"Old control tower at Del Rio "

This painting began as a digital photograph taken while taxiing by the scene. The old control tower in the background dates from World War Two days when local air fields were converted for military uses during those incredible times. Now, all that remains of the airports' military past is the skeleton of the old control tower, its' cab long gone, still standing above the magnificent hangers, ramps, and a waiting Cessna 172. All under the blazing, hazing light along the Rio Grande in south Texas.

Aviation Series

Oil on Canson Canvas mounted on archival board 8.5 x 12.5 "

Painted at Louisville, Kentucky 2010-11

exhibited:

2011 American Society of Aviation Artists' 2011 International Aerospace Art Exhibtion May 1 - August 31, 2011. National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida. Jurors: ASAA Fellows Exhibition Committee.

Painting damaged at exhibition. Now in artist's collection.

An open edition of 50 inkjet posters or prints, signed and numbered by the artist on archival paper, is available at $100.00 each including shipping and handling. Paper size 13 x 19 inches, image size 8.5 x 12.5 inches - actual size of the painting. To order, or for more information, click on the Contact link at the top of this page.
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