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, 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.
May 23, 2019
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 […]
March 22, 2019
December 11, 2018
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 […]