All donations at the $1,500 or higher level may choose one print. Donate $5,000 or more to receive all four.
The images are bonded to brushed aluminum using a metal dye sublimation process, which leaves each piece extra durable, easy to clean and incredibly vibrant. Part science experiment, part printing, the process uses heat to infuse special dyes onto a pre-coated aluminum sheet. It starts by printing an image onto a sheet of transfer paper, using top-of-the-line inkjet printers. The transfer paper and metal are then heated to 400 degrees, turning the dyes into a gas, permanently infusing the image to the aluminum.
The prints are protected beneath the exterior coating. The finished piece is scratch resistant, maintains its color in any light conditions and can be wiped clean with common household cleaning products.
All prints will be numbered and laser etched with the words "Protect, Respect, Understand" on the back. Each print will include a certificate of authenticity that records the title of the work, the artist’s name, the edition size and the print’s number within the edition.
Display your 36" x 24" prints on any wall using the included stainless steel mounting posts. This unique hanging hardware off-sets the image from the wall and is sure to be eye catching.
Select your favorite image, or choose the entire collection of four images from the below options and help the Sanford Underground Research Facility develop the array of programs for the ethnobotanical garden at SURF.