About Saguaro National Park
Established in 1994, Saguaro National Park is home to the nation’s largest cacti – the giant saguaro – the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the United States, may live more than 200 years and grow to a height of 45 feet. Poppies, Penstemons and Fairy Dusters as well as Gila Monsters, rattlesnakes and Javelinas also make the magnificent Sonoran Desert their home.
About the Saguaro National Park Poster
The Saguaro National Park Poster is 13″ x 19″ and printed on “Conservation,” a 100% recycled, domestically produced (80 lb.) paper stock with soy-based inks. It is an original work by Robert Decker and is based on a photograph taken along the Cactus Forest Trail in the Rincon Mountain District. The Saguaro National Park poster is designed to be reminiscent of the style from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) era of the 1930s and 1940s. From start to finish, each poster is 100% American Made.
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Saguaro National Park Artist Proofs
Artist Proofs are a true limited edition and represent 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 the pressman uses to make sure each print stays registered and colors stay consistent throughout the print run. Saguaro National Park Artist Proofs are 13″ x 20″.
Saguaro National Park 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. Saguaro National Park 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 when he was just 19. It was an 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 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 Saguaro National Park poster image. Any unauthorized reproduction violates international copyright law.
Robert B. Decker – Limited Edition Saguaro National Park Posters – www.National-Park-Posters.com