George Carlson

Long Shadows


2022 Masters Best of Show Award, Sponsored by the Renken Family
2022 Thomas Moran Memorial Award for Painting, Sponsored by Lois R. Rice

oil on linen
40 x 46 in.
(framed) 48 x 54 in.
As I stood on the talus, the challenge was to take a complex scene of diagonals of the eroded landscape and try to put order into the painting. I realized the long shadows were every bit as important as the land itself.