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Wildflowers at Canyonlands National Park, painted in vibrant oils by Erin Hanson

Canyonland Wildflowers

2015

OIL ON CANVAS by

36 x 48 in

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About the Painting

Canyonlands National Park is captured in abstracted color by artist Erin Hanson. The dusky-colored wildflowers stand in groves of color, forming stained glass shapes with their tall branches. The brush strokes are applied thickly, in a painterly fashion, allowing the natural movement of the landscape to come alive.

This painting was created on a gallery-depth canvas with the painting continued around the edges. The painting will arrive in a beautiful hardwood floater frame, ready to hang.

Exhibited: St George Art Museum, Utah, in a solo exhibition celebrating the National Park's centennial: Erin Hanson's Painted Parks, 2016.


 

ERIN HANSON has been painting in oils since she was 8 years old. As a young artist, she worked at a mural studio creating 40-foot-tall paintings on canvas, while selling art commissions on the side. After getting a degree in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley, Erin became a rock climber at Red Rock Canyon, Nevada. Inspired by the colorful scenery she was climbing, she decided to paint one painting every week for the rest of her life. She has stuck to that decision ever since, becoming one of the most prolific artists in history. Erin Hanson's style is known as "Open Impressionism" and is now taught in art schools worldwide. 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.
 

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