Mary Jane Canyon Falls - Oil Painting by Rich Cleveland

First Painting of 2023

Mary Jane Canyon Waterfall in Moab, Utah. Oils on paper, 6″ x 8″. This is a study for a future painting (not for sale). I’ve been experimenting with different surfaces, mediums, canvas toning and more. I also built a new plein air painting easel and palette box, with a nice Read more…

Yesterday & Today

New Landscape 18″ x 24″

This landscape is entitled “Yesterday & Today” and features a rider on horseback at a natural feature in Kane Creek Canyon (Moab, Utah) known as “The Devil’s Golf Ball” and also, by rock climbers, as “Happy Turk Hoodoo”. It was my first time painting on stretched linen. I liked it! Read more…

Paintings By Commission

I was recently asked to repaint these two paintings by request/commission. Both are scenes I have done before, but the first one came out better (according to the purchaser, but I agree) and the second is larger…but I think it’s better too. Here they are: