The 2019 Larsen Art Auction will be held in the gallery on Saturday, October 26th beginning at 10:00am MST.

Ed Mell b. 1942 American

Lot 46

Alcove Canyon

Oil on canvas

48" x 48"

Signed Ed Mell, lower right

$35,000 - $45,000

SOLD: $25,200

This painting has the original wood Collier Frame with Ed Mell engraved on the frame.


Ed Mell captures the beauty of this majestic place in the Glen Canyon area of Lake Powell using his signature cubist style to portray the craggy mountains and strata of the rock formations.  The simplicity of color and shapes captures the beauty of this geological wonder.


Ed Mell has won numerous awards and honors. His art has been exhibited in nine museum shows, including the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Mesa Southwest Museum, and the Rockwell-Corning Museum of Modern Art. More than 40 corporate and private collections have acquired his paintings and sculptures, and his life as an artist has been chronicled in major art publications. His biography, "Beyond the Visible Terrain: The Art of Ed Mell," was published in l996. His art also has been featured prominently in "Leading the West: 100 Contemporary Painters & Sculptors" and "Place of Spirit: Canyon de Chelly, 100 Years of Painting and Photography."