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. 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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  2. Time to think MAINE

    Another place to think,  acrylic on paper I did my first Maine Workshop in 1976 and have never missed a year without teaching painting in Maine. Maine is the perfect spot to paint and think about painting.  I would love to have you join me in June or July to […]

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  3. Santa Fe, NM Workshop for Madeline Island School of the Arts Feb 2019

    Not-So-Basic Basics with Skip Lawrence MISA West – Santa Fe Campus February 4-8, 2019 – Registration now open!   Click here for more information and registration: http://bit.ly/2Cm2MvU Each day we will focus on a general concept of art that is applicable to every student no matter his or her level of […]

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