Category Archives: William Bartram

Bartram Trail Conference

I have just returned from the Bartram Trail Conference in Palatka, Florida. It was a great experience to see so many sites associated with Bartram and even kayak the same river he traveled over 200 years ago. It was fascinating … Continue reading

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Fort King George

This past weekend, my interest in colonial history and William Bartram took me to the site of Fort King George, near Darien, Ga. The bluff overlooking the Altamaha River was once a Spanish Mission and later a British Fort. Oglethorpe … Continue reading

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Following Bartram’s Trail Opening

The opening for Following Bartram’s Trail was a huge success. We had a wonderful crowd and several red dots. It was a great being able to introduce more people to the less well known history of the South, Plein Air … Continue reading

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Following Bartram’s Trail opening Nov 7th, 6:00 – 8:00pm

A showing of my most recent work will be held at The Winsor Gallery in McDonough, Ga. The opening is November 7th! Please come join us

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‘Research-Based Studio Art as a Strategy to Support Inter-Disciplinary ‘ by Denis Byrd

Over the past two years I have been pursing my Master’s Degree. My research focused on combining historical research with art education and I created a series of paintings following “The Travels of William Bartram” Here is a link to … Continue reading

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New Plein Air Work

Over the past year I have been researching and following the trail of the 18th century naturalist and explorer William Bartram. Here are some of the recent plein air paintings following Bartram’s path through Georgia.           … Continue reading

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William Bartram Scenic Highway

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War Woman Dell: On Bartram’s trail

Saturday morning I head out long before sunrise. My quest is a part of the Bartram trail running through Clayton Georgia in the North East corner of the state. In Atlanta it is still raining but the forecast for Clayton … Continue reading

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William Bartram

Something I have been working on and researching lately, the Travels of William Bartram http://www.georgiahistory.com/containers/224   William Bartram c. 1808 by Charles Wilson Peale Used by permission of Independence National Historical Park     Son of John Bartram, America’s first … Continue reading

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