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Sculpted by Nature – Artists MUST SEE !

  Amazing how many dynamic Sculptures you can see when roaming through ancient Arches and Canyonlands. These National Parks are what I call  “The Land of the Giants”.  Even the entrance way to these raw beauties  is awesome in scale and speaks loudly of what is to come ! While stepping into the past  – I…

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STORIES FROM THE WOODS II

  Horseback riding in Bryce Canyon National Park was an absolutely thrilling experience ! That is if you are into a cliff hanging experience – on an animal you just met ! There I was riding “Blaze”, going down insanely steep sandstone slopes, spiraling ever more till the bottom. Then it dawned on me –…

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Visiting All National Parks, “To Preserve and Protect”

Outdoor Painter/ Plein Air Magazine  (NATIONAL) http://www.outdoorpainter.com/artist-profiles/visiting-all-national-parks-to-preserve-and-protect.html Visiting All National Parks, “To Preserve and Protect”  Fitz Maurice painting on location Fitz Maurice made it personal. Many people love our national parks, but she is visiting all 59, because she wants to make sure she is doing all she can to keep them in people’s hearts and…

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STORIES FROM THE WOODS

  Talk about starting at the Top – Bryce Canyon National Park is a Fortress of Orange limestone. Yes, it is truly, dramatically, bright orange with pinks and yellow ochers in mass, as far as the eye can see. When the sun is casting it’s magical prisms of light on these already vibrant colors – the result is…

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STU NEWS – Featured Story

  Artist Fitz Maurice is “out there”, heart and soul  By MAGGI HENRIKSON Photos by Mary Hurlbut “It frees my soul to be out in nature. In order to do it right, you’ve got to head out,” says Fitz Maurice.  “Why wait for the mountain to come to you? Go to the mountain!” I talked…

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FITZ Maurice is “HEADING OUT” – STU NEWSPAPER

FITZ Maurice is “Heading Out” (as the cowboys say)  April 14,2015 This Laguna Beach based artist is leaving on a quest to paint live in all 59 National Parks. Passionately committed to helping promote and protect the National Parks, FITZ just purchased a 33-foot travel trailer and truck, planning to hit the road on a launch May…

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“UNITY, Lincoln Memorial National Monument,Wash.D.C.”

  This Oil Painting is the Newest National Park Painting – inspired by my trip to Washington D.C. The Monuments are apart of the National Park System and the Lincoln Memorial has always been a favorite ! Naturally, this painting celebrates the famed Cherry Blossom Season that now makes Wash.D.C. a destination point world-wide. Look…

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Clean Windows Kill Birds !

  When I was a small boy I learned to love birds from my grandmother who I lived with as a boy.  She especially loved the Red Robins who came every spring to Colorado. My grandparent’s house had a big picture window in the living room. One day a robin flew into the window because…

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Birds Have Their Eye On YOU !

  Hi Fitz, I loved your Bird story!  We have a neighborhood owl who hoots at me every evening when I take Sasha (our dog) out.  I hoot back and we carry on a dialogue! I have another story to share:  When my 80+ year old Mom lived at a retirement community in Seattle, she…

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Featured Artist in City Art Show

FITZ painting in Death Valley National Park   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                Siân Poeschl, Cultural Arts Manager…

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