All 11 artists shown here

Eleven artists — among them some of the most accomplished plein air painters in the nation —  took a rugged trip down the Colorado River and into the Grand Canyon in 2015. After blood, sweat, some tears, and a broken foot, their spectacular results will soon grace the walls of this gallery.

“The Grand Canyon on Canvas” is a magnificent display of creative and artistic mastery. Eleven artists — Dave Santillanes, Heather Burton, Susiehyer, Amery Bohling, Rosie Sandifer, Doug Braithwaite, Dennis Farris, Bill Cramer, Cody DeLong, Joshua Been, and Hai-Ou Hou — recently ventured down into the cavernous cliffs and jagged ravines of the Grand Canyon to capture the global landmark in all its majesty and glory.

What a location to paint!
Joshua Been and Susiehyer at work
Dave Santillanes and Susiehyer
Rosie Sandifer (with broken foot!)
Heather Burton, “Canyon Sheep,” oil, 24 x 48 inches
What a location to paint!
Bill Cramer, “In the Moment,” oil, 24 x 24 inches
Joshua Been, “Deep in the Redwall,” 2017, oil, 12 x 12 inches
Amery Bohling, “As the River Flows,” oil on board, 11 x 18 inches
Doug Braithwaite, “Colorado Rafting,” oil, 16 x 20 inches
Susiehyer, “Morning Backlight,” oil, 36 x 36 inches
Hai-Ou Hou, “Overlook,” oil, 16 x 16 inches
Cody DeLong, “A Day at the Beach,” oil, 36 x 60 inches
Rosie Sandifer, “Golden Glow,” oil, 30 x 40 inches
Dave Santillanes, “Walls of Time,” oil

Now, their stunning products are headed to the walls of Saks Gallery in Denver, Colorado, on October 6. You surely don’t want to miss these!

To learn more, visit Saks Galleries.

This article was featured in PleinAir Today, a weekly e-newsletter from PleinAir magazine. To start receiving PleinAir Today for free, click here.

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