Whenever Jose Luis Nunez visits the Grand Canyon, he is amazed by the vastness of the landscape before him, from the craggy buttes and the range of color rock formations found there.
A professional painter for more than 25 years, Nunez will return to the South Rim of the canyon to paint during the Grand Canyon Art Celebration, an event hosted by the Grand Canyon Conservancy, which invites artists to apply to paint. “en plein air” (open air) September 10-17. Artists display their work in an on-site gallery during an exhibition that runs through January. Formerly from Danbury and now living in San Diego, Nunez will mark his third year participating in this event and is one of 22 participating artists this year.