CELEBRATION TIME with the LEFT HAND · Aug 1, 07:44 PM

After dealing with the possibilty of a brain tumor in 2013, a severe tremor developed in my right hand. I thought my career was over. In 2016, once I made the decision to overcome this huge obstacle, I started practicing with my Left Hand. And it is now time to celebrate my NEW NORMAL and allow myself to think of the FUTURE … which to me, is a priviledge.

No one knows what this brain lesion will do, but the future is now, and i am ready to finally create a body of work (with a left perspective). After so many of these images were thrown to the floor in frustration, anger and sadness, thinking i would never paint again, it is now my opportunity to represent their beauty, and my left hand is up to the task.

The paintings are all dedicated to Stu … who encouraged me to open up THE file.

And finally after 2 1/2 years of practice, I finally started larger format works starting in April 2019.

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  • Peak 1 Acrylics on Panel 30 x 40 $3150
  • Peak 2 Acrylics on Panel 30 x 40 $3850 SOLD
  • Awenda 1 Acrylics on Panel 40 x 60 $5200 SOLD

— Carol Currie

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CHAPTER ONE - HOW IT ALL STARTED - 'THE' HEADACHE · Jul 1, 01:28 PM

In 2012, we were running shows every weekend with art, music and demonstration from different artists and musicians booked until late July. We were a going concern in the arts community of midland all the while working on our own full time artist careers of commissioned sculpted paintings and flat panelled paintings…creating approximately 2 very large painted bas relief sculptures, and 15 large format flat solo works. Our careers were just starting to take off, and we just mastered how to create smaller moulds of our bas relief sculptures, which would present a product that would be a smaller more affordable hand painted 3-D replica version of the large sculpture.
UNTIL ……….

Mid May 2012, I had a severe headache…debilitating…on a scale of 1-10, it was a 10 … preventing me from attending the events in may, while I lay in bed. Since we were living above the gallery in a non-sound proof century home, we were forced to cancel future shows to address the headache, which immediately progressed to numbness and tingling in the lower right leg. Within 7 days, we went to our GP and our doctor ordered a cat scan which showed a cyst type lesion, so they ordered an MRI … and that began the process of numerous doctor appointments.
By early july the headache was numbed by a variety of medications, so I felt strong enough to do exhibit my solo work at the Toronto outdoor show. The MRI was scheduled later in july and we were waiting for an appointment with a North York neurologist. So we waited. And life carried on as usual.

— Carol Currie

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FUTURE PAINTINGS 2019-2020 · Jun 2, 07:16 PM

After dealing with the possibilty of a brain tumor in 2013, a severe tremor developed in my right hand. I thought my career was over. In 2016, once I made the decision to overcome this huge obstacle, I started practicing with my Left Hand. And it is now time to celebrate my NEW NORMAL and allow myself to think of the FUTURE … which to me, is a priviledge.

No one knows what this brain lesion will do, but the future is now, and i am ready to finally create a body of work (with a left perspective). After so many of these images were thrown to the floor in frustration, anger and sadness, thinking i would never paint again, it is now my opportunity to represent their beauty, and my left hand is up to the task.

The paintings are all dedicated to Stu … who encouraged me to open up THE file.

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  • 30 x 40
  • 30 x 40
  • 30 x 40
  • 24 x 48
  • 24 x 36
  • 24 x 36 diptych
  • 40 x 60
  • 24 x 48
  • 30 x 40
  • 30 x 40
  • 24 x 30
  • 30 x 40
  • 24x 36
  • 30 x 60
  • 36 x 36
  • 16 x 16
  • 16 x 16
  • 12 x 16
  • 12 x 16
  • 12x 24
  • 12 x 12
  • 8 x 12
  • 6 x 6
  • 6 x 6
  • 12 x 16

— Carol Currie


PAINTING with LEFT HAND! · Mar 3, 05:56 PM

Due to a severe Right Hand Tremor, I was forced to switch to the left hand for painting my detailed landscape works. The tremor started in October 2016 and is progressing to date (2019).

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  • Aspens in the Fall
    Acrylics on Panel
    30 x 60 Commission
  • Permanence..subtley everchanging
    Acrylics on Panel
    18 x 36 Commission
  • Beausoleil Tree
    Acrylics on Panel
    30 x 40 Commission
  • 614
  • Fox Lake Paddling
    Acrylics on Panel
    36 x 36 Commission
  • Sunset Georgian Bay
    Acrylics on Panel
    10 x 26 Commission
  • Antigua
    Acrylics on Panel
    18 x 24 Commission
  • Heron>br/> Acrylics on Panel
    8 x 10 $180 SOLD
  • Hummingbird
    Acrylics on Panel
    8 x 8 Framed $300 SOLD
  • Daisy
    Acrylics on Panel
    8 x 8 $180 SOLD
  • Red Pine
    Acrylics on Studio Cast
    15 x 25 $1800
  • Beach Tree
    Acrylics on Panel
    12 x 16 $450 SOLD
  • Dandelion
    Acrylics on Panel
    8 x 8 SOLD
  • Winter Frood Lake
    Acrylics on Panel
    8 x 10 Commission
  • Beach Path
    Acrylics on Panel
    12 x 16 $600 SOLD
  • 650ABC
  • 630
  • The Crack
    Acrylics on Panel
    24 x 36 Commission
  • Beausoliel
    Acrylics on Panel
    24 x 30 $1600 SOLD
  • Honey Harbour,12x16 Commission
  • Father and Daughter Acrylics on Panel 8 x 10 Commission
  • Ginger Cat Acrylics on Panel 6 x 8 SOLD
  • Looking over the Bay Acrylics on Panel 8 x 10 SOLD
  • Iceberg4 Acrylics on PAnel 6 x 8 $200SOLD
  • Iceberg1
    Acrylics on Panel 12 x 16 $350 SOLD
  • Tulip 6x6 $90 SOLD
  • Daisy, 6x6,$90 SOLD
  • Pebbles on the Beach
    Acrylics on Panel
    6 x 8 Commission
  • Ellie and Monarch
    Acrylics on Panel
    6 x 8 Commission
  • 661ABC
  • Monarch3
    Acrylics on Panel
    6 x 6 $125 SOLD
  • Monarch1
    Acrylics onPanel
    6 x 6 $125 SOLD
  • Driftwood
    Acrylics on Panel
    40 x 60 Commission
  • Peak 1 Acrylics on Panel 30 x 40 $3150
  • Peak 2 Acrylics on Panel 30 x 40 $3850 SOLD
  • Awenda 1 Acrylics on Panel 40 x 60 $5200 SOLD

— Carol Currie


Art on the Rocks, WHALEN ISLAND · Jul 29, 11:00 AM

Art on the Rocks

Whalen ISLAND, Cognashene, ON



July 29, 2018, 11-4:30

— Carol Currie