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: 191
Latest Activity: 7 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

Tree Collages

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In park


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In park


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

TETA * Mi barca que no es el Costa ConcordiaPero se le parece un montón¿A que sí?Navegaba  con asnífluo acentoAlrededor de las tiendasDel Carrefour en el primer pisoCuando de pronto  mirandoA través…Continue

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Comment by Dandara Codognato on December 15, 2015 at 2:00pm

Comment by Jan Hodgman on November 20, 2015 at 4:40pm

Terrific photo, Ti Ar. This is now on my list of places to go, the walk from Trestraou beach in Perros-Guirec to Ploumanac'h. I love Brittany, used to play in a musical group called Cour des Miracles that played music of France and Bretagne. Thank you.

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