From the shiny chrome on a vintage automobile to the vibrant colors of a graffiti-covered train car or the linear wing structure of a small airplane, it’s no wonder that vehicles prove to be such appealing subjects for artists. But planes, trains, and automobiles are more than the sum of their parts. These harbingers of adventure represent freedom, ignite feelings of nostalgia, and tap into our romantic notions of travel and exploration.
“During the 2019 Plein Air Utah event in Midway, Utah, we painted on location at a wonderful farm filled with antiques and farming relics,” says Roland Lee. “I was drawn to this old Ford left to rust by an old barn, thus the title Long Term Parking.”