Rains of Light, 2010, Victoria Adams, oil on linen, 80 x 120 in., Puget Sound, Washington, USA. "My paintings of the landscape, offering panoramic views of sky and land, follow in the western European landscape tradition, as expressed by early Dutch, then English and French, and eventually American Luminist and Hudson River School painters."
A Passing Storm: Frederic Edwin Church One of my favourite painters; Born (May 4, 1826 – April 7, 1900) was an American landscape painter born in Hartford, Connecticut. He was a central figure in the Hudson River School of American landscape painters. While committed to the natural sciences, he was “always concerned with including a spiritual dimension in his works”.