53rd National Show Catalog, "No Place Like Home"


10” x 20” — Oil $2,275

The tree in this painting lives in Grafton, Utah, just south of Zion National Park. I adore this tree and have stood under it many times painting. On my most recent visit though, I just wanted to celebrate this magnificent Cottonwood which is close to 300 years old. Indigenous people tell a story of a little star who hid in a Cottonwood tree so as to hear the sounds and songs of humans. I think about this story when I paint close to a Cottonwood and I always sing a bit so as not to disappoint the little star.

JAN D E LIPSEY • WAOW Signature, Emeritus • NM • www.jdelipsey.com Jan Marie is a celebrated and award winning landscape oil painter of the West who loves the land. She has been a featured artist in Art of the West magazine, Western Art Collector magazine and participates in several national juried exhibi tions across the country every year. Her work is represented by Worrell Gallery in Santa Fe, NM and The Karen Wray Gallery in Los Alamos, NM.


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