Artwork by Lisa Curry Mair

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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The Painting Process

The Painting Process

This week I finished the second of six 3 foot by 6 foot fox hunt scene wall hangings that I have planned to complete this spring. While I painted this piece I tried to remind myself to take photos to demonstrate my process. Sometimes I get rolling along and it's hard...

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When “hunting” creates a sense of peace

When “hunting” creates a sense of peace

I grew up hating hunting. I hated the idea of venturing into the wonders of nature with the intent of killing something. My father and my brother hunted birds- pheasants, partridge, ducks- and all I could see was the limp carcasses they'd bring home. Nature's pieces...

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Unraveling the Sweater

Unraveling the Sweater

If you are a knitter, you know that moment when you realize you dropped a stitch way back at the beginning of your project. It's a gaping hole, just waiting to run and ruin everything below it and make your project useless. And then the next ugly realization is that...

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Our horses are family

Our horses are family

Today is St. Patrick's Day and that reminds me that it's Ace's birthday. "Ace" (show name: Ace in the Hole) was a 3/4 TB, 1/4 Percheron my mother brought into our family back in the 80s. At the time, he was being sold because he had decided he had done enough show...

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A reproduction Rufus Porter mural heads to its new home.

A reproduction Rufus Porter mural heads to its new home.

This week I completed my first full-size reproduction of a Rufus Porter mural. My client had seen and fallen in love with the original mural when he saw it at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. His home is right on the Boston waterfront and he wanted to reproduce this...

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Commission a piece! How to get started.

Commission a piece! How to get started.

If you are interested in having Lisa Curry Mair create a special mural or painting for you, please fill out the form below and include your mailing address in "your message". You will receive a pamphlet explaining the process of having a custom piece made and a...

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An exciting new project-Antique Folding Screen

An exciting new project-Antique Folding Screen

I probably shouldn't be allowed in antique stores or salvage shops. My head goes crazy thinking about all the things I can create from things left behind. I often pick up old frames for my artwork at these places. I love the patina and the dings and scratches that...

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Horse and Dog Portraits

Horse and Dog Portraits

Working from a good, uncluttered photo of your horse or dog, I will create a 5" X 7" sketch for you. Cost is $50. No shipping charged if a high res digital file is requested. Otherwise shipping within the US is $15. Allow 3 weeks for delivery. Use the Order Form...

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