The American Easel is the third painting in The Van Gogh Project. The Easel is located in Goodland, Kansas; sixteen miles from the Colorado border. The easel was erected in 2001 and stands 80 feet (25 metres high).
The Easel is located in a new scenic parkway visible to traffic along the I-70, which is the major highway connecting New York to Los Angeles. A souvenir shop with educational exhibits on the history of Van Gogh, as well as the sunflower, will eventually be located on the premises. Sunflowers USA Association and numerous volunteers worked diligently to ensure the easel went up on sched