National Parks Paintings

After teaching throughout California in the Central Valley, Monterey Bay, and Bay areas, painting has become a new outlet for me to capture the narrative of the landscapes that are sacred to our regional history. Currently, I am a stay at home mom, while I have not been able to conduct much oral history, I have been able to squeeze painting in during nap times.  I am actively showing and selling art at First Friday events around Santa Cruz.  

 

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: Grand Sentinel, Kings River Canyon

Rendering of Ansel Adams: Grand Sentinel, Kings River Canyon

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: Half Dome, Thunder Cloud, Yosemite Valley

Rendering of Ansel Adams: Half Dome, Thunder Cloud, Yosemite Valley

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: Mount Clarence King, Southern Sierra

Rendering of Ansel Adams: Mount Clarence King, Southern Sierra

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: Clouds, Sierra Nevada, California

Rendering of Ansel Adams: Clouds, Sierra Nevada, California

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: Bear Creek Spire

Rendering of Ansel Adams: Bear Creek Spire

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 Rendering from Ansel Adams: The Face of Half Dome 

Rendering from Ansel Adams: The Face of Half Dome 

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: Near Death Valley

Rendering of Ansel Adams: Near Death Valley

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: Sand Dunes, Sunrise, Death Valley National Monument

Rendering of Ansel Adams: Sand Dunes, Sunrise, Death Valley National Monument

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: Colosseum Mountain, Kings River Canyon, California

Rendering of Ansel Adams: Colosseum Mountain, Kings River Canyon, California

 
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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: In Joshua Tree National Monument

Rendering of Ansel Adams: In Joshua Tree National Monument

 Rendering of Ansel Adams: In Joshua Tree National Monument

Rendering of Ansel Adams: In Joshua Tree National Monument

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: North Dome, Kings River Canyon, California

Rendering of Ansel Adams: North Dome, Kings River Canyon, California

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: “Nevada Fall, Yosemite National Park”

Rendering of Ansel Adams: “Nevada Fall, Yosemite National Park”

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: Coloseum Mountain, Kings River Canyon, California

Rendering of Ansel Adams: Coloseum Mountain, Kings River Canyon, California

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: El Capitan

Rendering of Ansel Adams: El Capitan

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 Rendering of Mitch Dobrowner: Church Rock in Joshua Tree National Monument

Rendering of Mitch Dobrowner: Church Rock in Joshua Tree National Monument

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: “Moon and Half Dome”

Rendering of Ansel Adams: “Moon and Half Dome”

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 Rendering of Ansel Adams: “Jupiter Terrace — Fountain Geyser Peak”

Rendering of Ansel Adams: “Jupiter Terrace — Fountain Geyser Peak”

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 Rendering from Ansel Adams: Canyon de Chelly

Rendering from Ansel Adams: Canyon de Chelly

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 Rendering from Ansel Adams: The North Palisade

Rendering from Ansel Adams: The North Palisade

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 Salmon River, Idaho from the Western Rivers Conservancy Project

Salmon River, Idaho from the Western Rivers Conservancy Project

 Zion National Park from memory

Zion National Park from memory

 Mariposa Grove in Yosemite from memory

Mariposa Grove in Yosemite from memory