Field Guides

This two-person exhibit is presented in conjunction with the Wild and Scenic Film Festival and features Darlene Farris-Labar’s 3D Botanicals and Philip Juras’s oil paintings. The featured film of the festival, Cultivating the Wild  presents Philip as one of six Southerners committed to reclaiming the nature of the South through art, science, and culture. The creation of the following field and studio paintings is presented in the film.

Switchcane

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Almo Tract, Chattahoochee Fall Line WMA, Georgia
2018

Oil on canvas 36 x 60 in. (91.4 x 152.4 cm)
Private collection

Flame Front

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Moody Forest, Appling County, Georgia
March 11, 2017

Oil on canvas 14 x 18 in. (35.6 x 45.7 cm)
Available

Broomsedge

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Moody Forest, Appling County, Georgia
March 11, 2017

Oil on canvas 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
Available

Wiregrass

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Moody Forest, Appling County, Georgia
March 11, 2017

Oil on canvas 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
Available

Smoke Study

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Moody Forest, Appling County, Georgia
March 11, 2017

Oil on canvas 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
Available

Fuel Impression

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Moody Forest, Appling County, Georgia
March 11, 2017

Oil on paper 10 x 10 in. (25.4 x 25.4 cm)
Available

Late Afternoon Light

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Moody Forest, Appling County, Georgia
March 10, 2017

Oil on paper 10 x 10 in. (25.4 x 25.4 cm)
Available
Sale pending

Anthony Shoals, Morning

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Broad River, Wilkes County, Georgia
May 14, 2017

Oil on canvas 8 x 11 in. (20.3 x 27.9 cm)
Private collection

Anthony Shoals, Afternoon

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Broad River, Wilkes County, Georgia
May 12, 2017

Oil on canvas 8 x 11 in. (20.3 x 27.9 cm)
Private collection

Flame and Shadow

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Moody Forest, Appling County, Georgia
March 11, 2017

Oil on paper 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Available

Pocket of Green

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Moody Forest, Appling County, Georgia
March 11, 2017

Oil on paper 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Available

Philip working on one of the paintings featured in the film and in the exhibit.  Photo by Eric Breitenbach.
Philip Juras painting a prescribed fire.