Category Archives: Leah Graham Paintings

Squirrel Dogs: Piper’s first hunt

“Piper on Tree” 30″ x 40″ acrylic on canvas (Piper’s 1st squirrel) Lone Willow Piper Original Mountain Cur Breeders Association OMCBA # J-229 Piper came for the best of breeding and was a natural from the start. His father, Twin … Continue reading

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Lazy ‘Bones

“Lazy ‘Bones” 16″ x 22″ acrylic on paper Having a litter of pups to raise every summer was just part of growing up on Lone Willow Farm. (Lucky for me and my brother!) Playing with puppies every day during the … Continue reading

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My Inspiration

Meet Chunky (AKA Beags, Beagle, Chunky Monkey, Chunkster, Chunk): Not your typical waggy-tailed, happy-go-lucky, bawling beagle. Quite the contrary, this pup never howls or barks, rarely wags his tail around anyone (but me), and around others tends to scurry around … Continue reading

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Ka-boom, Tally-Ho!

Ka-boom, Tally-Ho! Pine Tower was the home of Dan A beagle with a bawl. Too, Crackers, Crowe and Dewey lived behind that sandstone wall. In summertime they’d lay around and swat the flies with tails, But come first frost, and … Continue reading

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Hounds of Appalachia Background

Humans have hunted with canine companions since prehistoric times: it can be considered the world’s oldest sport. In Appalachia, dogs were vital for survival in frontier days. It has been said that without Mountain Curs, the mountains could not have … Continue reading

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