Shadows of the Anasazi

On the morning of Winter Solstice 2016, some friends and I got up at 1am and drove 4 hours to Chaco Canyon, NM in time to view the sunrise.  Every Winter Solstice, there is a specific location in the park where you can see the sun rise up from a naturally carved "cup" in the Earth.  It is quite amazing.  Chaco Canyon was once home to the Anasazi, from a Ute term adopted by the Navajo denoting the "ancient ones".   This series was created from that morning.  This is the first stage.  These are to be printed on canvas and I will be adding paint to some to balance out the warms and cools.

On the morning of Winter Solstice 2016, some friends and I got up at 1am and drove 4 hours to Chaco Canyon, NM in time to view the sunrise.  Every Winter Solstice, there is a specific location in the park where you can see the sun rise up from a naturally carved "cup" in the Earth.  It is quite amazing.  Chaco Canyon was once home to the Anasazi, from a Ute term adopted by the Navajo denoting the "ancient ones".  
This series was created from that morning.  This is the first stage.  These are to be printed on canvas and I will be adding paint to some to balance out the warms and cools.  
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