The High Desert Journal (HDJ) Summer Auction goes live on June 18th, 2021! I am so happy to have the opportunity to help my fellow Environmental artists. Environmental writers changed the way I think and deepened my experiences in the outdoors. Below is a link to my donation, an original watercolor, Pinyon & Eclipse.

Here’s a little about HDJ from their website:

HDJ is a voice for the landscape, writers, artists, and the people of the interior West. Through literature and visual arts, HDJ has created an evolving conversation that deepens an understanding of the people, places, and issues of the interior West, a region rich in creativity, history and flux, yet often overlooked for its cultural resources.

Since 2004, HDJ has uniquely combined the elements of the West: elegance and grit, urban and rural, arid and wet. HDJ is a publication that:

Elicits a sense of place, inspires connection and stimulates respect.

Allows for discovery of literature and art that honors the myths and evokes the emergent West.

Garners respect and reverence for strong content and design.

Portrays the past and present for perspective of the assets and challenges of life in the West.

High Desert Journal is an online literary and visual art magazine dedicated to further understanding the people, places and issues of the interior West.

High Desert Journal’s content helps define its region in literary and artistic terms, and represents a collection of work that charts the changes of a distinctive, unique region. It is one of the first publications to give readers another way to understand and think about the high desert: through the stories and images that spring from the memories and imaginations of writers and artists.

Posted by:Cody Rex Chamberlain

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