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Andrea Lawson was born in Hollywood California. She received her MFA from Parsons school of Design,The New School, NYC. She received her B.A. in Fine Art from the University of California at Santa Cruz , where she studied painting, sculpture and intaglio printmaking. Andrea is a member of the Corvidae Press in Port Townsend, Washington.
Her work has been exhibited across the United States and in Europe and has received multiple awards. A partial list of Andrea’s solo and juried exhibits include: The Painting Center, New York, The Cape Museum of Fine Art, Massachussetts. Montserrat College of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Gallery K, Los Angeles, Ronnebaekshholm Arts & Culture Centre, Denmark, Ecole Nationale Superieur des Beaux Arts, Paris, France. In Washington State: Gallery 110, The King County Arts Commission, Seattle, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Artisans On Taylor and Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend.
Andrea's work combines expressionist gestures with an observation of nature. " Working with color and the viscous character of paint, my gestural Rite of Spring series is inspired by dance movement. In my paintings, I seek to address man's connection with the natural world."
Lawson is a Published and Lilsted member of The Society of Children's Book Writer's and Illustrators. She is currently writing and illustrating a children's book about dancing. Andrea teaches workshops to all ages including “The Voyage of Creativity”, which was taught aboard the historic schooner, Martha. Her studio overlooks The Port Townsend Bay where she lives with her husband, Michael Hamilton, a furniture designer and their two daughters.