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Oil painting of Santa Rosa landscape with colorful mountains and palm trees by contemporary artist Erin Hanson
Original oil painting of Santa Rosa landscape with grand orange mountains with purple shadows and palm trees framed in a gold floater frame by contemporary artist Erin Hanson

Santa Rosa Dawn



36 x 50 in



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About the Painting

La Quinta, California, is captured in vivid color and luscious brush strokes that bring to life the beauty of early morning in the high desert. The deep shadows of the Santa Rosa Mountains are portrayed in edible colors of purple and blue.

This painting was done on 1-1/2" canvas, with the painting continued around the sides of the canvas. The piece arrives framed and ready to hang.


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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