TreeGirl® – Environmental Art Photographer
TreeGirl® (a.k.a Julianne Skai Arbor) is a fine art photographer, certified arborist, environmental artist, sustainability educator, California naturalist and most importantly a tree lover. Learn more about her holistic and interdisciplinary training in her Bio. She travels to photograph and research some of the most amazing tree species in the world, synthesizing her knowledge and passions into inspirational and educational artwork that focuses on intimate self-portraits, and portraits of others, with trees.
The artwork of TreeGirl® invites us as modern humans to live an ecoliterate life of re-enchantment, intimacy and soulful engagement with trees and the rest of nature, our true home, and to "Make Love with the Earth." Read more in her Artist's Statement. Many people have questions about TreeGirl®, how she photographs herself and why. You can find the answers to some of the most common questions on the FAQ page.
Tree Species Gallery
The Tree Species Gallery is organized by the common name of the tree species. You can also search for them in the search box by their Latin, or scientific, name. Some of the trees pictured are record holders, and others are simply amazing in their own right. You can read interesting botanical and ethnobotanical information that TreeGirl® has and researched and gathered about each of the tree species pictured.
Are You a treegirl or treeboy?
Take the "Are YOU a treegirl?" Quiz in the left hand column on this page and find out!
Find out about, and register for, fabulous Tree Events – tree identification and meditation walks, Make Love with the Earth workshops, TreeGirl® slide shows, and art festivals where you can visit the TreeGirl® booth and purchase directly from her. Some events are local to Sonoma County, California, and others are in locations beyond.
Visit the TreeGirl® Shoppe where you can purchase note cards, prints, T-shirts, bumper stickers and more. Check back regularly for featured specials.
Visit TreeGirl's Blog for her latest experiences and thoughts, as well as excerpts from the upcoming TreeGirl® book.