Carl G. Bray – Smoke Tree Painter

I’ve been driving past this sign on Highway 111 in Indian Wells, California for many years and finally decided to stop and get a closer look to see what it was all about.

Carl Bray was a famous desert landscape painter and helped support many aspiring artists dating back to the 1930s. He and his family lived in his hand-built home on this site for decades.

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