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Oil painting of Valley of Fire scenery with red rocks by impressionist artist Erin Hanson

Curve of Rock



30 x 30 in


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This painting is included in the exhibition Open Impressionism: The Works of Erin Hanson, a 10-year retrospective and study of the development of Open Impressionism. The exhibition will be held at The Goddard Center in Ardmore, OK. This painting is in a private collection, not available for sale.

About the Painting:
This was one of the first paintings Hanson created of Valley of Fire State Park, where her first landscape exhibition was held in 2007. In this early painting you can see Hanson experimenting with using brush strokes to capture the form and texture of the rocks.


ERIN HANSON is a life-long painter, beginning her study of oils as a young child.  Her passion for natural beauty is seen in her work as she transforms vistas familiar and rare into stunning interpretations of bold color, playful rhythms and raw emotional impact. Her frequent forays into National Parks and other recesses of nature include backpacking expeditions, rock climbing, and photo safaris.  Hanson's unique painting style has become known as Open Impressionism, with hundreds of collectors eagerly anticipating her work.  As an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism, Hanson is quickly recognized as a prolific, modern master.

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