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H.L.A. Culmer, Grand Canyon of the Colorado in Arizona

H.L.A. Culmer, Grand Canyon of the Colorado in Arizona

H.L.A. Culmer was the first artist to see and paint Utah’s southern regions. An explorer, civic leader, writer, and entrepreneur, he used art to promote knowledge and development of Utah. Preceding the establishment of the United States National Parks Department in 1905, this painting, Grand Canyon of the Colorado River, was made by Culmer as a result of his exploration of Southern Utah and subsequently displayed at the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904.

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