by Morris Kurz
detail from oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches
Indianapolis-based artist Morris Kurz says, “Morgan-Monroe State Forest is an unusual place so close to big cities: 24,000 acres of pristine landscape, scenic steep ridges, and ravine covered by tall hardwood trees and winding streams. After living in the city, primitive camping there is good therapy for my family, especially in October when the forest becomes a wonderland of oranges, browns, flaming reds, and especially yellows. I painted this completely surrounded by forest.” Morris was born in 1941 in the bohemian village of Ravenswood in Indianapolis. His oil paintings can be found in galleries throughout the Midwest and on the West Coast. His style ranges from representational to impressionistic, and he specializes in cityscapes and landscapes.
NOTE: We are embarrassed that we misspelled Morris’s last name in the print edition of the magazine! We sincerely apologize.
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Love Thy Neighbor
It’s time to teach tolerance for everyone.
ELSA F. KRAMER
Healing in Community
A caring community helps during times of loss.
DIANA J. ENSIGN
Holistic Cooperation and Collaboration
A well-lived life as legacy.
ROSE MARY O’MALLEY
The Farmer and the Beach
Healing Our Planet
Nourishing our most sacred relationship.
ROSE MARY O’MALLEY
The greatest threat we face.
The Time Has Come
Our Better Angels
Listening to inner direction.
Together, we cannot fail.
The Molecular Bonds of Community
The physics of metaphysical connection.
Jung and the Greening of Psychology
A person is neurotic if not connected to the land.
DENNIS L. MERRITT
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