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Grand River Sketchbook. Rio Bravo Suite Volume One.

Essex, NY: Needlewatcher Editions, 2020. Limited Edition. Boxed Loose Sheets. "Inspired by expeditionary artists from Jacques le Moyne and John White to Seth Eastman and Richard and Edward Kern, James Lancel McElhinney has revived the practice of journal-painting during trips to Europe, Hawaii, Ecuador, Peru, California, the Rocky Mountains, the Hudson Valley, and River and the American Southwest. He is the author of Sketchbook Traveler: Hudson Valley, the first in a series of field-guides to mindful travel;  the visual exploration of natural, cultural and historic landscapes in ways that promote environmental awareness.
In 2019 McElhinney explored the Rio Grande from Dunn’s Bridge near Arroyo Hondo, to Kuaua Pueblo near Bernalillo, New Mexico. His Grand River Sketchbook and related works were exhibited in Reimagining New Mexico at Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe." [artist statement]
"James Lancel McElhinney is a visual artist, author, oral historian, and fine-press publisher. He is the recipient of a Pollock Krasner 2017 artist-grant. McElhinney attended Tyler School of Art (MFA Painting), Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and Yale University (MFA Painting). He has received numerous honor including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. McElhinney is also a published author who has conducted numerous oral histories and interviews for the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, the Frick Center for the History of Collecting, Columbia University INCITE for the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Center for Southern Jewish Culture, Vermont Studio Center, VoCA, Voices in Contemporary Art, other foundations and private patrons. McElhinney is listed on the Master Artist Council of the Arthur Miller Foundation." [publisher's statement]. Fine in Fine Archival Box. Tight and bright. Brown cloth boards, printed paper onlay (archival portfolio), loose prints. Oblong 4to. np. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Numbered limited edition. Signed by the artist. Item #11003

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