Artwork by Lisa Curry Mair

Tackling Art and Emotions

Tackling Art and Emotions

It's been quite a week. When I woke up Wednesday to my radio telling me who our new president was going to be I was in a state of shock. Emotions washed over me and threw me into a turmoil of anxiety. I don't do angry well. It's one of the big reasons I prefer to work...

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“Real” Art

“Real” Art

I've been painting to earn a living for more than 25 years. You'd think I'd be starting to figure it out. Well, maybe I'm starting to, but sometimes it feels like I'm such a newbie at this "art" stuff! When I first started creating floorcloths I was fresh off a stint...

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Feasting My Eyes in Horse Country

Feasting My Eyes in Horse Country

October has been a busy month! First I went to Middleburg, Virginia to mix business with pleasure as I visited my daughter, Lauren, and called upon some decorators and shops in the area to show them my work. Then I spent a couple of days teaching a class in...

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A Hunt Scene mural for a New Hampshire home

A Hunt Scene mural for a New Hampshire home

Back in February I visited a home in New Hampshire to talk about the home owners' desire for me to create a mural for three walls of their beautiful home's parlor. They are both members of North Country Hounds, a foxhunt in the local area, and they requested scenes of...

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Top rider and artist team up for Brooke USA

Top rider and artist team up for Brooke USA

USET top-ranked equestrian Lauren Kieffer and artist Lisa Curry Mair have teamed up to raise funds for Brooke USA, which exists to support the work of the Brooke, the world's largest international equine welfare charity, alleviating suffering for 82 years. From now...

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Combining Tradition and Art

Combining Tradition and Art

As I work through my week, I realize how so much of what I do is connected to the traditional aspects of art and riding. It all starts with really strong basics. For my art I need a beautifully crafted and prepared floorcloth or mural. I'm not happy unless it's done...

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Grabbing ideas. Creating designs.

Grabbing ideas. Creating designs.

It's been a very busy Spring here at the studio. I am very excited to say that several new places (businesses, reps and media outlets) have popped up asking to spread the word about my work. Saying that I feel flattered would be a huge understatement. The creative bug...

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Puppies, Paintings and Ponies

Puppies, Paintings and Ponies

We have a new member of our furry family here at the farm! Last Saturday we picked up the cutest little fluffball and welcomed her into our home. "Devon" was rescued by the Lucy MacKenzie Humane Society. I first laid eyes on her at their Spring Fling Fundraising...

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The Wayland Mural

The Wayland Mural

Yesterday, certified wallpaper hanger, Charlie Gilley, and I went to Wayland, Mass and hung a mural on four walls of a 1750s home in Wayland, Massachusetts. This was the final step in a process which started back in October of 2015. Friend of the homeowners and...

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My Cousin Rufus- The Wall Murals of Rufus Porter

My Cousin Rufus- The Wall Murals of Rufus Porter

I will be presenting an educational session on the murals of my 3rd cousin, 5 times removed, Rufus Porter, at the Old House and Barn Expo this Sunday, March 13 at noon. I will be showing photographs of several Porter murals I've personally seen, as well as several I...

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