Last Light in Zion

Once I entered Zion National Park in southern Utah, I never wanted to leave. The sense of being surrounded by sheer, ponderous cliffs — ones infused with a spectrum of reds and oranges unheard of in my Pacifc Northwest stomping grounds — is comforting yet disquieting at the same time.

Last Light in Zion captures a fleeting moment just above the popular Emerald Pools — and by popular, I mean just that. The quantity of people milling about chased me upwards and away. As in any crowded place, the further you go from the initial entrance, the fewer people who follow you there, and Last Light in Zion catches a quiet moment at the end of the day, minutes before the sun disappears behind the park's guardian cliffs.

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Steve Henderson focuses on Emotional Realism, a fusion of color, subject matter, perspective, and intensity that he has developed into a signature style. He shows and sells his work nationwide through galleries and exhibits, as well as through his licensing agencies, Art Licensing and OC Designer Source. He has been featured on Barry Chappell's Fine Art Showcase, Art & Coin TV; been accepted into prestigious shows such as Paint the Parks, Mystic Seaport's International Exhibition, the American Society of Marine Artists National Tour, and Best of America; and is a member of the Oil Painters of America, the National Oil and Acrylic Painter's Society, the American Society of Marine Artists, and the Western Art Association.

 

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