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Grand Canyon-inspired oil painting by expressionist landscape painter Erin Hanson.

Nature's Pass



30 x 40 in


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Another painting inspired by the Grand Canyon, Nature's Pass captures the cool shadows and serenity of the canyon floor where the Bright Angel campground is located. The brush strokes in this painting are loose and expressionistic, full of color and motion.

This painting was done on 1-1/2" canvas, with the painting continued around the edges. Please contact us for framing options.


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 havens of nature include backpacking expeditions, rock climbing, and photo safaris.  Hanson's unique painting style has become known as Open Impressionism, which is now taught in art schools around the world. With hundreds of collectors eagerly anticipating her work and millions of followers online, Hanson has become an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism, and she is quickly recognized as a prolific, modern master.

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