Hippies on Sticks

18″ x 24″ x 1.5″
Acrylic on canvas
May 2020


The Western Anemone grows on alpine slopes and is one of the first flowers to bloom as the snow line recedes. Later in the summer, the plant puts out a fluffy seed head that looks absolutely whimsical! Locals refer to these plants as “hippie-on-a-stick” at this stage.