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This blog tracks the story of exhibiting Claire Kujundzic’s pine-beetle based art at the IUFRO conference in Montesclaros, Spain in May, 2011, at the IUFRO conference in Sopron, Hungary in September, 2011, at the IUFRO conference in Banff, Alberta in 2013 with Bill Horne and Annerose Georgeson, and at the 18th Spanish Phytopathology Congress in Palencia, Spain in September, 2016.

The background story of how Claire came to be exhibiting her pine-beetle based art at the Montesclaros monastery is here. This short video explains the relationship between the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic and her art.

Bill’s silkscreened plant papers can be seen here and his beetle gallery prints here.

The Canadian Embassy in Madrid posted a calendar of events that lists the Montesclaros exhibition here.

Palencia newspaper coverage (Spanish) of the Montesclaros conference is here (1.7 MB PDF version here).

Postings about the conferences are on this blog.

Some photos of dead pines and links about the mountain pine beetle epidemic are here.

We are pleased to acknowledge the financial support of The Access Copyright Foundation for the exhibit at Montesclaros.

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