Childhood Memory, Big Sur by Erin Lee Gafill
This image of a lone cabin high in the Santa Lucia
Mountains east of Nepenthe is a memory painting harkening back to Erin's
experience as a little girl in Big Sur, getting off the school bus and hiking up
a dirt road to visit a friends house. It is one of Erin's most popular prints.
This print is available on 11" x 14" or 16" x 20"
Watercolor Paper. The image sizes are approximately 8" x 10" or 14" x 11"
These prints are signed and numbered by the artist. They
are printed on an Epson 9600 printer. This process produces an archival quality,
fine art reproduction. This edition is limited to a run of 150 prints. The low
number ensures exclusivity and enhances the value of the Artwork.
Erin Lee Gafill
Erin's roots in the arts run deep. Her great-great
grandmother was Jane Gallatin Powers, who had the first artist's studio in
Carmel, and who, along with her husband Frank, created the artists' colony which
is today Carmel-by-the-Sea. Her grandparents, Lolly and Bill Fassett built
Nepenthe Restaurant in Big Sur, the legendary watering hole for artists, poets,
writers, and bohemians.
Erin co-founded the Big Sur Arts Initiative, a nonprofit
arts education organization, and in 2001 was chosen to the be first American
artist-in-residence at the Hamada International Children's Museum of Art in
An award-winning writer, painter, and teacher, Erin's work
is collected internationally. These limited edition prints, as well as note
cards and original oil paintings are available through the Phoenix Shop.