(1857 - 1936)
Joseph Patrick McMeekin was active/lived in Idaho, California / Ireland. Joseph McMeekin is known for wilderniss landscape, animal and wildlife painting.
Below are Article excerpts by Arthur A. Hart, retired Director of the State Historical Society, Boise, Idaho.
The following content is from the exhibit brochure:
"Island in the Snake-The Idaho Paintings of Pioneer Artist J.P.McMeekin"
April 17-July 1, 1983
The canyon of the Snake River in southern Idaho is an awesome place. Sheer cliffs of basalt plunge hundreds of feet to tumbled ruins of rock below. The moving river that carved this canyon flows silently past, gray and lonesome, a shadow of the torrent that once roared from ancient Lake Bonneville.
To spend a day at the foot of these great walls of stone is a haunting experience. One feels lost in a hidden crack of rock on another planet, in a world without huma ... Displaying 750 of 10655 characters.