Snake River Basin #4: Celebration County Park on the Snake River

This is the fourth paintings in a series of works expressing the great variety of the Snake River Basin that includes most of Idaho and extends into sections of  Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, and Washington.  The painting is done on seventeen Claybord panels and  painted with Golden Fluid acrylics. The size is approximately 70″ X 50″. It was done in 2012.

Snake River Basin #1: Malad Gorge

This is the first paintings in a series of works expressing the great variety of the Snake River Basin that includes most of Idaho and extends into sections of  Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, and Washington.  The painting is done on nine Claybord panels and  painted with Golden Fluid acrylics. The size is approximately 68″ X 68″. It was done in 2011.

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(Very Short) Essay of the Month: Accepting the Gift

This world is filled with suffering and injustice. Where and when we have the ability we should try to lessen these problems. But in our short time of existence we should also enjoy the great beauty and goodness that is all around us. The wonder of a grain of sand to the expanse of the universe is not a gift to be wasted.  (copyright 2011 Mark W. McGinnis)

Snake River Basin #1 (Malad Gorge), 68" X 68", acrylic on nine panels, 2011, Mark W. McGinnis