"The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude "
—Friedrich Nietzsche

"In the Shadows of Cottonwoods"
Acrylic on Canvas, 2012

12" x 16"

“I am drawn to the spotty shadows and changing light under the trees. That and the distant drees is what I tried to capture”.

Most of the area along Albuquerque's Rio Grande is part of the Rio Grande State Park.

In the Shadows of Cottonwoods, 2012 by CS Tiefa