T. Allen Lawson
With an eye for subtle beauty and a dedication to continual study, T. Allen Lawson works and paints in the tradition of earlier representational artists. His paintings and drawings are consistently evolving expressions of the artist and his surroundings.
Tim formally studied portraiture and figure drawing at the American Academy of Art in Chicago and at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He has painted and studied throughout the United States and on three continents.
His work is part of the permanent collections of the Farnsworth Art Museum, the Portland Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Whitney Gallery of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center and the Florence Griswold Museum. In 2008, T. Allen Lawson was chosen to create the White House Christmas card. The painting is now a part of the White House permanent art collection.
T. Allen Lawson received the Golden Thunderbird Award – Best of Show at the Maynard Dixon Country 2006. He has also received the Red Smith Memorial Award at the National Museum of Wildlife Art; the John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Grant; the Jurors’ Choice Award from the Buffalo Bill Historical Center; and in 2000 he was the winner of both the Artists’ Choice Award and the William E. Weiss Purchase Award at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.
T. Allen Lawson is represented by the Simpson Gallagher Gallery in Cody, Wyoming, Ten High Street in Camden, Maine and the Jonathan Cooper Park Walk Gallery in London.
Tim lives with his wife and their four children in Rockport, Maine.