Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest archaeological preserve in the United States. Ancestral Pueblo peoples (sometimes called the Anasazi) made this their home for over 700 years, from A.D. 600 to 1300....
Canyon de Chelly Rim View

Canyon de Chelly Rim View

Canyon de Chelly Rim View I painted this breathtaking scene on location from the north rim of Canyon de Chelly. It was early November, when the cottonwoods along the Chinle River glowed with color. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is located in northeast Arizona....
A Time of Tranquil Waters

A Time of Tranquil Waters

A Time of Tranquil Waters The Green River begins in Wyoming and winds its way through Utah and Colorado. This painting was done on the spot in Dinosaur National Monument in northern Utah. Past, present and future are represented here. It is apparent that the river...
White Sands Sunset

White Sands Sunset

White Sands Sunset The first time my wife and I visited White Sands National Monument in southern New Mexico, we were treated to a magnificent sunset. It happened fast, but with some good photographs and several sketches done in the area, I was able to make this...
Painted Desert Impressions

Painted Desert Impressions

Painted Desert Impressions The Painted Desert in northeast Arizona is one of the most remarkable places in North America. Finding a focal point in this vast, beautiful, but often featureless landscape isn’t always easy. After some scouting, I settled on this...