Round Up

During a month beginning March 25th and ending April 23rd, I lived in a National Park Service residence at Fort Union National Monument and the Santa Fe Trail National Historic Trail. That’s the official name and for good reason. As Read More …

Along the Trail

An important and integral aspect of Fort Union National Monument is its connection with the Santa Fe Trail.  In fact, the official name of the park is Fort Union National Monument, Santa Fe National Historic Trail.  For that reason, the Read More …

Orion and the Top of a Watermelon

Friday April 12th, 2019 Be sure to visit with me at these two Meet and Greet events: Book Signing –  April 12th from 2:00 – 3:30 PM Op Cit Books 157 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, New Mexico In the Read More …

Chimayo and Ghost Ranch

April 12th, 2019 Be sure to visit with me at these two Meet and Greet events: North and west of old Santa Fe, there are two places that for me, were must see destinations. The first, El Santuario de Chimayo, Read More …

Creatures Great and Small

April 12th, 2019 Be sure to visit me at these two Meet and Greet events: Book Signing –  April 12th from 2:00 – 3:30 PM Op Cit Books 157 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, New Mexico In the De Varges Read More …

Of Castles and Kings

In the village of Montezuma, New Mexico there are hot springs to soak the body in, a castle atop a hill for our fantasies, and an international school to fill the minds of young dreamers. The United World College – Read More …

More than the Fort

Fort Union is on land that was part of the historic Mora Land Grant that dates back to 1835. The grant encompassed 827,000 acres or close to 1300 square miles, which extended east from the rich forests of the Sangre Read More …

High Roads and Low Roads

On a day of exploration, I visited Las Vegas, New Mexico, 26 miles south of Fort Union. The old train station is a wonderful 19th century, structure reminiscent of age of railroading that is considered golden. Built in 1899, the Read More …

Sunrise/Sunset at the Fort

On a day with clear blue skies, punctuated with cirrus clouds and a gentle sunset, I walked the entirety of Fort Union National Monument. Besides me, there were a handful of tourists, an elementary school field trip and of course Read More …

On The Santa Fe Trail

In a previous blog, I told you that I would soon be on my way to Fort Union, National Monument in northern New Mexico where I am the Artist in Residence for the next month. When I left home on Read More …

The Journey Continues

My new book, The Four Directions – A Southwestern Journey is now available! You can purchase the book here: https://www.williamfieldsartphoto.com/books-videos/the-four-directions-a-southwestern-journey-limited-edition-and-free-gift/ In an ironic twist of fate, within a few days of receiving the shipment of the books from the printer, Read More …