News

STORIES FROM THE WOODS XXXI

 Seeking Truth Atop Haleakala  LAGUNA BEACH INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER  Posted On 19 Oct 2017 By : Guest Contributor   By FITZ Maurice On the quest to paint each national park in America, I experience challenges searching and finding the ultimate scene worthy of representing their mysterious wonders. Now that I have painted over half of the 59 national parks,…

Read More

Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper ~ September 1,2017

  STORIES FROM THE WOODS XXX Drawing Haleakala – page 18 – lagunabeachindy.com – September 1, 2017 – SEE the DRAWING Haleakala National Park,Maui ~ The Drawing ~ FITZ Maurice One of my favorite things about being on the Quest ( painting every National Park in America ) is the initial search for that ultimate…

Read More

The Indy Newspaper ~ Today’s News ~ July 27, 2017

Stories from the Woods  XXIX Capturing Maui’s Natural Wonders ~ By FITZ Maurice, Special to the Independent What could be more exciting than flying to the Hawaiian Islands? To top off their tropical beauty, there are two national parks there, Haleakala National Park on the island of Maui and Volcanoes National Park on the big…

Read More

Stories From The Woods XXVI: “Glacier is an Eden”

Story and photos by FITZ Maurice I arrived at Glacier National Park in Montana and saw that it is a monumental park rich in beauty and wildlife. Incredible hiking along trails that are reminiscent of what I believe Nirvana might be. Waterfalls are gushing in all their glory. Around me, all is emerald green, velvety,…

Read More

FITZ Maurice and the magic of her National Park Paintings Series

By SUZIE HARRISON ~ Suzie’s ARTiculation ~ Stunewslaguna.com ~5/30/17 Whether capturing the vibrantly rich colors of the screaming orange and yellow ocher pinnacles capped with fresh scintillating snow in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park, or the formidable regal and glorious presence of Mount Rainier National Park, using red and blue purples to honor its noble presence,…

Read More

FITZ Maurice and the magic of her National Park Paintings series ( part 2)

SUZIE HARRISON Whether capturing the vibrantly rich colors of the screaming orange pinnacles and yellow ocher capped with fresh scintillating snow in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park, or the formidable regal and glorious presence of Mount Rainier National Park, using red and blue purples to honor its noble presence, FITZ Maurice’s National Park Paintings series…

Read More

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of our National Park Service this week.

Our National Parks have preserved America’s priceless collection of natural, historic and cultural treasures and our Park Rangers are delighted to teach us about our planet, our history and ourselves! To see some of my newest National Park Paintings, go to Woods Cove Art Gallery, 1963 South Coast Hwy or visit www.nationalparkpaintings.com/index.html 2016 is the…

Read More

Today’s Stu News Laguna.com~August 19, 2016

“There will never come an end to the good that [Mather] has done” – founding the National Parks    Story and photos by FITZ MAURICE Almost exactly 100 years ago, on August 25, 1916, the National Park Service was founded by Stephen Mather. Mather was a wealthy conservationist who led the publicity campaign to promote…

Read More