I am an Adirondack
artist, and licensed by DEC to Guide in
Because I am an Adirondack artist, I visit some very interesting places
for these paintings.
Because I am licensed to guide in the Adirondacks, I
feel privileged to have seen treasures hidden in the landscapes of these
mountains. I hope that you will favorably judge my paintings of the
Adirondacks' landscapes, that they reflect the beauty that I myself have
I am sure I am not the first Adirondack artist to have painted from the
top of these paintings' summits. There is such a feeling of exhilaration
and accomplishment after so long a hike to the summit. Paintings of the
Adirondacks' landscapes are sometimes challenging, but I feel that any
Adirondack artist knows that views like these, from the top, are
something special, and that there was a price to be paid to get there.
The Adirondack artist works to get to the summits for the paintings, and
works long hours on these paintings, well after the hiking gear has been
put away. Every tree in these landscapes' paintings needed to be painted
To see all three landscapes' paintings explained:
landscapes by Adirondack artist Rick Mundy 1 . . . . is from the top of
St Regis and looks SE. At the extreme left is Upper St Regis & Bear
Pond; Little Long Pond is in center; Little Clear Pond is at the right;
and St Regis Pond is at the extreme right.
Adirondacks' landscapes by Adirondack artist Rick Mundy 2 . . . . is
looking SW. At the left is the rest of St Regis Pond; Upper Saranac in
distance; at the center is Hoel Pond and to the right of it is the
Floodwater Pond area.
Adirondacks' landscapes by Adirondack artist Rick Mundy 3 . . . . (Shown
above) . . . looks west towards Fish pond & Long Pond Mountain. Artistic
license has been used in all 3 of these Adirondacks paintings so as to
make these 3 landscapes better balanced and visually pleasing.