|Title||Mt. Hood Wilderness|
|Artist / Creator||Diane Jacobs|
|Press Name||Scantron Press|
|Place of Publication||Portland, OR|
|Process / Technique||Handset letterpress text|
|Number of Images||35|
|Structure / Binding||Sewn accordion. India ink brush work|
|Medium / Materials||Wool felt, found sticks and lichen, silk thread, tin box|
|Number of Pages||57|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||Tin box: 5 x 6 x 1.75 inches; book closed: 2.75 x 3.5; opens to 37 inches long|
|Box / Wrapper||Presented in a tin box|
|Signed & Numbered||Yes|
The massive gnarled trees surrounding Boulder Lake in the Mt. Hood National Forest were sketched on site. The branches were collected on a long ghost trail hike on the last day of my Signal Fire adventure. After my week in the wild, I internalized the knowledge: from death sprouts new life.
Artist BioJacobs received her MFA in printmaking from San Francisco State University in 1996. She was selected for Signal Fire’s Alpenglow Backpacking trip in August 2013. She was awarded a Career Development grant from the Oregon Art Commission in 2010, a Professional Development Grant (2009) and three individual Project Grant awards (2012, 2008 & 2005) from the Regional Arts & Cultural Council in Oregon. In 2000, Diane received a juror's award from Artadia. The San Francisco Foundation awarded Diane a James D. Phelan Award in printmaking in 1997. She also received a Leo D. Stillwell graduate scholarship, an International Rotary Foundation Graduate Scholarship, an Artists' Book Residency Grant from the Women's Studio Workshop (Rosendale, NY), and a Kala Art Institute Fellowship (Berkeley, CA). Diane has exhibited nationally for the past 17 years. Her prints and artist books are in many distinguished collections including The Getty, SFMOMA, the De Young Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, The New York Public Library, the Library of Congress, the Walker Art Center, Yale, Stanford, and Reed College among others.