“Around the Corner” 
oil on canvas
36 x 24 in.
 
About the Artist:
Cody DeLong from Cottonwood Arizona,, knows the Grand Canyon intimately,
having painted there for many years and from a variety of vantage points, including both the North and South Rims and the Colorado River. At the 2015 Grand Canyon Celebration of Art, he was honored by his fellow artists as the winner of the Artists’ Choice Award.
 
Speaking about “Around the Corner,” DeLong says: “This is a side canyon from one of my many rafting trips through the Grand Canyon. I love the little triangles of light in this scene. It just makes me want to hike farther and see what’s around the corner.”
 
As one of the 26 artists participating in the 8th annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art, Delong will be painting the weekend of September 10th at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. He and fellow artist Mitch Baird will be doing a dual demonstration on the porch of the North Rim Lodge on Saturday, September 10th, from noon until 2pm.
 
Both artists will join the rest of the artists at the South Rim for the plein air event  taking place September 10-17, 2016, with the exhibit and sale of their work at Kolb Studio opening on September 18 and continuing through January 16, 2017. Proceeds from this event support the goal of funding a permanent art venue at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
 
For more information and a schedule of events please visit:
https://www.grandcanyon.org/arts-and-culture/2016-celebration-art
or contact Kathy Duley [email protected] 480.277.0458.
 
 
 

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Andrew Webster is the Editor of Fine Art Today and works as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.

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