Kilauea Fountains

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
September 11, 2023
Oil on canvas
9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.5 cm)

Artist's collection

This is a view of 20-60′ lava fountains about a mile away from the very crowded overlook. I wished I could have gotten closer to observe and paint, but with the Park Service ensuring everyone’s safety, getting close to a Kilauea eruption is not as simple as it was for painters a hundred years ago.

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