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Columbia Plain Juniper (High Plains Juniper)
OAC IdentifierGIL: 90-3
TitleColumbia Plain Juniper (High Plains Juniper)
Artwork DescriptionA black-and-white landscape scene depicting a scraggly juniper tree in a high desert climate. The sky is dotted with small, white clouds.
Description on ObjectColumbia Plain Juniper; Jerry Gildemeister; Powder River Corrrectional Facility
Artist Statement[This work was] photographed along the Lewis & Clark Trail while researching and photographing for the Bear Wallow book "Where Rolls the Oregon." (Gildemeister, 1990)
LC SubjectPhotography
Landscape photography
Trees in art
Photography of trees
AAT Subjectart photography
black-and-white photography
infrared photography
nature photography
gelatin silver prints
CreatorGildemeister, Jerry
About the ArtistJerry Gildemeister is well-known for his photographs of the vast and dramatic landscapes of Eastern Oregon, as well as his collaboration with the painter Don Gray on several books. His work captures the spirit of the land and the life on it. (Oregon Arts Commission
Artist URL
Regional Arts CouncilThe Oregon Arts Commission has ten Regional Arts Councils that provide delivery of art services and information. The Council for this location is: Eastern Oregon Regional Arts. You may view their website at
Award Date(s)1990
Artwork Measurements26 x 30 inches
Materials/Techniqueblack-and-white photography
Source Formatslide
Artwork SiteBaker City Oregon. Department of Corrections. Powder River Correctional Facility
Site Address3600 13th Street, Baker City, Oregon
CountyBaker County, Oregon
Image Processing HistoryMaster tiff image captured at 4000 pixels across the long edge using SilverFast AI 6.0 software. Digital images in tiff format are archived and saved. Adobe Photoshop CS2 used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight points, adjust levels, contrast and sharpen as needed. Second production tiff saved. Color profile converted from Adobe RGB (1998) to sRGB IEC61966-2.1, resolution revised to 125 pixels, resize longer dimension to 875 pixels; save display jpeg at quality level 6.
RightsCopyright is retained by the artist or author. All rights reserved.
ContributorsUniversity of Oregon Libraries; Oregon Arts Commission
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital Collection TitleUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Oregon Public Percent for Art Digital Collection.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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