About

 

Artist Statement

My work currently deals with concepts associated to consumerism in our post-humanist world. As the idea of the material product is pushed aside for the value of consumable information, our value systems change and we are forced to mediate a new relationship between technology and humans... 

Artist Bio

Andrew Lawson is 2-D artist primarily working in printmaking, drawing and painting. Andrew resides in Midland, Texas and his work has been exhibition nationally and internationally with numerous awards. 

 

Curriculum Vitae 

 Education

 2018    MFA in Printmaking, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

            (Expected graduation: May 2021)

2015    BA cum luade, History, University of Texas Permian Basin, Odessa, TX

2004    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

 Solo Exhibitions

Upcoming – 2021 May – John F. Lott Gallery, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, Texas

Upcoming – 2021 January – Black Hen Gallery, Midland, Texas

2016 – Untitled Solo Exhibition, Starr Gallery, Houston, Texas

2017 – Untitled Solo Exhibition, Kamiposi Gallery, Midland, Texas

 Select Group Exhibitions

 2020

  • 8th International Juried Print Exhibition – Remarque Print Workshop – Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • FL3TCH3ER Exhibition – Reece Museum, Johnson City, Tennessee
  • CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, Texas
  • Purely Abstract – Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois
  • Outside the Box – Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, California
  • We’re Only Human – 620 Gallery, Round Rock, Texas
  • Footprint – Center for Contemporary Printmaking, New Canaan, Connecticut
  • The Next Big Thing – Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, California
  • 64 Arts – Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, Illinois
  • Intersections – Umpqua Valley Arts Gallery, Roseburg, Oregon
  • Under Pressure: National Printmaking Exhibit – The Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • The New Vanguard: Explorations into the New Contemporary – Keep Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Four Rivers Print Biannual - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
  • Ink Matters – IU Kokomo Downtown Gallery, St. Kokomo, Indiana
  • Finding Your Voice in America Today – Kelwood Contemporary Art, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Ink: New Prints – Site: Brooklyn – Brooklyn, New York
  • Printmaking Plus – Payge Gallery, Denver, Colorado
  • New Prints – International Printmaking Center New York – New York City, New York
  • A Generous Kingdom IV - Verum Ultimum Art Gallery - Portland, Oregon 

2019

  • Print//Pop - Crooked Tree Arts Center – Traverse City, Michigan
  • Black & White Juried Show – 311 Gallery – Raleigh, North Carolina
  • ORIGINAL: Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Prints – Crooked Tree Arts Center – Traverse City, Michigan
  • Real People 2019 – Old Court House Arts Center – Crystal Lake, Illinois
  • Axis Gallery: 14th National Juried Exhibition – Axis Gallery – Sacramento, California
  • Unexpected Narratives: Explorations in Photography and Printmaking – Remarque Gallery – Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Texas National Competition & Exhibition – SFA Galleries – Nacogdoches, Texas
  • After Dark 8 – Greg Moon Art Gallery – Taos, New Mexico
  • 2019 Atlanta Print Biennial – Kai Lin Art Gallery – Atlanta, Georgia
  • New Contemporary: High Art, Low Art, and everything in between – Keep Contemporary – Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Innovations in Printmaking – Cade Art Gallery – Arnold, Maryland
  • Freedom of Expression – Webster Arts Center – St. Louis, Missouri

2018

  • A Generous Kingdom III - Verum Ultimum Art Gallery - Portland, Oregon 
  • Impression: A National Printmaking Exhibition - d'Art Center, Norfolk, Virginia 
  • Impressed 2018: Behind the Hedges, Group Printmaking Show - Art Gym, Denver, Colorado 
  • Impressions: Nationally Juried Printmaking Exhibition - Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland

2017

  • After Dark 6 - Greg Moon Art Gallery, Taos, New Mexico

2016

  • Two Person Exhibition - Art by Brad King and Andrew Lawson, Kamiposi Gallery, Midland, TX

 

Awards

  • 2020 – Honorable Mention, for piece titled: “Umbrella Girl #8”, We’re Only Human Exhibition – 620 Art Gallery, Round Rock, TX
  • 2020 - Award of Merit, for piece titled: “Factory #2”, Printmaking Plus – Payge Gallery, Denver, Colorado
  • 2018 -Award of Merit, for piece titled: "The Takeover", MOCA Art Show,  Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, Virginia  
  • 2018 - Best in Printmaking, Scottsdale Arts Festival, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • 2017 -  Tammany Award, Covington Three Rivers Art Festival, Covington, Louisiana
  • 2017 - 1st Place Printmaking for piece: “The Takeover”, MAA Juried Exhibition, McCormick Gallery, Midland College. Midland, Texas.
  • 2017 - Best in Show for oil painting “Storm in a Teacup” - Midland Art Association Spring Juried Event, Kamiposi Gallery, Midland Texas
  • 2017 - 1st Place Printmaking for mezzotint titled: “Space Oddity”, Midland Art Association Spring Juried Event, Kamiposi Gallery, Midland, Texas
  • 2017 - Best in Show, Celebration of the Arts, Midland, Texas

 Symposiums and Lectures

  • Lecturer and exhibitor for the ‘Sun Portion” of the: Sun, Wind, Earth and Sky Art and Lecture Series – Charles Adam Studio Project, Lubbock Texas

Press

  • Ubiñas, Helen, It’s a Warning and Art Under One Umbrella, The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 4, 2020
  • Lopez, Rich, Flower Power: Artist Andrew Lawson takes nature into the Abstract, Midland Reporter Telegram, August 12, 2017