"No matter how we progress as painters, we continue to strive to make each painting better than the last," Howell reflects.  "Complete mastery of painting continually eludes us, that is what makes painting so wonderful:  that constant challenge to get one great painting."

 

Rick Howell

In 2010 Rick Howell founded Art for Endangered Landscapes in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. Its mission is to preserve our vanishing landscapes through the work of America's most talented artists, including painters, sculptors, photographers, videographers, and others.