Consider the Seed: Behind the Art

Rob Kesseler

With the simple gift of a brass telescope, artist Rob Kesseler became fascinated with our cellular world.

Kesseler photographs and colors microscopic plant materials, creating beautifully intricate images. He counts on an intense microscope that uses electron particles beamed across each specimen, resulting in high magnification and definition. Some of these pieces of art require over fifty frames per image. This tedium comes from a deep passion. Notes Kesseler, "Really, I'm sharing my passion for the plant world, and encouraging everyone to use the lenses in their own eyes to see what I see, and to celebrate the fragile world that we live in."

Kesseler's artwork is featured in our Fall 2013 article, Consider the Seed

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