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Aprés Ski

This painting celebrates the joy of mountain time and a day spent skiing. Afterward, a warm cabin awaits fresh mugs of hot coffee and cinnamon rolls. My favorite parts are the northern lights, bear family, skis, Dala horses on the mugs, crosscut saw, and snow everywhere. I love this cozy cabin. 

  • 5" x 7" notecard
  • the print is adhered to a natural vellum finish
  • 65 lb., acid-free, archival piece of card stock
  • Comes with a matching natural-color envelope
  • Sealed in a protective, clear, flap-seal, acid- and archival-safe bag
  • Double-Matted Prints: matted with two archival matboards in an off-white color
  • Backed with archival foam core
  • Presented in a clear archival bag
  • Ready to frame in standard-size frames
  • Hand-signed and titled on the mat board front.
  • Fuji Crystal Archive paper is acid-free
  • Outside mat dimensions are 8" x 10", image is 5" x 7"

Mimi Matsuda, a full-time artist based in Bozeman, Montana, developed a passion for animals at a young age, surrounded by pet chickens, rats, birds, and fish. With a background in biology, she spent her youth exploring evergreen forests, studying salamanders, fishing for trout, and observing birds and mammals.

After earning a degree in biology, Mimi pursued her dream job as a National Park Ranger Naturalist for Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks. Her art became integral to her work, illustrating principles on guided hikes. This experience sparked her transition to a full-time artist.

Today, Mimi paints to foster emotional connections with nature, using beauty and humor to engage audiences of all ages. As a new mother to identical twins, she creates imagery that resonates with everyone, aiming to inspire the preservation and protection of wildlands and animals.

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