I'm Skip Lawrence, an Artist and Teacher
I 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.
August 3, 2013
The Maine workshops were exceptional. Both the June and July classes were filled with creative, provocative, mysterious, daring,and personal works of art. There was also lots of fun. After class get together Here I am demonstraing a new stamping technique. The 4 O’clock “Wall meeting” where we share profound thoughts….
March 31, 2013
I have found that when students are given permission to explore ideas about making art the results are exactly what we all profess to be the ultimate – personal and creative images. The question is do we really want to be creative artist or imitators of what has gone before….
March 30, 2013
Painting is a isolated activity. I have never found a way to make it otherwise. Every step requires solitude. It begins by a trip to the lumber or art store where, in my case, I buy 4′x8′ panels of hardboard. These are panels ofter referred to a masonite. As it…