A competition was launched to find the most imaginative ideas fit the original use if pats of the tree, including wood, bark, twigs, acorns, leaves and even sawdust! As a result, seventy-five artists were selected, and presented with their chosen parts. onetree reunited the oak in the form of and exhibition of innovative work that demonstrated the unique value of trees as a resource, and the beauty and versatility of wood.

The range of exhibits displayed reflected the great diversity of the artists and craftspeople involved. Furniture, basketwork, jewellery, paper, raku ceramics, weaving, woodturning and fashion design, along with abstract and conceptual pieces not falling into any category, filled the gallery and spilled out into the gardens outside.