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April 20th, 2024

The Life of Artist, Author, and Traveler George Catlin

  1. The Life of Artist, Author, and Traveler George Catlin Big Blend Radio 59:46

In celebration of National Park Week, this episode of Big Blend Radio with artist Victoria Chick is all about the art, life and legacy of George Catlin. 

George Catlin was an American painter, author, and traveler, who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the American frontier. Many of the places he traveled through are parts of our National Park Service today. He explored the American West five times during the 1830s, and wrote about and painted portraits that depicted the life of the Plains Indians. Read Victoria’s article about him here: 

VICTORIA CHICK is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. Visit: 

Victoria appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast: 

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We are Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, hosts of Big Blend Radio, full-time travelers on the Love Your Parks Tour where we document parks and public lands across the country. Being digital nomads we also pet sit on our travels, and we love it!

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