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: 210
Latest Activity: May 10


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

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 Bill Porter on March 16, 2019 at 11:26pm

Pam McVay's "Trees Across the Lake" arrived today. Nicely done, Pam, and thankfully, the USPS didn't clobber the image side too terribly bad.
Thank you, Pam!!!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 15, 2019 at 1:59pm

blossoming brambling bushes/ little trees...

Comment by Amy Irwen on March 15, 2019 at 3:32am

Great Norma...

Comment by Norma Soulet on March 15, 2019 at 2:03am

Hi Amy,

I think you mean started by Bill Porter. :)

I can work on it if you want to send it my way.



Comment by Amy Irwen on March 15, 2019 at 1:30am

An AP page started by Bill.Parsons...trees in honor of Guido.

Any member want to be next? Let me know and I will send it your way.

Comment by Amy Irwen on March 13, 2019 at 3:33pm

A beautiful piece Pam McVay *!*

Comment by Sabela Baña on March 13, 2019 at 3:23pm

I received mail art of Pam MCVay .

Comment by Sabela Baña on March 10, 2019 at 10:06pm

Wonderfull Katerina Nikoltsou(Monkat)

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 9, 2019 at 3:18pm

...always early, too:

almond trees blossoming in Greece

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 9, 2019 at 3:15pm

It's cherry pink...

and apple blossom white :-)

trees in bloom in Thess this week!


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