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Five Stages of the Palm with Bees, 2012-2014, Watercolor, archival inkjet print on paper and framing Plexiglas, 23.5" x 68" Painted stalks, buds and blossoms of a palm tree are layered with a digital photo of palm fronds viewed from above. Palms are simultaneously in the process of reproducing and dying. Healthy swarming bees, crucial to the life cycle not only of palms, but numerous other plants, are printed on the inside of the Plexiglas.