Upcoming Exhibits:

Painting Delivery at Phantom Ranch
October 31, 2022

 Serena has had a major painting at Phantom Ranch for more than a decade.
Currently hanging in the dining room for guests to enjoy is “Tumble to Turquoise.”
The crew that carried it down are classic canyoneers.
Here are some pics of their journey!


heading down


single carrier

Halloween on the trail. Candy bars were shared.

breath of Grand Canyon

bottom of the Red Wall

tip off break

just crossed the bridge

painting arrives safely

"Tumble to Turquoise" is at Phantom Ranch

hanging in the Lodge

Painting Pick-Up at Phantom Ranch
Dec 6, 2021

 On December 6, 2021 “Holy Schist, It’s Granite!” was carried out, to its new home.
Here are the pictures of the hike out!

“Holy Schist, It’s Granite!” is off the wall & ready to goin the foam crate

coming out of the Gorge

strong arms

heading to the Red Wall

pee break

the top is near!

Painting Exchange at Phantom Ranch

Feb 15-17, 2020

 In winter 2020, “Holy Schist, It’s Granite!” (22 inches tall and 108 inches wide) got carried in
to the Canyon to Phantom Ranch to replace “Crystal Persuasion.” Check it out!

 gearing up in the parking lot

 on the trail going down

 stepping down

 ah, the river 

see the foam crate?

 almost there

 unpacking “Holy Schist, It’s Granite!”

 freshly hung

 a breath before heading up with “Crystal Persuasion”

 bye-bye Phantom

 going up

Painting Exchange at Phantom Ranch
Feb 8, 2019 

 The journey of “Crystal Persuasion” to hang at Phantom Ranch and “the Mighty Colorado” going up.

The following photos shows the journey .  

there is it

Starting off at first light with "Crystal Persuasion".

Going down South Kaibab

and down more

Helen Ranney fetching her painting at the Phantom cantina

around another corner in sight of the Colorado River

across the black bridge

taking down Helen's "Mighty Colorado" which has been at Phantom since 2014

"Crystal Persuasion" arrived

fast turnaround carrying "The Mighty Colorado" up

 and up more

almost to the top; 15 miles, 5,000 vertical feet down, 5,000' back up, one day

on top

Phantom Ranch T-Shirt

One of the most enjoyable jobs of Serena’s life has been creating t-shirt designs for Phantom Ranch. Since 1995, she has hiked to Phantom Ranch each winter to come up with a new design. These t-shirts are only available at Phantom Ranch so hike down on in to get one!

2019 back

2020 front

2011 front

2011 back

2010 front

2010 back

2009 front

2009 back

2008 front

2008 back

2005 front

2005 back

2003 front

2003 back

2000 front

2000 back

1997 front

1997 back

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