Baumann guides his audience to Vernal Falls to experience Mist Trail and the roar of the winter thaw. During his trek, Baumann meets Steve Schneider, world famous mountain climber, as he takes the audience up the sheer granite walls of the Valley: Julia Parker, renowned basket weaver, shares the stories of her life in the valley and the philosophy of her art: and Sue Fritzke, valley botanist, explains the history of the valley and the delicate ecology of the region. Baumann concludes the show by... [see more] committing Vernal falls to canvas.
Acclaimed landscape painter Stefan Baumann's art reflects his commitment to ecology and the preservation of the natural environment.Baumann hikes deep into the United States' National Parks (including Yellowstone and Sequoia National Parks in California; Crater Lake National Park in southern Oregon and the Grand Canyon National Park - North Rim in Arizona), to share his passion for nature and art. In each episode, he applies the realist theory of the Old Masters into environmentally inspired paintings. Baumann's treks encompass every aspect of the park, focusing on the plants, wildlife and the geologic and human history.