traditional landscape paintings by dawn chandler

the new mexico paintings


“I have seen so much light, so much violent color, so many fires, that my mind is exhausted with the recording of it. I am touched with ocher, rose, shimmering gold; with silver of the moon, the flanks of stone mountains washed with a shade of apricot so unreal no painter would dare attempt reproduction.”

          — Jane Candia Coleman, Shadows in My Hands: A Southwestern Odyssey


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