Smoke Trees in Bloom in Palm Desert art print by Maria Hunt. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Smoke Trees in Bloom in South Palm Desert, located at the Visitor Center in the Santa Rosa Mountains, up Highway 74. The smoketree, indigenous to... more
Smoke Trees in Bloom in South Palm Desert, located at the Visitor Center in the Santa Rosa Mountains, up Highway 74. The smoketree, indigenous to the Coachella Valley is found in the rural areas where gate guarded communities have not filled the space. The blue-grey spikes (not child-friendly) are enhanced by the blue-violet blooms which cover much of the tree in June.
2nd Place Tie- Oil Painters of America online showcase July 7/21/17
Special THANKS to the following Fine Art America/Pixels Groups for Featuring this painting:
Ladies Club 01/04/2019
Semi Abstract - .01/04/2019
Your Story of Art 01/01/2019
Phenomenal Club 04/22/2017
Five Star Artist 04/12/2017
Art District 03/23/2017
Pictures for present: 03/21/2017
Exclusively Drawing & Painting 03/21/2017
Lyrical Trees - Vibrant Wavelength. 03/17/2017
Images That Excite You - 03/03/2017
south palm desert, blooming smoke trees, landscape...
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...