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On the Rotary Visitor guestbook at the Big Easel there are plenty of great questions and appreciative comments. Of the many great questions, “How big was the artist/paint brush?”, is one of our favorites. Cameron Cross, the artist behind the Big Easel Project, is 5’10”. Pretty normal sized guy. To find out more about Cameron and the Read more…


Cameron Cross, the Big Easel artist, has nearly completed his work repairing and repainting Goodland’s Big Easel. The painting had been removed from the easel July 11th to get work done on the faded and worn “canvas.” To celebrate the completion of the “Repaint, Repair, Relaunch” project, the City of Goodland is throwing a celebration the morning Read more…


Repair! Repaint! Relaunch! Cameron Cross returns this summer to celebrate and reinvigorate the Big Easel painting in Goodland. The Big Easel has stood in Goodland celebrating art and sunflower agriculture for 11 years. Installed on June 19, 2001, the painting by artist Cameron Cross is a reproduction of Vincent Van Gogh’s Three Sunflowers in a Vase painted Read more…


Beyond existing as an agricultural hub for three states, Goodland has a variety of interesting offerings. Art naturally springs to mind due to the Big Easel; the Big Easel is a giant reproduction of Van Gogh’s Three Sunflowers in a Vase painting.  The painting was painted by Canadian artist Cameron Cross and installed Goodland on June 19, 2001.  Augmenting Goodland’s Read more…


The celebrate the Big Easel, come by the High Plains Museum Saturday, July 7th, from 1 to 5pm to design your own Big Easel t-shirt!  We’re celbrating the Big Easel as the artist of the Big Easel, Cameron Cross, is back in Goodland to touch up the painting.   Drop by the museum this Saturday from 1 to 5 pm MT to Read more…