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 Denver Art Museum, the Yale University Art Gallery, the Portland Museum of Art, the Whitney Gallery of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, the Florence Griswold Museum and the Farnsworth Art 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 for Best of Show at the Maynard Dixon Country art show in 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.
Tim and his family live in Rockport, Maine.