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: 211
Latest Activity: on Monday


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

Started by Bonniediva. Last reply by Jan Hodgman May 16, 2019. 2 Replies



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

In park


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

In park


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

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Comment by Daniel de Culla on Monday

Soledad del Manzano - Loneliness of the Apple tree

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 19, 2021 at 9:52am

cool trees at the seaside, Halkidiki, Greece

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 17, 2021 at 9:12am

a Buddha Tree in the window with Haptic Erni:

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 14, 2021 at 9:50am

Green and steel in Hamburg:

Comment by Mikel Untzilla on July 11, 2021 at 11:30am

Mikel Untzilla 210711-2

Comment by Luís Filipe Gomes on July 6, 2021 at 6:45pm

Trees for Leonor.

Comment by Daniel de Culla on July 4, 2021 at 9:03pm

Season's Greetings' and Love.

Comment by Leonor Maass on July 4, 2021 at 2:58pm

Sarah Jo Pender lovely The magic of the trees.  I always love trees !!!

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on July 4, 2021 at 2:38pm

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on July 4, 2021 at 2:34pm


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