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Grand Canyon north rim oil painting by American impressionist Erin Hanson
Grand Canyon north rim oil painting in gold floater frame by American impressionist Erin Hanson

North Canyon



30 x 24 in


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About the painting:
"The northern rim of the Grand Canyon is very special to me. I love the silence in the winter, when you can stand all alone at the edge of the rim, surrounded by vast, quiet beauty in every direction. This painting captures the transient light of early dawn." - Erin Hanson

This painting was 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 was held at The Goddard Center in Ardmore, OK in 2018.

North Canyon won 1st Place in 2-D on Canvas at the 2018 Cowgirl Up! Exhibition, at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum.

This painting was done on 1-1/2" canvas, with the painting continued around the edges. The painting will be framed in a 23kt gold leaf floater frame to complement the colors in the piece. It arrives wired and ready to hang.

This painting is available for purchase through the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, as part of the Cowgirl Up! exhibition.


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 thousands 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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