Mountains of art: The Third Annual Scotchman Peaks Paint Out

Posted on Monday, September 13th, 2010 by »

Painters, get out your brushes. Art lovers, mark your calendars. It’s time for the Third Annual Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Plein Air Paint Out, to be held in and around the proposed wilderness September 24-26. To find out all about it, click here.

About The Author:

Sandy Compton has been program coordinator for Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness since 2009. He is also a storyteller and author of both fiction and non-fiction books, and the publisher at bluecreekpress.com.

In addition to his other duties, he runs the FSPW All Star Trail Team (www.scotchmanpeaks.org/trails), which works on Forest Service trails in the Scotchman Peaks. He is a trail surveyor as well, and a C-Certified Crosscut Bucker/Feller and USFS National Saw Policy OHLEC instructor.

Sandy grew up on a small farm/woodlot at the south end of the proposed wilderness and lives there still. He is also board member of the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance and a planning team member for the Northern Rockies Wilderness Skills Institute.

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