Maynard Dixon

(Mount Carmel UT)
The summer home and studio of western artist Maynard Dixon was right along the highway in this small town. A modern gallery with his paintings, and works by other artists, has been added on the adjacent land.

Maynard Dixon Home & Studio

Maynard Dixon – Home

The gallery owner has purchased the property, and offers tours of the grounds and buildings. The home, studio and surrounds have been refurbished and contain his original furnishings, and art. It was like stepping back in time.

Maynard Dixon Home & Studio

Living Area in Home

Maynard Dixon Home & Studio

Guest Cottage

Maynard Dixon Home & Studio

Charming Yard

I believe he lived around Tucson AZ. This was his retreat from the city and the heat. He would invite friends and fellow artists to come visit and enjoy the surrounding redrock scenery. The owners have installed a few RV sites nearby, so you can rent time there now.

Maynard Dixon Home & Studio

Art Studio

Maynard Dixon Home & Studio

Painting area of Studio

Maynard Dixon Home & Studio

Scene across the Highway

Dixon has become an icon of modern western painting. So, it was a pleasant surprise to come across his get-away spot in the mountains.

Camp: BLM-Ponderosa Grove CG drycamp
Scene: Art, home, studio

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6 Responses to Maynard Dixon

  1. Bradford Harris August 14, 2017 at 1:40 pm #

    What a beautiful spot. I love the scenery from that peaceful location. It looks like a great location from which to relax and create.

    • Pleinguy August 14, 2017 at 2:31 pm #

      I imagine it would have been quite the thing to be invited up there to paint with him during his time.

  2. Jan Mains August 14, 2017 at 2:31 pm #

    Sounds like a place we’d enjoy. Thanks for sharing.

    • Pleinguy August 14, 2017 at 2:33 pm #

      It is very nice; and you can rent time there to paint or just retreat, too.

  3. john larner August 15, 2017 at 6:00 am #

    Would love to visit & paint…

    • Pleinguy August 15, 2017 at 11:25 am #

      It can be done. Hope all is well with you John.

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