Hiking the Santa Rosa Mountains framed print by Maria Hunt. Bring your print to life with hundreds of different frame and mat combinations. Our framed prints are assembled, packaged, and shipped by our expert framing staff and delivered "ready to hang" with pre-attached hanging wire, mounting hooks, and nails.
Donated: $1000 Raised. At a recent fundraiser, this donated painting, along with a companion piece, raised $1000 in a silent auction, for the care... more
Donated: $1000 Raised. At a recent fundraiser, this donated painting, along with a companion piece, raised $1000 in a silent auction, for the care and education of pregnant mothers (themamashouse.org). My thanks to the kind patrons for supporting this charity. This 20 x 24 painting of the hiking trail in the Santa Rosa Mountains was the Study for a 4 ft by 7 ft. mural on a circular wall in a La Quinta home. This painting was also selected as "Best Of Show" at the Palm Springs International Date Festival with over 500 entries.
1st Place - AMAZING BEACH MOUNTAIN AND OTHER LANDSCAPES 10/20/19
1st Place - PEAK VIEWS - MOUNTAIN PAINTINGS 4/10/19
2nd Place - For The Love Of Rocks" Contest 9/27/18
1st Place - On Exhibit Contest 5/16/18
2nd Place Tie - Romantic Destinations Contest - 4/9/17
Special THANKS to the following Fine Art America/Pixels Groups for Featuring this painting:
1000 views on 1 Image Group - Special Feature, 7/11/18
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About Maria Hunt
"ART, something I always wanted as part of my life, HAS become a passion that fills my soul, and leaves me full of joy, one brushstroke at a time."
After 30 years as a successful business woman, Maria Hunt, finding the nest empty, and having fulfilled her role as financial contributor, retired to the Palm Springs area, pursuing her childhood dream of studying and creating art. She started in 2000 with art classes at College of the Desert. She refined her skills in plein air painting by attending workshops across the U.S. The years left to get "really good" at art are diminishing, and her focus is laser sharp. She spends one week a month teaching art to Children (and older versions of children) She...