SERI C. ROBINSON creates art through spalting, the coloration of wood caused by a fungus. Seri is an associate professor of wood anatomy within the Wood Science & Engineering department at Oregon State University and is the lead researcher in the development of wood spalting. Seri is also an artist and strives to blur the line between the two disciplines. Seri has contributed numerous articles to Fine Woodworking and American Woodturner as well as numerous scientific publications. Seri’s book on spalting: Spalted Wood – The History, Science, & Art of a Unique Material, traces the history of spalted wood from the 1400’s to modern day.