In this video by Mollee Francisco Virgil Leih explains his process for creating works of art from tossed trees.

The Spring Trunk Show, “The Art of the Tree” a tree art exhibit by Virgil Leih, is on exhibit from April 10 to May 4 at the Oswald Visitor Center, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (3675 Landscape Drive). Leih discusses his artwork from 1-3 p.m. on April 19, 26 and May 3. Cost: Free with $7 gate admission. More info: or

See this week's Eden Prairie News for Mollee's story.