Seri C. Robinson creates art through spalting, the coloration of wood caused by fungi. Seri is an associate professor of wood anatomy at Oregon State University and the lead researcher in the development of wood spalting. Seri is also an avid woodturner and sculptor, blurring the lines between science and art. She 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.