George Lawrence (painter)

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George Feather Lawrence (1901–1981) was born in Sydney, Australia and for many years was regarded as one of the foremost painters in the impressionist style. He studied under Julian Rossi Ashton and Henry C. Gibbons at the famous Sydney Art School in the old Queen Victoria Building; and later in London and Paris.[1]

Lawrence was a member of the Society of Artists, Sydney and is well represented in all National and most Provincial Galleries in Australia. His work has been acquired for other National Collections including Auckland and Dunedin, New Zealand; Kuala Lumpur, Zambia, United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Italy and United States of America. He has held one-man exhibitions in all Australian capitals.

Awards[edit]

  • Wynne Prize for Landscape, Sydney 1949
  • Crouch Prize, Ballarat 1949
  • Bendigo Art Prize in 1950

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell Jean, George Lawrence, An illustrated biography with text by Jean Campbell, published by Australian Artist Editions, Sydney