This is an oil painting of a Winter afternoon scene I did of the Slate River Valley just north of Crested Butte, Colorado. The painting was done in the studio from a plein air color study done during the early part of March 2011 and reference photos taken at that time. The painting is 11X14 in size on canvas board. $750.00 plus H/S contact Rocky Mtn Frame and Gallery at (970)641-5033.
This is an oil painting I did of Crested Butte Mountain in Crested Butte, Colorado done from a quick plein air color study. Crested Butte is a ski town located 32 miles north of Gunnison and I did a quick plein air color study one Fall afternoon of the mountain from a location on Kebler Pass just before a rain storm. This painting is 12X9 in size on canvas board. $500.00 plus H/S contact Rocky Mtn Frame and Gallery at (970)641-5033.
This is an oil painting I did of an early Fall morning scene of the Gunnison River flowing through Lost Canyon located about six miles north of Gunnison. The painting is 11X14 in size on canvas board. (SOLD)
I did this oil painting for my wife, Diane, of her paint horse, "Fred". The painting is of "Fred" in the late afternoon just after a rain storm has passed through and he was still wet from the rain. (NOT FOR SALE)
This is a Fall oil painting I did plein air of Carbon Peak located about twenty miles northwest of Gunnison. This painting was completed on scene. Carbon Peak looks over an area that produced many coal mines and the coal mining town of Baldwin in the early days of the Gunnison country. Baldwin is now a ghost town with a number of buildings still standing. $400.00 plus H/S contact Rocky Mtn Frame and Gallery at (970)641-5033.
This is a painting I did of Signal Peak located about four miles northeast of Gunnison and a well known landmark. In the foreground is what is called by the locals the old Wilson corral located in a stand of cottonwood trees. The old corral is about one hundred yards from the Holiday Inn Express Hotel on the east edge of Gunnison just off Highway 50. It is said the Indians that once lived in the Gunnison Valley had lookouts posted on the peak and that would send smoke signals to other Indians in the valley if possible danger was approaching the area down the valley from the east. This painting is 11X14 in size and on canvas board. (SOLD)
This is an oil painting of an aspen grove on Black Sage Pass near where I camp out when hunting. The painting was started in plein air and completed in the studio. When I am out hunting I take my plein air painting equipment with me and do plein air studies when I am back in camp. Some of the paintings are left as they are and some I do more detail on back in my studio. This painting is 11X14 in size on stretched canvas. $550.00 plus H/S contact Rocky Mtn Frame and Gallery at (970)641-5033.
This is an oil painting of a bull elk in the Black Sage Pass area with Tomichi Dome in the background. I have hunted elk in this area since 1986 after I moved from Oklahoma to Gunnison. Tomichi Dome is still listed as an active volcano and is located about twenty miles east of Gunnison. The historical Waunita Hot Springs Resort is located at the base of Tomichi Dome. The hot springs and the surrounding valley floor were considered sacred ground by the Indian Tribes that once lived in Colorado and traveled to the hot springs to bathe in them for healing. This painting is 16X20 in size on stretched canvas. $1,800.00 plus H/S contact Rocky Mtn Frame and Gallery at (970)641-5033.
This is an oil painting I did of a barn built by the Amish located on the historical Knowles Dairy property located just northwest of Gunnison. The painting is 14X11 in size on canvas board. $550.00 plus H/S contact Rocky Frame and Gallery at (970)641-5033.
An oil painting I did of the historical Miller Ranch barn located on Ohio Creek in Gunnison County. These old historical ranch barns normally have the family brand painted on them and in this painting the Miller family brand can be seen on the barn. This painting is 11X14 in size on canvas board. (SOLD)