 0 Replies

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Comment by Amy Irwen 22 hours ago

Happy it arrived and thank you for your nice words. Hugs to you and thank you MomKat *!*

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) yesterday

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) yesterday

Fantastic thread/stitched TREES from Amy Irwen!

Comment by Leonor Maass on Sunday

Comment by Amy Irwen on Sunday

Glad it arrived are welcome!

Comment by Bill Porter on Saturday

What a creative, fantastic tree!!!

From Amy Irwen... Thank you, Amy!!!!!!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 22, 2018 at 8:23am


from Bill Porter!

Comment by Amy Irwen on August 14, 2018 at 4:53pm
Comment by Bill Porter on August 13, 2018 at 11:35pm
Glad you enjoyed the painting, Amy.
~Bill @ The Olathe Poste
Comment by Amy Irwen on August 13, 2018 at 6:15pm

Bill Porter thank you so much for the wonderful tree it.


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