I'm Skip Lawrence, an Artist and Teacher

Skip LawrenceI am passionate about art. I love making it, sharing it, talking about it, looking at it, and teaching it. I have been at it since I was twelve and there was never any doubt in my mind  that I would spend my life in art.  I am very fortunate to be able to say that I have.

I share that with my wife, artist, Diane Santarella and our dog, Simon in our home and studio in rural, central Maryland. When I am not teaching or painting I can be found on a local stream, fly fishing or playing a round of golf or enjoying an exhibit at an art museum.

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Recent Blog Posts

  1. Maine July Class 2014

      Another great 2 weeks of shared passions. These artist surprize me everyday with their creativity, enthusiasm, diligent quest authentic imagery.  They are also very enthusiastic about the after class “wall wall meetings” that have become a tradition like non other.

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  2. June Workshop 2014

    What a great first workshop for Maine 2014 the weather was perfect as was the class.  Diverse, enthusiastic, committed, and fun are the words most appropriate to describe the students.  I look forward to following their journey and to the opportunity to be their coach in the future.

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  3. The days before Maine

    In just a few days we will back out of the garage with a van full of the normal stuff plus one quite Cocker Spaniel name Rothko, an eagerness to share our love of Maine, art, and lobster.  Maine has become our second home.  We have as many friends there…

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