Earl Staley

"View from the Rim BBNP" Colorful Abstract Texas Mountain Landscape Painting 2021



Acrylic, canvas


Colorful abstract landscape painting by Houston, TX artist Earl Staley. The work features a serene vista scene overlooking the rim of Big Bend National Park. Signed in front lower left corner as well as signed, dated, and titled on reverse. Currently unframed, but options are available.

Artist Biography

Earl Staley grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and resides in Houston, Texas. He is an artist and teacher with more than 50 years of experience. Mr. Staley holds Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees. He taught at Washington University, St. Louis; Rice University, Houston; and the University of St. Thomas, Houston, where he was chairperson of the Art Department. Today he teaches in the Fine Art program at Lonestar College-Tomball, TX. Mr. Staley is the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1981 he received the Rome Prize in Painting from the American Academy in Rome, Italy: he studied in Rome for 4 years. Mr. Staley's paintings look back to his artistic roots and forward to new interpretations of the myths and symbols embedded in his life.


H 18 in. x W 24 in. x D .75 in.