Adam Jewell - Fine Artist

Adam Jewell

Conshohocken, PA - United States

 
 
 

0

0

0

0

0

 

Adam Jewell

Conshohocken, PA - United States

Adam Jewell - Fine Artist

Member Since:

January 6th, 2012

Followers:

78

Views:

132,728

Facebook
Twitter
Google+
StumbleUpon
Pinterest

Contact

Join E-Mail List

Visit Website

About Adam Jewell

On my 36th birthday I was tired of sitting in a cubicle for hours on end staring at a computer screen so I quit my job. It was time for a change but also time for a break from the corporate world. The original plan was to drive from Philadelphia to Utah to ski at Snowbird Ski Resort for 2 months. When those two months came to an end I drove to Mammoth Mountain and skied until July 4th.

While in Salt Lake and Mammoth I took some side trips and discovered the US National Parks (Arches, Canyonlands and Yosemite). It was love at first sight. It's now been four years of sleeping in my car (around 200 nights a year), camping in a tent along with the occasional random couch, hostel bunk or cheap hotel. The journey has covered 100,000 miles and included every National Park in the lower 48 US states.

The journey will go for one more year. 2014-2015 will focus primarily on the Pacific Northwest, the Canadian Rockies and include parts of Oregon, Utah, California and Texas along with the states between the east and west coasts. I manage to get by on about $1,000 per month for food gas and lodging. Any proceeds from prints purchased here go directly to the gas and food budget since their is no longer a lodging budget. Waking up in random WalMart parking lots, rest stops and truck stops in the front seat of the car isn't the most wonderful thing in the world but it is free! It is also so uncomfortable that I'm more often awake for sunrise photos than I otherwise would be.

There is a blog and a Facebook page to accompany the trip. If you have any interest in links to those, just contact me through the FAA site and I'll send you the links. Remember to get out of the cubicle on a regular basis. Sitting down all the time staring at a computer screen will kill you. But if you are going to die early do it in the presence of beautiful sights hanging on the walls!

--Adam

Ski Anything

Promote Your Page Too

free counters

View Complete Biography

Artwork Feed

Events Feed

Blog Feed

Adam Jewell Art

Adam Jewell Canvas Prints

Adam Jewell Framed Prints

Adam Jewell Acrylic Prints

Adam Jewell Metal Prints

Adam Jewell Prints

Adam Jewell Posters

Adam Jewell Greeting Cards

Search Within This Gallery   |   View All Galleries   |   Images = 44

Sold Prints And Cards

Prints and cards that have sold on Fine Art America

Adam Jewell - Superior Sunrise

Superior Sunrise

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Sunrise Surprise

Sunrise Surprise

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Royale Sunrise

Royale Sunrise

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Morning Glory

Morning Glory

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Mesa Arch Frame

Mesa Arch Frame

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Half Dome Glow

Half Dome Glow

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Wet And Hungry

Wet And Hungry

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Lookout Window

Lookout Window

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Lakes Of Mammoth

Lakes Of Mammoth

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Rainbow Forest

Rainbow Forest

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Sea Fans

Sea Fans

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Corona Canyon

Corona Canyon

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Christine Falls

Christine Falls

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - The Wave

The Wave

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Mt Adams Sunset

Mt Adams Sunset

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Rays From Heaven

Rays From Heaven

Adam Jewell

Adam Jewell - Puzzler

Puzzler

Adam Jewell

Search Within This Gallery   |   View All Galleries   |   Images = 44