Artwork by Lisa Curry Mair

Purchase a Print. Help Houston’s (and Florida’s) Horses.

I completed a painting with the intent of raising funds for horses in need following the devastation in Houston (and Montana and now Florida...). I've done projects like this before and I feel it's a small way I can use my artwork to help others. If you are interested...

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A Week in the Cotwolds, England

A Week in the Cotwolds, England

When our daughter Lauren informed us that she would be spending the entire summer in England, messing about with horses it didn't take us long to change our August vacation plans to include a visit with her. Bart and I had never been "across the pond" and really...

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Suggestions please! Foxhunting, dressage, pastoral?

Suggestions please! Foxhunting, dressage, pastoral?

I would love it if the readers of my blog would help me in choosing subjects for upcoming paintings. I feel that I am finding my groove and I'm really happy painting these historic-feeling scenes with lots of stuff going on. The interaction between horses, hounds and...

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Choosing Colors…

Choosing Colors…

I have been painting a lot of horses this year and this makes me very happy! As I layout and compose a painting, I think about what colors are going to work best with each new piece. Yesterday I did a little pencil sketch to start thinking about a new painting. As I...

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Living in another artist’s space

Living in another artist’s space

I was drawn to this place from my first step inside. Even though the couple we bought it from had spent 2 years turning Tom Clark's studio into an apartment, and carpets hung over doorways to keep the drafts out of the dingy, cut-up space, I could feel Tom's presence....

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Floorcloth Painting Class at Rufus Porter Museum

Floorcloth Painting Class at Rufus Porter Museum

Every summer I head to Bridgton, Maine for a couple of days to teach a floorcloth painting class at the Rufus Porter Museum. Bridgton is a great little town a little west of Portland, where many of Rufus Porter's murals have settled. I love teaching this class, as...

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‘Round the Bend

‘Round the Bend

I just finished the fourth fox-hunt-themed wall hanging this week. My goal in January was to have 6 of these done by the end of July, so I'm right on track! It's been quite a learning curve, creating 6 related pieces. I do feel that each one has taught me so much!...

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The beauty of a simple barn and a sheep.

The beauty of a simple barn and a sheep.

Right across the Connecticut River from me is a beautiful town called Cornish, NH. Last weekend I was driving up the road which meanders along the river past old houses, rolling fields and the distant view of Mount Ascutney when I came across this great barn. The...

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Cleveland Bay painting in the works

I am working on a piece to promote Cleveland Bay horses. Great breed- so versatile! Would you like to help? This group wants a painting to auction off as a fundraiser for the Mid-Atlantic Cleveland Bay Network. I have offered them a much reduced price on the painting...

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Prints are now available!

High quality prints on canvas are now available directly from the studio. These were printed with an antique tone, to make them appear older. Each 12" X 16" print is mounted on board and is finished with a fade resistant, wipeable varnish. Each is signed and numbered...

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