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, best friend,artist, Diane Santarella and our dog, Rothko "The Wonder Dog" 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. The Feeling Tone is the Subject.

    OMG I am becoming a minimalist and loving it.  After years of preaching the need for dominance in one’s work, I am following my own advice.  I begin each new painting by deciding on a color, value, or texture dominance.  My first application of paint is not an object but a […]

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  2. Skip’s Maine workshop 2019

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  3. Greeting Card Paintings

    For many years I have enjoyed making hand painted  cards for Christmas.  These are popular with many of my closest friends to the point that if I miss sending them, I get questions as to why “we did not get our annual card?” Since I so much enjoy the chance […]

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