My Great Tree! NYC

A World Community of Old Trees - an Ecology Art Project on the Web since 1996

Artists everywhere are invited to send original art work to the NYC Tree Gallery. Selected work will be exhibited on the site.

Click Here for special instructions for NYC art students in grades K-12

Suggested Procedure:

1. Locate the oldest, largest, or most noteworthy tree in your immediate environment or in your travels around the boroughs. Several good resources for this are:

2. Document your tree with any medium you like: photography, drawing, painting, or computer graphics, etc.

3. Identify the tree with its common and Latin name and provide some descriptive text about the tree, giving your personal reaction, the exact location, approximate age, and any local history you can gather, and the tree's circumference, 54" from the ground. Please remember to label your artwork with title, medium, and size. You can look in the Table of Contents for artist examples.

4. Send your electronic file to me (.gif or .jpg files not to exceed 100 K) as an e-mail attachment

5. Or express your experience with your special tree in your own way!
Pre-approved alternate interpretations of these suggestions are welcome.

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A World Community of Old Trees is an Art Education Research Project sponsored by New York University
My Great Trees! NYC is supported by a grant from the Puffin Foundation