July-August 2016

by Jonathan KaneMonarch
colored pencil, 9 x 15 inches
by Jonathan Kane
Jonathan Kane is an art teacher in Indianapolis, creates commissioned works, and also offers small group lessons for youths and adults. Landscapes, botanicals, and other close views represent Jon’s deep respect for the natural world, and he hopes to personally connect with objects and environments even more closely by conveying a feeling of their presence through his work. “A painting captures and holds onto a moment long after the moment has passed, and my goal is to do just that as I explore and then translate my sketches and photographs into paintings,” he says.

 

CONTENTS
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Cities of Kindness
The effort must start now.
THOMAS P. HEALY
Organic Industry Structure
Who makes the foods you’re buying?
PHILIP H. HOWARD
God and Government
No one’s holy book should be used for policy-making.
REV. BARRY W. LYNN
Little White House
A poem.
ANN McGRIFFIN
Indiana State Parks
A centennial celebration, 1916–2016.
BOB SANDER
John Muir: Environmental Visionary
How can we close our eyes on so precious a world?
LIZA HYATT
Indiana
The official state poem.
ARTHUR FRANKLIN MAPES
The Value of the Urban Forest
Trees contribute to economic and environmental health.
PAMELA C. LOUKS
The Green Man
A symbol of the living intelligence of the planet.
THOMAS P. HEALY
Fruit
A poem.
MARK TRELA

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