A twisted whitebark pine clings to volcanic scree atop Central Oregon's Black Crater. Krummholz is a term referring to stunted trees that grow in harsh windswept conditions, and they can be found both along the coast and high in the mountains. Those in the mountains are often far older, and their ivory-like deadwood (known as Jin or Shari among Bonsai enthusiasts) is beautifully preserved in the dry, frozen alpine conditions. Set against a backdrop of volcanic red rock and a deep summer sky, this tree has likely weathered a hundred winters, and could yet be shaped by hundreds more.
Jordan Walker is a fine artist and illustrator currently living in western Oregon, and is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.
He has spent his life roaming through deep woods and rugged coastlines exploring the wonders of the natural world. His life-long fascinations with natural history and ancient civilizations, as well as worlds of fantasy and science fiction have lead him to create work of his own that explores strange new worlds, as well as the one that we know.
His work has been shown in national galleries, and many of his paintings are ...
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.