…Martin Creek is as fine an example as any of a clear mountain stream. Bartram’s “unparalleled cascade”, the grandest and highest of the three cascades on the creek, is certainly as beautiful as it has always been, but it was the lowest section of falling water that I was most taken by. Here the stream runs with “irresitable rapidity” through a series of deep potholes sculpted in a narrow passage through the bedrock of the mountain. On this hot May afternoon, a cool mist rose from the cascade of cold rushing water.
Excerpt from page 32 of the exhibit book: Philip Juras: The Southern Frontier, Landscapes Inspired by Bartram’s Travels.
Studio painting – October.
January 28 - May 8, 2011
May 28 - Aug 14, 2011
Morris Museum of Art
Published in conjunction with Philip’s 2011 exhibition at the Telfair Museum, Savannah, Georgia. With essays by Philip Juras, Dorinda Dallmeyer, Holly Koons McCullough – poem by Janisse Ray – foreword by Steven High. Winner of the Georgia Author of the Year Award (Specialty Book Category) from the Georgia Writers Association, 2012. Published by Telfair Books, 2011. Second printing (paperback) published by the University of Georgia Press, 2015.