REID BANDEEN

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Along the Edge

$ 445 USD

Original oil.  9" x 12".  Plein air.

A remote cliffside path along the Canadia Breaks in northeastern New Mexico, where endless native grasslands drop away to a wilderness of canyons as far as the eye can see.
 

A Blast of Fall

$ 345 USD

Original oil.  8" x 10".  Plein air.

Brilliant hillsides of the Rio Pueblo valley near Vadito, New Mexico.  
 

Fall at the Cabin

$ 245 USD

Original oil.  6" x 8"  Plein air.

A crisp and clear fall day in the Rio Pueblo valley - a secluded cabin on the river stands witness to the brilliant colors of fall.
 

Summit Road

$ 345 USD

Original oil.  8" x 10".  Plein air.

The quiet but imposing presence of the Sandia massif looms over the springtime orchards of Placitas.  The first touches of green are starting to show in the summit aspens.
 

Road to Cabezon

$ 445 USD

Original oil.  9" x 12".  Plein air.

Distant horizons are the norm in New Mexico.  Here the long path to the Rio Puerco valley and its trademark mountan, Cabezon, begins at my feet.
 

The Day the Rain Came

$ 245 USD

Original oil.  6" x 8".  Plein air.

This day marked the start of monsoon season in northern New Mexico.  The stark heat of the plains giving way to huge building thunderclouds.
 

Three Sisters

$ 345 USD

Original oil.  8" x 10".  Plein air.

Gradations of fall color creep into the forests of the Rio Pueblo valley.
 

West Face Morning

$ 345 USD

Original oil.  8" x 10".  Plein air.

Straight-on view of the full west face of the Sandias, from the base at Embudo Canyon to the summit.  
 

Hillside Homestead

$ 345 USD

Original oil.  8" x 10".  Plein air.

In the Jemez Mountain high country, an old homestead nestles in the vast spaces of the Valles Caldera.

 

 

A Hint of Autumn

$ 295 USD

A brisk fall day in the Sangre de Cristo foothills - a hint of aspen gold on the mountainside - fall is on the way.

8" x 10"  Plein air oil.

 

Into the Night II

$ 1200 USD

Original oil.  18" x 24"

A warm summer evening on the fabled AuSable River in northern Michigan.   Floating into the darkness as the temperature begins to drop.
 

Levitation

$ 295 USD

Original oil 8" x 10"  Plein air.

The looming summer storm clouds of central New Mexico are a sight to behold.  This view captures the feeling of being under one as it slowly approaches.
 

Majestic

$ 295 USD

Original oil.  8" x 10"  Plein air.

Classic New Mexico views abound near Abiquiu.  Pedernal Peak looms above the territory - a quiet and imposing presence.
 

December Moon

$ 395 USD

Here is a familiar view in mid-winter toward the Sandia mountains from Albuquerque.  The fading pale light of the sunset gives way to a blazing full moon rising in a cold sky.  

9" x 12"  oil  Studio painting from plein air study.

 

Deep Run

$ 345 USD

Original Oil.  8" x 10".  Plein air.

Along the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico, where the water runs deep at the bends.
 

Placitas Heights

$ 445 USD

Original oil.  9" x 12".  Plein air.

The soaring heights of the Sandia Crest from the "lowlands" of Placitas.  I never tire of studying this mountain.
 

Teton Valley Greens

$ 345 USD

Original oil.  8" x 10".  Plein air.  

High summer in Teton Valley, truly a sea of green, but with striking variety.
 

Skies of September

$ 445 USD

Original oil.  9" x 12".  Plein air.