About Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve features the tallest dunes in North America and are the centerpiece in a diverse landscape of grasslands, wetlands, conifer and aspen forests, alpine lakes, and tundra. Established in 2004, today you can experience this diversity through hiking, sand sledding, wildlife watching, and splashing in the “surge flow” of Medano Creek, where water comes in rhythmic waves!
About the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Poster
The Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Poster measures 13″ x 19″ and is an original work by Robert Decker. The poster is based in part on a photograph taken by Great Sand Dunes National Park Ranger Patrick Myers and used with permission. Created in the style of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the 1930s and 1940s, the posters are printed on “Conservation,” a 100% recycled, domestically produced (80 lb.) paper stock with soy-based inks. From start to finish, each poster is 100% American Made.
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Artist Proofs
Artist Proofs are the first 25 posters pulled from each print run. They are numbered 1-25, and are dated and signed. Each print features the color bars used by the pressman to make sure that the print stays registered and colors stay consistent throughout the print run. Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Artist Proofs are 13″ x 20″.
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Canvas Prints
Printed on superior-quality, artist-grade canvas, designed for museum display and gallery exhibitions. This 350 gsm, acid-free canvas has a tight, natural weave which maximizes image quality, while also revealing the texture of an artist’s canvas. Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve canvas prints are available in two sizes: 16″ x 24″ and 24″ x 36″, are shipped free and are ready to hang.
About the Artist
Photographer and graphic artist Rob Decker studied photography with Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park during the summer of 1979. The experience solidified his love of photography and our National Parks. Now he is on a journey to photograph and create iconic WPA-style posters of all 59 major national parks as we celebrate the next 100 years of the National Park Service.
“I feel that it’s important to protect America’s special places, and to connect people with nature. And it’s up to all of us to pitch in. Perhaps more importantly, we need to inspire the next generation of park stewards. I’m trying to make a difference by giving back to the amazing organizations that support our National Parks. I donate 10% of annual profits, so when you buy one of these original works, you’re helping these trusts, conservancies and associations, too.”
Robert B. Decker retains the sole copyright of the original Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve poster image. Any unauthorized reproduction violates international copyright law.
Robert B. Decker – Limited Edition Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Posters – www.National-Park-Posters.com