design, illustration, photography and other mark-makings
Thuja Occidentalis. Commonly known as an Arborvitae (arbor vitae), which is Latinfor "tree of life." Arbor vitae is also the name given to the white matter within the cerebellum portion of a brain.
This work represents both an abstraction and a magnification of the life and energy that exists within trees. This specific tree came from the front yard of my home in South Minneapolis, MN.