Plein Air – November 2005

From “The Art of Truthful Expression” by Rachel Wolf in Plein Air magazine

“On the wall of T. Allen Lawson’s studio hangs a quotation in the artist’s own handwriting, copied while reading Willa Cather’s Song of the Lark. It says, ‘Artistic growth is, more than anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness.’  The search for authentic expression drives this much-honored painter. Lawson grew up in Wyoming with  a love for drawing and painting. He found encouragement from an eighth-grade art teacher, who gave him his first exhibition in the 1970s.”

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