In 2014 Dr. Mark Harmon, a nationally recognized forest researcher from Oregon State University’s College of Forestry asked The Arts Center to help him mount an exhibition about decomposing logs. Rot: The Afterlife of Trees is a resulting multi-media exhibition coming to our Main Gallery in January 2016.
- ROT Artists >>
- Example of What Artists are doing for Rot Project: Leah Wilson, Sally Finch
- July 2015 UPDATE from The “Rotter-in-Chief” Dr. Mark Harmon >>
- Thanks to Science Pub for hosting Dr. Mark Harmon, and four of the artists in the exhibition
Thanks to a grant from The Ford Family Foundation for support of exhibition documentation and production of an exhibition catalog. The Ford Family Foundation serves the people and the communities of Oregon and Siskiyou County, California.
Thanks to the Plum Creek Foundation for support of Youth and Public Arts Education for this Project. Plum Creek manages its working forests to provide a perpetual timber supply, while sustaining species diversity, habitat and scenic beauty.
Thanks to Starker Forests, Inc., for support of Youth and Public Arts Education. Starker Forests, Inc. owns, grows, and manages forests and will continue to be unrivaled in terms of forest resource stewardship. We are a fourth generation family business and manage our long-term business to successfully meet the needs of our owners, employees, and the continued vitality of our communities.
Exhibition Sponsors: Lucidyne Technologies
Oregon State University – School of Arts & Communications
Thanks also to Mark and Janice Harmon.