architecture & design



History of Texas, The Alamo, Michael Curtis

Significant commissions include The History of Texas (the largest US frieze of the 20th Century), Justice Thurgood Marshall, and many public statues, including General Eisenhower. Recent commissions include a double portrait and a general’s cartouche. 


Fort Worth Architecture, Frost Brothers

Commissions include The New American Home,  The Frost Building,  homes for, a townhouse block and home additions. Also developing two architectural Orders to amend the traditional Orders: The “Levantian” and the “Aeolian”, included in The Beautiful Home.  


Liberty Statue, Striding Liberty, Michael Curtis

Numerous portrait busts for the Library of Congress, The Supreme Court Building, and other public buildings, including Justice Thurgood Marshall. Corporate and private portraits are found in the United States and Europe.

Funerary Arts

Classical Urn, Columbarium, Michael Curtis

Stones, monuments, and memorials are designed to flatter the landscape, to fit the setting, and to honor the person. 

Medals & Awards

American Eagle Coin Medal Statue Michael Curtis

Specialty in fine medals, including the George Washington Presidential Medal, the John Marshall Medal in Law, The Federalist Society's James Madison Medal, et cetera

Landscape & Gardens

Griffin, Classic Gryphon

Landscapes, pools, fountains, follies, and institutional features are each designed in sympathy to the context.  

the studio


Architectural Plan, Tidewater

Civic Statues, Portrait Busts, Architectural Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, Decorative Painting.

Current Projects

Grave Marker, Portrait Gravestone

A selection of Statues, Medals, Coins, Homes, Books and Gravestones in progress, 2017.

Available Work

Hercules Statue, Herakles, Michael Curtis

A selection of Statues and Statuettes completed and available and others in progress, nearing completion.

Books & Prose

Select prose, out-of-print, in-print, and forthcoming, Classical Architecture and Monuments of Washington, D.C. (January 15, 2018 release).

Books & Verse

Bee Bee Verses, Michael Curtis

Select verse, out-of-print, in-print, forthcoming, and published, including Bee Bee Verses, Land of Sunlight and Stars, and The Priapeia.

Tours & Lectures

Alexandria Classical Academy

Recent tours, lectures, and essays on classical aesthetics, American art history, and classical Washington DC.



 Accomplished leader in the resurgence of traditional American culture and classical art with forty years experience in architecture, sculpture, painting, writing, and arts administration; including the formation of scholarly, cultural, and artistic projects and organizations which have challenged modernist orthodoxy.   


 Classical pictures and statues housed in over 300 private and public collections including The Library of Congress and The United States Supreme Court; public statues include General Eisenhower, Justice Thurgood Marshall, The History of Texas, and various portraits and medals, Geo. Washington for The National Portrait Gallery, James Madison for The Federalist Society, Justice John Marshall for the John Marshall Foundation, et cetera. 


 Traditional teaching and lecturing at universities, colleges, and museums including The Institute of Classical Architecture, The Center for Creative Studies, and The National Gallery of Art.   Many works in prose and in verse, both fiction and nonfiction, attest to an abiding interest in essential American values, Western Civilization, and civil society.      


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