Posts Tagged ‘59 National Parks’

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…

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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…

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Laguna Beach Magazine ~ Outdoor Homage ~ April 29,2016

  She calls it the “Quest.” Local artist Fitz Maurice is on a mission to paint in every one of the country’s 59 national parks and capture the essence of each on canvas. She started in March 2012—committing to the venture full time on May 1, 2015—and so far, she’s painted more than 20. “The…

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STORIES FROM THE WOODS XX ~ STUNEWSLAGUNA.com

Front Page ~ April 1, 2016 Editor. Note: Artist Fitz Maurice has set out to paint live at all of the US National Parks. She will be submitting her stories from the road to StuNewsLaguna from time to time. From Joshua Tree National Park, Fitz Maurice paints the iconic Mojave Desert Tree of Life Story…

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STORIES FROM THE WOODS XVII ~ HIGHLINING is Happening

“HANGING OUT WITH FRIENDS “ – Definitely takes on higher meaning when HIGHLINING ! Still a very new and evolving outdoor sport – it’s what’s happening in Joshua Tree National Park ! I’ve been traveling to each National Park in the West for many years now and I’ve seen Rock Climbers of many ages conquering…

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STUNEWSLAGUNA.COM ~ QUEST 2016

Editor. Note: Artist Fitz Maurice has set out to paint live at all of the US National Parks. She will be submitting her stories from the road to StuNewsLaguna from time to time. Fitz’s QUEST 2016: So begins my fourth year painting “live” in each of the 59 American National Parks By FITZ MAURICE There…

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STORIES FROM THE WOODS XV ~ HOW the QUEST is Done !

QUEST 2016 –  begins my fourth year painting “live” in each of the 59 National Parks.  There is no place like home for the holidays. Just a few weeks ago – the Solo Show of my newest National Park Paintings opened at the Design Studio International Gallery in the Laguna Design Center and when I asked…

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