‘Through his work as a painter, and through the example he has set as a leader and teacher, Alan Lawson has been a major influence on the revival of representational painting. He has stood for real aesthetic values’  (2015 May) Today’s Masters. Fine Art Connoisseur, 55-59.

detail self portrait

Recent interviews, press, and panel discussions below:

Today’s Master Alan Lawson


Trailer for TRAC 2014

Minimalism and art

Interview for digiqualia

Interview drawn in black

Article in UrbanTimes

Panel Discussion


 Recent Awards and Publications

Portrait Society of America (2nd Merit, 2015)

Bridport Poetry Prize (Shortlist 2014)

Bare Hands Poetry

Portrait Society of America (5th Honourable Mention 2014)

Plein Air Salon (2013)

Portrait Society of America (3rd Merit 2012)

Plein Air Salon (2012)



‘To stand in front of nature with a piece of burnt stick, or a brush loaded with oil and earth is to reconnect with something that stretches back to paleolithic man. It is something deeply human, it is an attempt to understand and an attempt to communicate.’ AJ Lawson