East Shore of the Great Salt Lake
Watercolor and gouache, 27.5" x 35.25" framed
Culmer is noted for his command of topographical details. The more he painted, the deeper his interest in geology grew, with particular attention being given to rock formations. His paintings feature a variety of dramatic topographies, including the Natural Bridges of Southern Utah, the Teton and Wasatch mountain ranges, the mines and glacial interior of Alaska, and the rocky coast of Monterey.