If there’s anywhere on Earth artists can go for a lifetime supply of inspiration, the Rocky Mountains are a good bet. The mountain region packs a whopping assortment of scenery along its 3,000-mile course from Canada to New Mexico. It’s where cowboys still roam the high country and where you can find more than 60 native mammal species, from the yellow-bellied marmot to the bighorn sheep. And it’s where, in the summertime, meadows erupt into a brilliant carpet of wildflowers, from fairy slippers to Aspen Daisies. For an even fuller picture of the Rockies’ astounding beauty, peruse this section of artworks by Rocky Mountain artists.