Jonathan T. Bailey - Emery

Oct 21, 2022, 6:00 pm


Jonathan T. Bailey

Book Title

San Rafael Swell



Central Region


Rochester Rock Art Panel
Emery , UT 84522


Humanities in the Wild is an exploratory outdoor experience that empowers participants to step into the landscapes that inspired some of the American West’s greatest literature. Join us at the Stokes Nature Center for a short trek led by Jonathan T. Bailey, author of When I was Red Clay. Bring water and sturdy shoes.

ASL interpretation upon request. If you need any accommodations, please fill out this form:

Jonathan T. Bailey is a photographer and conservationist who specializes in rock art. His work has contributed to the preservation of areas like the Bears Ears National Monument, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Uintah Basin, and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Since 2013, he has partnered with the Utah Rock Art Research Association to record and protect Emery County’s fragile archaeological resources. He is most recently the author of When I Was Red Clay (Torrey House Press - August 2022), The Greater San Rafael Swell (University of Arizona Press - Spring 2022), and Rock Art: A Vision of a Vanishing Cultural Landscape (November 2019). His work has appeared in numerous places such as Landscape Photography Magazine, NBC News, Arizona Highways, and High Country News. Originally from Emery County, Utah, he now lives in Tucson, Arizona, with his partner, Aaron.

This event is made possible with support from Utah Humanities and Torrey House Press.