Río Grande Medley

Río Grande Medley

Río Grande Medley The Río Grande is a river that flows approximately 1900 miles from south central Colorado in the United States to the Gulf of Mexico. Along its way through New Mexico, it passes Embudo Station, which is one of my favorite painting spots. The town of...
High Country Color

High Country Color

High Country Color This painting is based on field studies made in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico’s highest mountains. The composition is more like a photographer’s approach, with a low-angle perspective and a shallow depth of field, resulting...
Cimarron Crossing

Cimarron Crossing

Cimarron Crossing The town of Cimarron, New Mexico, established in 1857 and once known as the “Wildest Town in the West” was the hangout of gunslingers and outlaws. Its historic hotel, the St. James, supposedly witnessed 26 murders. There are still bullet...
Rio Chama Autumn

Rio Chama Autumn

Rio Chama Autumn The Rio Chama is one of the most scenic rivers in New Mexico. A major tributary of the Rio Grande, it winds through a colorful landscape of sandstone canyons like the area shown here, which is near the historic town of Abiquiu, famous as the adopted...
Pecos Reflections

Pecos Reflections

Pecos Reflections The Pecos River in New Mexico is federally designated Wild and Scenic River. At certain times and at some places along its 926 miles, the river lives up to this description. This spot by the river’s edge offered a view of the river at relative calm,...